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manual:colour_codes [2020/09/03 09:02]
ydwine [Table]
manual:colour_codes [2020/10/05 11:38]
ydwine [Filling out the colour code table]
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 ====== Filling out the colour code table ====== ====== Filling out the colour code table ======
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 To fill out the colour codes for a specific language: ​ To fill out the colour codes for a specific language: ​
-  * look up a language'​s vitality rating on these three websites: [[http://​www.unesco.org/​languages-atlas/​|UNESCO]],​ [[https://www.ethnologue.com/​|Ethnologue]], [[http://​www.endangeredlanguages.com/​lang/10425|Endangered Languages]];​ \\ Note: Since 2019, Ethnologue has their language vitality ratings behind a paywall. If you cannot access Ethnologue, you can use the Agglomerated Endangerment Status (AES)of [[https://​glottolog.org/​|Glottolog]] in stead. The Agglomerated Endangerment Status (AES) combines the scores of UNESCO, Ethnologue and Endangered Languages. +  * look up a language'​s vitality rating on these three websites: [[http://​www.unesco.org/​languages-atlas/​|UNESCO]],​ [[https://glottolog.org|Glottolog]], [[http://​www.endangeredlanguages.com/​|Endangered Languages]];​ \\  
-  * look up these ratings in the table below to find out to what colour codes they correspond;+   ​* look up these ratings in the table below to find out to what colour codes they correspond;
   * fill out the vitality table on the language'​s fact sheet with the three colour codes: the colour codes can be inserted using the Media Manager (the {{http://​dokuwiki/​lib/​images/​toolbar/​image.png}}-button in the toolbar when editing a page). Once in the Media manager, the colour codes are located in the folder "​endangerment"​.   * fill out the vitality table on the language'​s fact sheet with the three colour codes: the colour codes can be inserted using the Media Manager (the {{http://​dokuwiki/​lib/​images/​toolbar/​image.png}}-button in the toolbar when editing a page). Once in the Media manager, the colour codes are located in the folder "​endangerment"​.
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 + * Note: Before, the Language Vitality Table listed the scores of [[http://​www.unesco.org/​languages-atlas/​|UNESCO]],​[[http://​www.endangeredlanguages.com/​|Endangered Languages]] and [[https://​www.ethnologue.com/​|Ethnologue]]. Since 2019, Ethnologue has their language vitality ratings behind a paywall. For this reason, the Agglomerated Endangerment Status (AES) of [[https://​glottolog.org/​|Glottolog]] has been added in stead. The Agglomerated Endangerment Status (AES) combines the scores of UNESCO, Ethnologue and Endangered Languages.
  
 ===== Colour code table =====    ===== Colour code table =====   
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 ===== Note on the wiki's use on colour codes ===== ===== Note on the wiki's use on colour codes =====
-The colour codes correspond with descriptions of language vitality given by three websites: the website of Unesco'​s Atlas for languages in danger, the online Ethnologue, ​and the Endangered Languages website. Each website uses its own, unrelated, system to rate a language'​s vitality, using terms such as "​vulnerable",​ "​endangered",​ "​critically endangered",​ etc. Mercator'​s wiki chooses to represent these vitality descriptions with colour codes, so that the viewer can quickly get an idea of the language'​s vitality.+The colour codes correspond with descriptions of language vitality given by four websites: the website of Unesco'​s Atlas for languages in danger, the online Ethnologue, the Endangered Languages website, and Glottolog.\\  
 +Each website uses its own, unrelated, system to rate a language'​s vitality, using terms such as "​vulnerable",​ "​endangered",​ "​critically endangered",​ etc. Mercator'​s wiki chooses to represent these vitality descriptions with colour codes, so that the viewer can quickly get an idea of the language'​s vitality.
manual/colour_codes.txt · Last modified: 2020/10/20 15:44 by ydwine

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