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There is a proposal for a new Q&A site of Mathematics for portuguese-speaking users, which form a considerable amount of contributors of this site. I'd really appreciate the support and comments of lusophones users of Mathematics.SE on this project. Thanks!

http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/87874/mathematics-in-portuguese

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    $\begingroup$ We will not be able to support sites other than Stack Overflow in other languages for the foreseeable future -- Tim Post, the Community Manager leading the internationalization project. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 4 '15 at 3:37
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    $\begingroup$ Related older post: About language-specific versions of math.stackexchange. One of the answers mentioned that proposals for Spanish and Korean math.SE existed at the time. Both proposals seem to be dead by now. Proposal for Italian language mutation ended in the same way. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Jun 4 '15 at 3:54
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    $\begingroup$ @HomegrownTomato Maybe it's not the case for portuguese, because there is already a translation of stackexchange-like websites for portuguese, pt.stackoverflow.com $\endgroup$ – Jonas Gomes Jun 4 '15 at 4:05
  • $\begingroup$ @HomegrownTomato And as english is not a wide-spread language in Brazil (the largest portuguese-speaking country), even for colleges students, I really don't see how this site would divert traffic from math se. $\endgroup$ – Jonas Gomes Jun 4 '15 at 4:07
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    $\begingroup$ It is the case for Portuguese, too. A well-supported Area 51 proposal for Super User in Portuguese was closed and deleted. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jun 4 '15 at 4:24
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    $\begingroup$ meta.pt.SO might be also a reasonable place to advertise your proposal and to get some input about its viability. There SU in Portuguese, which was mentioned in the above comment, was also discussed on that site: meta.pt.stackoverflow.com/questions/1367/… $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Jun 4 '15 at 5:50
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The proposal is now closed. I quote Tim Post's explanation below.


We lack the resources needed to get the site off the ground, and guide it through the early (but most critical) stages. We have a Portuguese speaking community manager, and he doesn't have enough hours in his weeks to get everything done that he'd like for Portuguese SO. There is simply not enough bandwidth to give.

Do we want a Portuguese math site, or Super User, or cooking site? Yes, we would love to have these because it would be a major win for us and the Internet in general. I just don't know when we'll be able to support it on our end.

I'm comfortable saying definitely not in the next year, and that's way more time than I'm prepared to ask anyone to wait now that I know how long it's going to take.

Our primary localization strategy surrounds our flagship product, which is Stack Overflow. That has to come first. When that dust settles, which is going to take a while, we can begin exploring the idea of launching other sites.

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