User:Jarry1250

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Mr and Mrs Andrews, painted not so far from where I live


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en-N This user has a native understanding of English.
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose d’un niveau intermédiaire de connaissance en français.
de-2 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf fortgeschrittenem Niveau.
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Welcome to the user page of me, Harry Burt, better known to Wikipedians as Jarry1250. I'm a full time student from the United Kingdom; in my spare time I'm also a computer programmer and a general grammar pedant.

Views[edit]

In general, I am very happy with the policies and guidelines here on Wikipedia.

That is to say, I find that my personal views on how Wikipedia should function are close to the reality of how it is actually run. I am a moderate deletionist: whilst in an ideal world I would be happy to have Wikipedia catalogue everything and anything, in the real world I think it is reasonable to prioritise some articles over others, and simply not having articles on some subjects is the best way of achieving this. Wikipedia is run by volunteers with finite time and energy resources. It is impossible to maintain tens of millions of pages to any reasonable quality standard.

Wikipedia is not finished and will never be. This means that I will happily tolerate all kinds of "bad" articles if they can improved later, there is no cost in doing so (so no negative unsourced BLPs, for example) and the final result will be worth maintaining. Otherwise, my main concern is in making sure that editors carry on editing and are not held back by long-entanglements in process.

Image uploads[edit]

Below is a gallery of a selection of my uploads to Wikimedia Commons. For an up-to-date, comprehensive list, see here.


Pages substantially helped with (incomplete)[edit]

Disclaimer[edit]

I share an IP address with another editor: my brother, User:Grandiose. If you see us wading in on the same side of a debate, feel free to count us as one person, per convention. He's pretty similar to me in terms of likes and dislikes. - Jarry1250 (t, c) 19:05, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

Committed identity: 2F94DE99A2BF606FB338DE331D23CF20019E88874B301C2626B799360B11860D is a SHA-256 commitment to this user's real-life identity.