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You created the article James Compton-Burnett. It does not follow the general wikipedia style for piographies, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style (biographies). It also looks very much like an exact copy for some reference work, adn it does not cite any sources. Can you indicate what your source was, and particualrly whether this article is an exact or close copy of an existing source that should be properly credited? DES 15:54, 27 July 2005 (UTC)
Thank you for adding Burroughs OS's to the list but what is CWD? --JeffW 21:01, 16 February 2006 (UTC)
Please do not delete content from pages on Wikipedia, as you did to Gloria Jean's, without explaining the reason for the removal in the edit summary. Unexplained removal of content does not appear constructive, and your edit has been reverted. If you would like to experiment, please use the sandbox for test edits. Thank you. SEO75 [talk] 03:54, 29 February 2008 (UTC)
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