This is an Open submission for Wikimania 2017 that has not yet been reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.
- Submission no. P-9010
- Title of the submission
- Type of submission
- Author of the submission
- Language of presentation
- E-mail address
- عباد ديرانية
- Country of origin
- Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
- Wikimedians of the Levant
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
This poster is intended to demonstrate a detailed proposal of for a new, modern design of Wiktionary. The main idea revolves around restructuring the Wikiproject to compromise only a single language version instead of 172. The proposal is built upon the argument that, if we want other Wikimedia projects to keep thriving like Wikipedia, we will have to make a change to them. If we try to adopt a new perspective, separating Wiktionary to dozens of language versions might seem plain meaningless: why would we need the infrastructure of a dictionary translated into every language in the world? A unified project, on the other hand, could make much more sense. It will be a lot easier for contributors from emerging communities to translate the crucial content, without having to bother with creating thousands of complicated pages and templates.
- What will attendees take away from this poster?
- Hopefully, attendees will be motivated to engage in brainstorming and discussing two extremely crucial issue for our movement: first, how can we make our sister projects as successful as Wikipedia is? And second, what can we do to keep Wikimedia sites up to date with the changing landscape of the internet and its user base?
- Theme of presentation
- Sister Projects
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