On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 17:24, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Today, I went to download WordPress and it told me it is also available in
> Tamil. Very neatly done as it somehow detected that I am from Tamilnadu.
Geolocation within India is impossible. My guess is it used your browser's
accepted language and did it. Extension:Translate already has a similar
code like that.
> See the screenshot at: http://ravidreams.com/ta-wordpress.png
> A similar announcement in English Wiki projects is sure to double or
> triple traffic to Indic Wiki projects.
> We have been requesting this feature for years. Curious when it will be
It was briefly(week or two) done in 2011 Jan (infact some nice graphic
banners) post fundraising along with Thank you banners. We have 10 months
(non-fundraiser ones) and we can display this banner all along, but
question would it help and is it non-controversial?, who are the ones who
could decide on such a high impact sitenotice based on geolocation, this
list?, meta admins?, English wikipedians of India? Though there is nothing
wrong with intent, keeping banners for long needs some consensus.
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