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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,
-Steve

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