Talk:Printed circuit board

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English variety actually en-US?[edit]

First author is User:Ray Van De Walker whose page states he's US. first edit. Glrx (talk) 00:09, 30 April 2014 (UTC)

I was going by the spellings such as "labour" and the "-lly" ending already in the article. I did not see any unquestionably US spellings, so currently the article is UK spelling. That seems to have been established for a long time. WP:RETAIN does not say anything about the nationality of the first author. It advises against changing an established style. In the event of a dispute we should look at "the first post-stub contributor to introduce text written in a particular English variety". Is there a dispute? SpinningSpark 00:34, 30 April 2014 (UTC)
I questioned the pronouncement; I'm not big one way or the other. Using your word, there is one instance of "labour" and two instances of "labor". Glrx (talk) 23:05, 30 April 2014 (UTC)
There is? I missed that. Looking at the history, the first insertion of "labor" was in this rather substantial series of edits by user Hydrargyrum so I guess that means we should use US English. I have reverted my edit. Someone should go through the article and make it consistent, preferably a native US speaker. SpinningSpark 00:07, 1 May 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. I tagged this talk page as {{American English}}. Glrx (talk) 21:47, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

Reverted edits[edit]

I added some useful topics about precautions while using PCBs. Those has been removed. Please let me know the issue with the edits User talk:Pcbapc — Preceding undated comment added 07:10, 9 June 2014 (UTC)

Start by reading some of our guidelines: WP:V, WP:HOWTO, and MOS:YOU. That should explain most of where you are going wrong. SpinningSpark 11:59, 9 June 2014 (UTC)