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Use this page to make an announcement about noticeable events at a Wikisource subdomains, or other news related to Wikisource. It is supposed to be blog-style, and it is not intended to host discussions. Please post most recent items at the top of the list. Comments that are not posts will be deleted. Simple records that a subdomain has reached a given number of pages should be better posted at m:Wikimedia News. See also the local news pages on defritptru.

Italian Wikisource reaches 30,000 validated pages

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posted by --εΔω 22:29, 10 January 2013 (UTC)
With page 203 from the novel A challenge in the North Pole by Emilio Salgari, the Italian Wikisource has validated 30,000 pages checked with scans in Page mode by two different contributors.

French Wikisource reaches 100,000 validated pages

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posted by --Zyephyrus (talk) 20:57, 31 July 2012 (UTC)
With a page in the Bossu by Paul Féval, the French Wikisource has validated 100,000 pages checked with scans in Page mode by two different contributors.

Armenian wikisource has 2000 pages now!!

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posted by Վազգեն 2nd September 2011 (UTC)
The Armenian Wikisource has reached 2000 pages with a poem by Shushanik Kurghinian.

50000 texts

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posted by εΔω 20:15, 12 May 2011 (UTC)
Italian Wikisource has reached 50000 pages with a chapter from Monete e medaglie degli Spinola. Our growth is slow because we're actively working on matching uploaded texts with scanned sources. Many new scanned books are transcribed everyday.

Complete poetic works by Sergei Yesenin

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posted by Sergey kudryavtsev 11:59, 28 April 2011 (UTC)
Russian Wikisource has now all poetic works by Sergei Yesenin. We will continue our hard work on Yesenin's prose, essays, critique and letters.

Author namespace created at zh.ws

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posted by JerryofWong 11:21, 29 November 2010 (UTC)
The Chinese Wikisource has blocked by Communist Party of China in China mainland for unknown reason.

Swedish Wikisource reaches 5000 pages

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posted by Lavallen 09:54, 29 November 2010 (UTC)
With a chapter in the On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, the Swedish Wikisource has reached 5000 pages.

Venitian Wikisource got its own subdomain

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posted by VIGNERON 20:13, 13 November 2010 (UTC)
The Venetian Wikisource has just been created and can now be accessed at vec.wikisource.org. All pages from Category:Vèneto were already imported there.

Breton Wikisource got its own subdomain

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posted by MF-Warburg 20:13, 13 November 2010 (UTC)
The Breton Wikisource (Wikimammenn) has just been created and can now be accessed at br.wikisource.org. All pages from Category:Pajennoù brezhonek were already imported there.

BnF gives 1500 texts to french Wikisource

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posted by VIGNERON 10:11, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF, National Library of France) gave 1500 texts to french Wikisource. The list of the texts is here.

Bangla (bn) Wikisource reached 4000 pages

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posted by --Bellayet 09:06, 15 June 2010 (UTC)
Bangla (bn) Wikisource has been crossed 4000 pages milestone and 24th Wikisource among all the Wikisource site.

Norwegian Wikisource reaches 50% of pr-texts

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posted by ThomasV 09:26, 20 April 2010 (UTC)
In an effort to improve the quality and trustability of Wikisource, texts are now being backed with scans at many subdomains. This process is particularly advanced at the Norwegian Wikisource, where a milestone has been reached yesterday : more than 50% of the texts proposed at no.ws are now transcluded from the "Page" namespace and backed with scans. Congratulations!

Article count update on zh.ws

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posted by Shizhao 03:43, 25 January 2010 (UTC)
Bug 20998 fixed, run updateArticleCount.php on zhwikisource, article count from 53k to 99k.

Alemannic Wikisource reached 100 articles

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posted by Holder 13:05, 17 November 2009 (UTC)
Alemannic Wikisource has now reached 100 articles with Z'Basel an mym Rhy.

Almost complete works by Anton Chekhov

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posted by Sergey kudryavtsev 22:40, 11 November 2009 (UTC)
Russian Wikisource has now all short stories, novels and plays by Anton Chekhov. We will continue our hard work on Chekhov's essays, critique and letters.

da: has 700 pages now!!

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posted by DanishReporter 7th September 2009 (UTC)
The Danisch Wikisource has reached 700 pages and will go on!

cs: reached 10,000 pages

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posted by Danny B. 23:57, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
The Czech Wikisource („Wikizdroje“) has reached 10,000 pages with 5th book of Czech translation of Homer's Iliad.

Author namespace created at fr.ws

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posted by ThomasV 11:50, 22 August 2009 (UTC)
Following other subdomains, the french Wikisource requested and obtained the creation of an "Auteur" Namespace. More than 2000 author pages were moved from "ns-main" to this namespace. A robot is being used to update all the links.