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Backend as a service discussion[edit]

Hey Ceyockey, Thanks again for your thoughts over at WP:Companies about including provider names in the Backend as a service article. I'd like to invite you over to Talk:Backend as a service to participate in the discussion about how to handle this situation so that we can come to some kind of consensus. I'm also reaching out to another editor today, User:Kuru, who has been involved in the discussion at Talk:Backend as a service. Hope you'll have time to come by and provide some input! ChrisPond (Talk · COI) 18:54, 29 January 2013 (UTC)

Hey Ceycokey, I've posted some additional thoughts over at Talk:Backend as a service related to your discussion with Goodraise about using WP:FLC or WP:DUE to decide about including company names in the BaaS article. If you have time, think you could pop over and see what you think? (And thanks for your comment over at my talk about keeping my responses brief—it's helpful to keep in mind when participating in these discussions.) ChrisPond (Talk · COI) 15:33, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Nomination of List of people with surname Jones for deletion[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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For fixing the dead link at Multiple chemical sensitivity. Thanks. WhatamIdoing (talk) 17:42, 3 March 2013 (UTC)

Merger/move proposal[edit]

I have proposed a "merger/move request" between List of U.S. state partition proposals and List of proposed states of the United States, because I feel there is considerable overlap. If you are interested participating in the discussion, please feel free to do so here. Thank you. Green Giant (talk) 22:20, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

Ways to improve Strongbox (website)[edit]

Hi, I'm MrNiceGuy1113. Ceyockey, thanks for creating Strongbox (website)!

I've just tagged the page, using our page curation tools, as having some issues to fix. The article needs a little elaboration

The tags can be removed by you or another editor once the issues they mention are addressed. If you have questions, you can leave a comment on my talk page. Or, for more editing help, talk to the volunteers at the Teahouse. MrNiceGuy1113 (talk) 04:34, 4 June 2013 (UTC)

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Speedy deletion nomination of Claris Lifesciences[edit]

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Articles for Deletion: Adams Crossroads, Delaware[edit]

In view of your longstanding activity and knowledge on Wikipedia and that you are a member of the WikiProject Delaware, it would be appreciated if you could find a moment to check in on Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Adams_Crossroads,_Delaware and weigh in with your opinion, no matter which side that may be for.Superman7515 (talk) 00:19, 22 August 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Your typing is awesome. Your reward is this barnstar. ;) Epic YouTuber 02:16, 22 August 2013 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:ISO639[edit]

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A cupcake for you![edit]

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Opting in to VisualEditor[edit]

As you may know, VisualEditor ("Edit beta") is currently available on the English Wikipedia only for registered editors who choose to enable it. Since you have made 100 or more edits with VisualEditor this year, I want to make sure that you know that you can enable VisualEditor (if you haven't already done so) by going to your preferences and choosing the item, "Enable VisualEditor. It will be available in the following namespaces: $1". This will give you the option of using VisualEditor on articles and userpages when you want to, and give you the opportunity to spot changes in the interface and suggest improvements. We value your feedback, whether positive or negative, about using VisualEditor, at Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback. Thank you, Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 18:21, 11 October 2013 (UTC)

Widrow listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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Your helpful DSM-5 edits[edit]

Hello Ceyockey; Your name on the DSM-5 edit page indicated you might have the actual manual available. On the Schizophrenia Talk page, there is a list of DSM-5 transition edits identified for upgrade from DMS-4 residual edits still on the old version of the Page being currently displayed. This is one of the few FA psychology pages and can use a little help or comment. Things have been slowed down in making the DSM-5 transition edits there since not all the editors at that wikipage actually have the DSM-5 in hand. Could you glance at this? BillMoyers (talk) 16:17, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Achara clan[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Dabas[edit]

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Journal redirects[edit]

Hi, thanks for creating all those journal redirects from abbreviations, former names, and such. I know it's tedious and a bit boring, but it is very useful because they are used in many citations and this way users can easier find the journals (especially if they're linked). I have one small request: we usually tag such redirects on their talk pages for the WPJournal project using {{WPJournals|class=Redirect}}. It's not essential and if you feel it is too much, don't bother with it, eventually someone will get around to it (there's no deadline after all). Anyway, thanks for your help with WPJournals! --Randykitty (talk) 10:56, 29 December 2013 (UTC)

WP:MEDRS[edit]

Please use high quality secondary sources as refs. Popular press is not typically reliable. Best Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 15:55, 31 December 2013 (UTC)

I need your help[edit]

Hi, I've been bullied by an administrator and I want to report him. I've asked him to link me to the admin report page on Wikipedia but he refuses to do so. He is using a very aggressive tone towards me. Reply in my talk page please. Thank you. Tibullus (talk) 16:50, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

VisualEditor issue[edit]

Hi Ceyockey,

VisualEditor is adding some weird span tags to your references (and then removing them the next time you edit the article). Can you tell me what web browser/OS/skin you're using? Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 06:53, 6 January 2014 (UTC)

Thanks, I appreciate it. You're the first person who wasn't using Windows, so that's really important. I think that both of my weird problems are all associated with Chrome so far (but that's the most popular browser, so it could just be chance). If you figure out how to reproduce it, or even have any guesses, then please let me know. Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 18:32, 7 January 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for your generous offer. I'd love it. The fastest way to see the errors is to see this RecentChanges list. About half of them have a span problem—actually, about half of them show VisualEditor cleaning up a span problem that it introduced in the previous edit. It's only the removal that is flagged. I thought for a while that there were two separate span bugs, but now I think it's just one.
The official sandbox for VisualEditor is at mw:VisualEditor:Test. However, I believe that you can edit any page in userspace with VisualEditor, even if you're logged out. Just visit the page and paste ?veaction=edit onto the end of the URL. Feel free to use User:Whatamidoing (WMF)/sandbox if you want. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Whatamidoing_(WMF)/sandbox?veaction=edit edits the page. "Sandbox2" is where I've been swapping in articles for testing, if you prefer that; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Whatamidoing_(WMF)/sandbox2?veaction=edit will take you to that. Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 01:01, 8 January 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the update. {{cite news}} is also affected (see the very end of this diff, on the left column). I don't remember seeing a citation template that had a span problem and did not contain a URL, so perhaps that's a clue.
However, I've found two that have no URLs and no refs: This one doesn't involve a ref. This one seems to appear after the {{as of}} template. However, it's possible that these are separate problems. Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 05:38, 8 January 2014 (UTC)
Hi Ceyockey,
I triggered this bug yesterday on a private wiki with {{highlight}}. It's bug 59653http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=59653, and I'm going to add a link to your sandbox.
Have you been able to trigger this without (ever) copying and pasting anything (in that entire editing session)? Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 18:24, 16 January 2014 (UTC)

Feedback needed on using special characters[edit]

Hello. Thank you for using VisualEditor! Having editors use it is the best way for the Wikimedia Foundation to develop it into the best tool it can be.

While we always welcome general feedback (please report any issues in Bugzilla in the "VisualEditor" product or drop your feedback on the central feedback page on MediaWiki.org), the developers are especially interested right now in feedback on the special character inserter. This new tool is used for inserting special characters (including symbols like , IPA pronunciation symbols, mathematics symbols, and characters with diacritics). It is intended to help people whose computers do not have good character inserters. For example, many Mac users prefer to use the extensive "Special Characters..." tool present at the bottom of the Edit menu in all applications or to learn the keyboard shortcuts for characters like ñ and ü.

The current version of the special characters tool in VisualEditor is very simple and very basic. It will be getting a lot of work in the coming weeks and months. It does not contain very many character sets at this time. (The specific character sets can be customized at each Wikipedia, so that each project could have a local version with the characters it wants.) But the developers want your ideas at this early stage about ways that the overall concept could be improved. I would appreciate your input on this question, so please try out the character inserter and tell me what changes to the design would (or would not!) best work for you.

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  • The wikitext editor has never included many symbols and characters, like and . Do you find that you need these missing characters? If the character inserter in VisualEditor includes hundreds or thousands of special characters, will it be overwhelming? How will you find the character you want? What should be done for users without enough space to display more than a few dozen characters?
  • Should the character inserter be statically available until dismissed? Should it hover near the mouse? Should it go away on every selection or 10 seconds after a selection with no subsequent ones?
  • Some people believe that the toolbar already has too many options—how would you simplify it?

The developers are open to any thoughts on how the special character inserter can best be developed, even if this requires significant changes. Please leave your views on the central feedback page, or, if you'd prefer, you can contact me directly on my talk page. It would be really helpful if you can tell me how frequently you need to use special characters in your typical editing and what languages or other special characters are important to you.

Thank you again for your work with VisualEditor and for any feedback you can provide. I really do appreciate it.

P.S. You might be interested in the current ideas about improving citations, too. Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 00:20, 18 February 2014 (UTC)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries[edit]

Hi Ceyockey, I'm not exactly sure what you meant to do in [1], but there's something wrong with the result. cite web is used in the external links. In any case, the link doesn't work an expected anymore (it now brings to the homepage). --Chealer (talk) 17:43, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

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SciSearch and SCISEARCH[edit]

Hi, I'm surprised that you deleted these redirects without any discussion. The redirects were correct. SciSearch is an alternative portal to the Science Citation Index. I would appreciate if you could restore the redirects. Thanks! --Randykitty (talk) 06:43, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of Dabas[edit]

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Template:WPCO listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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Request for comment[edit]

Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by Anna Frodesiak. Your comments here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:46, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Valencia Assembly Plant[edit]

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Category:Cities of Romania served by tramway systems[edit]

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American or United states categories[edit]

Hi,

I noticed you have created a new "American" category. I would appreciate your input at Category talk:American law by year#Why not create Category:United States law by year instead. Thanks, Ottawahitech (talk) 01:55, 21 December 2014 (UTC)

following was composed before your addition of the specific category you were looking at, but remains relevant'

If you are referring to something like "Category:American companies established in XXXX", I started down this road and have since abandoned it ... I think that using the "establishments" categories are sufficient, which fall in the "xxxx in the United States" category tree. My thought was that by year by country would be a good matrixing, but it turns out to be less helpful than initially thought; it would be better to cross-product the company/year/industry with year/country in a soft manner than do a hard set company/year/country .
As for US Law by year ... consider "1999 in United States law" or "1999 in American law" as a subcat of Category:1999 in law, similar to the existing Category:1999 in Australian law; this could be a co-subcat of Category:1999 in the United States. --User:Ceyockey (talk to me) 02:12, 21 December 2014 (UTC)