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Stephen E Slevinski Jr slevin at SIGNPUDDLE.NET
Tue Oct 15 17:22:39 UTC 2013

On 10/14/13 2:29 PM, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
> I am a member of the language committee of the Wikimedia Foundation.
> the fact of having people on a committee is also very much that we can 
> bend the rules when there are good arguments for it.
Hi Gerard,

Your support is always appreciated.  The end of November, we should have 
the ASL Wikipedia on Incubator ready for an evaluation by the committee.

> The big reason why we need a Wikipedia in any sign language is because 
> it will show that it is possible to have a Wikipedia in a sign 
> language. The reason why I will support the first wikipedia in any 
> sign language is because there are few things likely to get noticed as 
> much as such a precedent.

Sign languages are written languages.  We have made great strides for 
online support.  These will continue to increase.

Thanks for your support,



Valerie Sutton
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