Also, we already have that in the left side of every page, the sidebar on
every article lists the version of that article available in different
On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 6:45 PM, Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 5:24 PM, 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.
>> 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 implemented.
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> I tried that. twice.
> Back in 2010, we had banners pointing to Indic wikis, with messages like,
> there is a wiki in your language you can edit. Then it lead to landing
> pages with lists of indic language wikis.
> This banner ran for close to 2 months in late 2010 and early 2011. I think
> WMF staff might have tried it again during the year.
> Conclusion, it did not make a dent. Most people dismissed the banners, and
> never clicked, those that did, never followed to edit. It made little to no
> difference in the visitor or editor stats for the period.
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