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Task force/Local language projects/Implementation

From Strategic Planning
Recommendation and priorities Volunteer/Editor Actions Wikimedia Foundation Wikimedia Chapters
  • Create outreach material
  • Coordinate outreach
  • Official outreach efforts
  • Help making outreach material effective in the local culture
Stimulate creation of local content
  • Create content of local interest
  • Develop methods for automatic collection of information from Google, Yahoo, Alexa, etc. about what people in different regions want to read about.
  • Develop methods for pointing potential editors to places where they are most likely to be able to contribute
  • Help identifying content of local interest
Localization and internationalization of the MediaWiki software
  • Translate system messages at translatewiki.net
  • Localize MediaWiki (support all character sets and right to left script)
  • Internationalize MediaWiki.
  • Run campaign to get more translators to www.translatewiki.net
  • Encourage locals to localize MediaWiki
Minimize the bandwidth that is required to load pages
  • Add MediaWiki features to make it possible to opt out from loading media
  • Infrastructural changes (caches or mirrors?)