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==Rationale==  
 
==Rationale==  
  
'''Portuguese''' (''português'') is a Romanic language spoken in 23 countries, including [[Portugal]], [[Brazil]], [[Angola]], [[Mozambique]] and [[East Timor]]. With more than 200 million native speakers, Portuguese is the fifth or sixth most popular mother-tongue language in the world (depending on how you count), and the second-largest Romance language, outnumbered only by Spanish.
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'''Portuguese''' (''português'') is a Romance language spoken in 23 countries, including [[Portugal]], [[Brazil]], [[Angola]], [[Mozambique]] and [[East Timor]]. With more than 200 million native speakers, Portuguese is the fifth or sixth most popular mother-tongue language in the world (depending on how you count), and the second-largest Romance language, outnumbered only by Spanish.
  
==Objectives==
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These speakers could be well-served by travel guides in their own native language. In addition, contributions by Portuguese speakers could be translated to existing Wikitravel language versions to give better local coverage of Portuguese-speaking destinations.
  
* Make a local travel guide for Portuguese, Brazilians and any other Portuguese speakers. We are not against international travels, but we believe that that information would fit better in the international (English) Wikitravel.
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==Goals==
  
==Name==
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*To create and maintain a '''Portuguese-language''' version of Wikitravel.
  
Why not translate also the name.
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==Steps==
  
*because that would require a dedicated server
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According to the [[Wikitravel:language version policy|language version policy]], these are the steps needed to start the new Wikitravel version.
*to reinforce and join forces in the brand wikitravel
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*because wikiviagem could be interpreted as 'wee, what a travel' , wikiviajante seems 'wow, what a traveller' and also both names are ugly.
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#Get three (3) '''Portuguese-speaking users''' to commit to helping with the project. '''Status: ''Complete''.''' There are more than 3 users signed up below.
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#Choose a '''go-between''' who can keep users on the other Wikitravel sites up-to-date on developments on Portuguese Wikitravel, and vice-versa. '''Status:  <font color='red'>''Critical''</font>'''. See below.
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#To '''translate the interface file''' for Wikitravel into Portuguese. '''Status: ''Unknown''.''' One or more of the Expedition members need to review and approve the interface file.
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#To '''launch''' the new Portuguese-language Wikitravel. '''Status: ''Pending''.''' Waiting for the above steps to be finished.
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#To translate the pages and '''create the infrastructure''' necessary to make Portuguese Wikitravel useful and friendly for new Portuguese-speaking contributors. '''Status: ''Pending launch''.''' This has been prematurely started on the English-language Wikitravel; the above steps should be finished first.
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#To make Portuguese Wikitravel an '''integrated part''' of the Wikitravel family with frequent go-between reports and good interlanguage links. '''Status: ''Pending launch''.'''
  
==Goal==
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==Members==
See the [[Wikitravel:Language version policy|Language version policy]] for see what it takes to start our own wikitravel
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==Gather a minimum team==
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Expedition members are listed below. You can volunteer to help by creating a user account on English Wikitravel (see [[Wikitravel:how to create a user account]]) and adding your signature below using four tildes (<nowiki>* --~~~~</nowiki>).
  
Member who would gladly like to contribute:
 
 
* ---[[User:Avsa|Avsa]]
 
* ---[[User:Avsa|Avsa]]
 
* ---[[User:Paulino Michelazzo|Paulino Michelazzo]]
 
* ---[[User:Paulino Michelazzo|Paulino Michelazzo]]

Revision as of 13:50, 9 November 2005

This page intends to organize efforts to make a Portuguese version of Wikitravel. Until the version is created, all discussions should be in English, so others Wikitravellers may join the discussion.

Rationale

Portuguese (português) is a Romance language spoken in 23 countries, including Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and East Timor. With more than 200 million native speakers, Portuguese is the fifth or sixth most popular mother-tongue language in the world (depending on how you count), and the second-largest Romance language, outnumbered only by Spanish.

These speakers could be well-served by travel guides in their own native language. In addition, contributions by Portuguese speakers could be translated to existing Wikitravel language versions to give better local coverage of Portuguese-speaking destinations.

Goals

  • To create and maintain a Portuguese-language version of Wikitravel.

Steps

According to the language version policy, these are the steps needed to start the new Wikitravel version.

  1. Get three (3) Portuguese-speaking users to commit to helping with the project. Status: Complete. There are more than 3 users signed up below.
  2. Choose a go-between who can keep users on the other Wikitravel sites up-to-date on developments on Portuguese Wikitravel, and vice-versa. Status: Critical. See below.
  3. To translate the interface file for Wikitravel into Portuguese. Status: Unknown. One or more of the Expedition members need to review and approve the interface file.
  4. To launch the new Portuguese-language Wikitravel. Status: Pending. Waiting for the above steps to be finished.
  5. To translate the pages and create the infrastructure necessary to make Portuguese Wikitravel useful and friendly for new Portuguese-speaking contributors. Status: Pending launch. This has been prematurely started on the English-language Wikitravel; the above steps should be finished first.
  6. To make Portuguese Wikitravel an integrated part of the Wikitravel family with frequent go-between reports and good interlanguage links. Status: Pending launch.

Members

Expedition members are listed below. You can volunteer to help by creating a user account on English Wikitravel (see Wikitravel:how to create a user account) and adding your signature below using four tildes (* --~~~~).

Translate those pages

Interface file translation

The interface file for Portuguese needs to be matched to Wikitravel. References to Wikipedia should be changed to {{SITENAME}} and reference to the GFDL should be changed to the CC by-sa 1.0.

Expedition members can edit the file here: Wikitravel:LanguagePt.php. It may be worthwhile to compare here: Wikitravel:Language.php for the English version.