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We're quite glad to have you here! I've been bothering FrJohn for some time about setting up a Greek OrthodoxWiki, but he always said we'd need interest first. Anyway, regarding your question to him about who is "host," the practice we've generally followed is to designate a person for each language and then let him organize things from there (especially since most of us don't all speak English, Greek, Spanish, Romanian, etc.). Perhaps if you request it of Fr. John, he'll designate you as the host for the Greek version. Given your experience as an administrator on the Greek Wikipedia and as a patrologist, I would say you're qualified. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs 05:47, May 25, 2007 (PDT)
- Dear Kalogeropoulos, Good to hear from you. Since there have been a number requests for EL, I've gone ahead and set up a basic wiki for it. I'd be happy to have your help looking after the wiki, since, as Fr. Andrew mentioned, I don't speak Greek! I've been reluctant to go ahead on EL, because we don't yet have even the basic documents translated, such as our copyright policy, and so on. I'm working on getting META together to better trace out these issues, but we also have guidelines at OrthodoxWiki:Localization. I'm not sure I'm ready to designate one official host yet -- usually I do that on the basis of an established history on the wiki. However, if you're willing/able to take some of these things on, I'm happy to give you sysop powers there and we'll go from there. — FrJohn (talk) 08:14, May 25, 2007 (PDT)
It's always a team effort! I'm grateful for your efforts here, and that EL is finally getting underway. I'll pass on the info to my friends (university students). Let me know if you need anything else from my side in terms of getting the wiki up and running. I think we should change the name of site (and the project namespace) to ΟρθόδοξοΒικι ? In time, we'll also get a logo in Greek. If you have a chance to work on the copyright pages, that would be very helpful too.... Like you, I'm very excited about the potential for OrthodoxWiki to bring together Orthodox people from around the globe. Seems like a beautiful work of collaboration to me. — FrJohn (talk)
- It's looking great over there - I'm very happy to have your help with this. Just let me know about Kostis or anybody else. The main thing I'd look for, besided competence and appropriateness, would be a demonstrated commitment to our work. I'll send you an email invite for the sysop email list as well. — FrJohn (talk)
Sorry about that -- nothing is lost. We're having some problems moving over the bulgarian database, and I had modified some settings that threw off how data was read from a few of the others -- I'll be more careful - sorry! — FrJohn (talk)
About Edit Tools
Christ among us,
I have a question about the edit tools you made for the el. localization, since I plan to import a similar one on the mk. localization.
Where should I put the edit tool box? Is there some meta, extension or special page? Thank you in advance,