Talk:Weeden Island culture

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Wikification[edit]

Is it cool to remove the "wikify" bar from the page now?

Weeden vs. Weedon[edit]

I'll just note that "Weedon Island Culture" gets 33 google hits while "Weeden Island Culture" gets about 1,880 google hits. AdamWeeden really should have raised this move for discussion back here before making the move. Unless someone can convince me that the archaeological community prefers "Weedon Island Culture" over "Weeden Island Culture", I will move this back. -- Donald Albury 13:19, 16 December 2006 (UTC)

As I stated on the note you left on my talk page I thought that Weed(e/o)n Island culture is derivative off Weedon Island (which IS spelled that way). If I am incorrect I apologize. Adam Weeden 15:01, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
What counts is what it is called in the archaeological literature. If the name of the island is spelled differently, that should be noted in the article. I notice that all of the sites that use "Weedon Island culture" are Florida related. The spelling "Weeden Island culture" appears to be used universally in the archaeological literature. As the term was established by archaeologists, I would say that "Weedon Island culture" is the incorrect spelling. This has nothing to do with the accepted spelling of the geographical feature. The fact that 'Weeden' has been the spelling used by archaeologists since the 1920s is stated here. While that spelling was a mistake, it is firmly entrenched in the scientific literature. As I said above, it is worth noting in the article but does not justify changing all the references to the archaeological construct. However, as I cannot move the article back without using an admin tool, which I won't do because I'm nvolved in this I askk for an uninvolved admin to look at and do wheteever is appropriate. -- Donald Albury 15:52, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
Understood and agreed. I sincerely apologize for my hastiness in the move. It's my fault for thinking that this world actually makes sense. ;) Adam Weeden 16:05, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
I believe I have at least fixed this page. Can someone confirm? I will fix all the other "weeden island culture" changes I made in other wp articles, though I will let my weedon island changes stay for reference to the actual place. Adam Weeden 16:10, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
I think I have now put back all my other changes. Sorry for the trouble. Adam Weeden 16:15, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
As I said on your talk page, I can see why you did it. I changed a couple of instances of 'Weedon' to 'Weeden' and added some more references. I think we're fine. -- Donald Albury 23:09, 17 December 2006 (UTC)