Dear Muzammil, You could try getting in touch with Prof.Uday Narayan Singh, a famous Maithili poet and linguist. See: http://www.udayanarayana.com/. His phone number and address are available from this site.
Regards, Tejaswini On 6 October 2014 17:52, muzammil <muzammil.wikipe...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear friends, > > I am pleased to inform you that the language committee is ready to approve > independent Maithili Wikipedia project. > > In a related development, a separate mailing list for the language which > was denied earlier has been approved on my request for reconsideration.  > > I just need an endorsement from Maithili language experts that the > painstakingly developed content in the incubator project ( > https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:PrefixIndex/Wp/mai) is that > of the language and NOT ANOTHER LANGUAGE. > > I request help from any friendly quarter -- WMIN / CIS / other volunteers > in this direction. > > Regards, > Muzammil > >  *Email for Language Committee Member WF Warburg*: > > Hello Muzammil and Ganesh, > > the activity of Maithili Wikipedia in Incubator is now acceptable for > approval indeed. > The Language committee is willing to approve it, but usually for the > first Wikimedia project in a language, we contact a linguist or other > scholar who is an expert in the language, and ask him to verify that the > content in Incubator is indeed written in this language (as I already > explained to Ganesh when we talked in London). > > Do you know any such linguists/expert on Maithili language which LangCom > could contact for this verification? > Best regards, > MF-Warburg > >  https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44938 > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Tejaswini Niranjana, PhD Senior Fellow - Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS) Visiting Professor - Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Humanities, Lingnan University, Hong Kong Advisor, Access to Knowledge Programme, Centre for Internet and Society Visiting Faculty - Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indian Institute of Science (CCS-IISc) t: 91-80-41202302 http://heira.in www.cscs.res.in
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