Sun 19th February 2012, 3:15pm
<img alt="" height="1" width="1" />The struggles of keeping Kannada [b]Wikipedia afloat[/b]The Hindu
In the world of online Kannada content, blogs may be thriving but Wikipedia is struggling. The reasons vary from technology barriers to lack of contributors, say Wikipedians. While there has been a surge in Kannada content in the last two years, ...View the article
Sun 19th February 2012, 9:21pm
I know a Russian guy who says that the Russian Wikipedia is quite different from its English counterpart, a great deal obviously owing to significantly different outlooks and cultural biases between the two cultures. Oftentimes Russian articles are quite a bit better than their English-language counterparts as well.
Of course there are crazy people on the Russian Wiki as well. Apparently there was a would-be admin (who lost nominations but still had influence in the community) who said that all "Jewish sources" (that is, Jewish authors, etc.) should be ignored because they are anti-white. He was fairly active but is now blocked.
Sun 19th February 2012, 11:14pm
That's pretty much most racists, however much they claim they are "racialists" or "racial separatists
" or whatever nuspeak of the day, it's nearly always the same neo-nazis, it's not about peoples' skin colours it's whatever their dead leader
Tue 21st February 2012, 8:34pm
looks like Kannada Wikipedia has about 11,200 articles, up from 6,900 in August 2009. its the 106th largest. But the language is in the mid 30s at least in terms of native speakers.
In comparison, Marathi is around #15 most spoken, and its wiki has 34,000 articles.