User talk:Evertype

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New Ireland Wikimedia email list[edit]

Hi Evertype:

I'm pleased to announce that we've started a new Ireland Wikimedian email list, that you can join, at mail:WikimediaIE. For Wikimedians in Ireland and Wikimedians interested in events in Ireland and efforts in Ireland. It's there to to discuss meetups, partnerships with Museums and National Archives, and anything else where Wikipedia and real life intersect :) --Bastique demandez

Merry Newtonmas[edit]

Your feedback is requested[edit]


WikiProject Writing Systems is conducting a poll regarding its future goals, and we have identified you as a person with a vested interest in the future of that project. Whether you are a member of the WikiProject, a frequent contributor, or a passerby with an interest in the subject, we want your input as to the future emphasis that the Writing Systems project will take. Please take a moment to peruse the entries and add your comments where you have an opinion. You can visit the poll by clicking here, or on the project image, 書, on the right.

Ken George[edit]

Tha Morgowlez air a-rithist. --MacRùsgail (talk) 12:21, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

User templates for Blissymbols[edit]

I have taken the liberty of creating Category:User zbl and the associated templates Template:User zbl, Template:User zbl-1, Template:User zbl-2, Template:User zbl-3, and Template:User zbl-5. (I did not create any zbl-4 because a visual symbolic language can hardly be said to be spoken at "a near native level".) Since you seem to be WP's resident Bliss expert, maybe you can use them and (quite likely) help me correct my Bliss grammar. Fishal (talk) 13:12, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Clara-in-blunderland-cover-2010.png[edit]


Thanks for uploading File:Clara-in-blunderland-cover-2010.png. The image description page currently specifies that the image is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, the image is currently not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the image was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that images for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you.  — Crisco 1492 (talk) 15:22, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

File:Clara-in-blunderland-cover-2010.png listed for deletion[edit]

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:Clara-in-blunderland-cover-2010.png, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why it has been listed (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry). Feel free to add your opinion on the matter below the nomination. Thank you.  — Crisco 1492 (talk) 01:57, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Your user name[edit]

Per the user name policy, your user name should not be the name of a/your company. Although you've had this user name for several years, and it doesn't appear to have been an issue yet, I recommend that you consider asking for a rename. I wouldn't require it, personally, but someone may have a considerably stricter interpretation of policy down the road. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 10:53, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

This issue has been settled, see this discussion, and also note that per Grandfather Rule the user name policy which is relevant is the one of the time the account was created. LiliCharlie (talk) 13:06, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

Happy ...[edit]

WikiBirthday! LiliCharlie (talk) 13:00, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Awwww, thanks. -- Evertype· 11:33, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Happy 10 years indeed, Michael :) Well done! - Alison 18:04, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

Book covers[edit]

Just a request: if you upload any further free book covers of Evertype books, could you add the OTRS ticket template {{OTRS permission|2014041010004167}} like at File:Clara-in-blunderland-cover-2010.png? This will let future editors know beyond a doubt that you have the right to release said images under a free license; no more MfDs. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 03:20, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Doesn’t your “request” apply to book covers that have already been uploaded too? LiliCharlie (talk) 09:46, 19 April 2014 (UTC)
Yes, assuming Evertype marks them as free. Why the scare quotes around "request"? I am unaware of any policy requiring Evertype to be the one to add the OTRS ticket; others can do it as well. My request was simply to avoid unnecessary MFDs and the accompanying stress. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 13:15, 19 April 2014 (UTC)
I'm ok with having them marked as free à la Clara. -- Evertype· 16:34, 19 April 2014 (UTC)
  • So all CC-BY-SA 3.0? I can do it if you want. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 04:30, 20 April 2014 (UTC)
OK. -- Evertype· 21:45, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

Bewnans Ke[edit]

Thought I'd bring it up in case you haven't seen it, but you've been mentioned at Talk:Bewnans Ke in the context of Ken George.--Cúchullain t/c 20:28, 8 May 2014 (UTC)


Hi, i would like to have your opinion about a discussion which i started here, thank.Kingroyos (talk) 23:08, 27 May 2014 (UTC)

Registration of Armenian Western, Grabar and Middle languages in ISO 693 series[edit]

Moved from Talk:Michael Everson. Registration of Armenian Western, Grabar and Middle languages in ISO 693 series. Vahram Mekhitarian (talk) 12:01, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

Dear Mr. Everson

My name is Gevorg Mkhitaryan and I am a representative of National Standardization body of Armenia. Armenian Eastarn is already included in ISO 639-2 as an individual language. But we would also like to include Armenian Western, Grabar and Middle languages in these series of standards in accordance with language tags hyw, hyg, hym (see your page: Could you please give us some information about this procedure. Your help be will highly appreciated.

Thank you in advance.
Best regards
Gevorg Mkhitaryan (talk) 08:02, 30 July 2014 (UTC)