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Dori | Talk 15:04, Mar 5, 2004 (UTC)

Prime Minister[edit]

I think the use of capitals is not uncalled for. The Constitution itself glosses 'Taoiseach' as 'Prime Minister', with capitals. It is also worth mentioning that UK and US media often just use the term 'Prime Minister of Ireland' or 'Irish prime minister'. Morwen 01:02, May 16, 2004 (UTC)

Name change[edit]

Certainly. I've gone and done the changes. Morwen - Talk 17:27, 16 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Anthems[edit]

There is room for overlap between the two projects. Personally I do not consider national anthems or other important short works of poetry source documents. All wikipedia article usually start small and grow. I think it is important to show the lyrics in full because they are central to the article itself, how can you learn about something if you don't see it there before you. If you remove them I guarantee at some point in the future someone will add them back, because it makes sense to have it. Wikipedia is running out of room, there's space for the text to exist in both projects. Mintguy (T) 07:55, 29 Jun 2004 (UTC)

PIRA[edit]

apologist noun : a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution; e.g "an apologist for capital punishment"

Mintguy (T)

I have only drawn an inference from your actions, if my inference was incorrect then I apologise. However , in considering the factual information that you removed (i.e a summary of just exactly who calls the IRA a terrorist organsation and the fact that well-attended anti-provisional marches have been held in Dublin along with various other edits), I can come to no other conclusion that that you wished to portray the Provisionals in a more positive light by removing these negative perpectives. What other conclusion am I meant to infer from these actions? Mintguy (T) 22:35, 14 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Hello Iota. I am not overly familiar with Wiki etiquette so please forgive me if this isn't the right place to post this comment. Anyway, I'd like to draw your attention to my question in the discussion we were having on the PIRA page about whether or not "terrorist" is a fair word to use...
"Iota, to clarify: assuming that a significant minority of Arabs don't consider them to be terrorists, is it your position that Al Qaeda should not be referred to as a terrorist group in Wikipedia? [CK]"

CPO-STV[edit]

Hello, Iota. I have written a paper about an STV method that is very similar to Tideman's CPO-STV method. Please send me (markus.schulze@alumni.tu-berlin.de) a short mail if you want a copy of this paper (PDF format; 88 pages; 4.6 MB; you need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 or later to read this file). Markus Schulze 08 Nov 2004

Federation[edit]

The European Union is NOT a confederation and I feel I was quite justified removing that claim from the article. -- Dissident (Talk) 01:35, 19 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Article Licensing[edit]

Hi, I've started a drive to get users to multi-license all of their contributions that they've made to either (1) all U.S. state, county, and city articles or (2) all articles, using the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-by-sa) v1.0 and v2.0 Licenses or into the public domain if they prefer. The CC-by-sa license is a true free documentation license that is similar to Wikipedia's license, the GFDL, but it allows other projects, such as WikiTravel, to use our articles. Since you are among the top 2000 Wikipedians by edits, I was wondering if you would be willing to multi-license all of your contributions or at minimum those on the geographic articles. Over 90% of people asked have agreed. For More Information:

To allow us to track those users who muli-license their contributions, many users copy and paste the "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" template into their user page, but there are other options at Template messages/User namespace. The following examples could also copied and pasted into your user page:

Option 1
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions, with the exception of my user pages, as described below:
{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}

OR

Option 2
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions to any [[U.S. state]], county, or city article as described below:
{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}

Or if you wanted to place your work into the public domain, you could replace "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" with "{{MultiLicensePD}}". If you only prefer using the GFDL, I would like to know that too. Please let me know what you think at my talk page. It's important to know either way so no one keeps asking. -- Ram-Man (comment| talk)

Flag of Ireland[edit]

Iota what's your source for the E company info? I could find only one dubious source on Google. -Lapsed Pacifist.


Just that it seems dodgy to me. It could well be true, but I have read a fair bit on this and never came across it before.--Lapsed Pacifist 06:59, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)

I presume this revert by you was a mistake, since it's tagged as minor and has no edit summary. There's a bit of deja vu going on in the edits. Joestynes 10:48, 11 Apr 2005 (UTC)

German presidents[edit]

That's ok about the German Presidents artice - you just have to be less possessive about your articles in time like Adam and I have learned to be. PMA 00:38, 18 Feb 2005 (UTC)

Sorry - i have an autistic disorder so things sometimes don't come out the way i mean them to - no rudeness was intended or written - you just seemed to be as protective of your articles as Adam and I were in our early days and i was trying to be helpfull by suggesting that you could start to ease up in time like we did. PMA 00:10, 19 Feb 2005 (UTC)

Article: Kurdistan[edit]

The article Kurdistan has a very sensetive nature, I dont know what your problem is but do not revert the article unless you have support for your changes in the discussion. I moved quite a lot to there. Things are first discussed that added to the article. POV is not tolerated on wikpedia. Coolcat

No problem. I guess "Vandalism" was a harsh word. My views on the Kurdistan issue are irrelevant. I just dont like seeing accusations on wikipedia forums. My views on the Kurdistan is primarily based on my experienced with the group known as the PKK. I am very sensative on the issue. However I don't let my emotions drive me, so all I want to achive is neutrality in the article. --Cool Cat 07:37, 19 Feb 2005 (UTC)

Check kurdistan talk ;) Cat chi? 15:09, 21 Feb 2005 (UTC)

History of the southern Irish state[edit]

To head of an imminent edit war, please respond to challenge to your arbitrary reversions in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:History_of_the_southern_Irish_state

vandalism?[edit]

I am new to that stuff and a bit confused that there is no standard contact address to report vandalism so I tell you: your entry for federation has been overwritten and noe there is some advertisement. -JamaicaJan

US spellings[edit]

Whoops. Thanks for your corrections, I see I didn't check carefully enough. Now I know better and promise to check more carefully in the future.
Sorry again. -Nikai 15:24, 11 Mar 2005 (UTC)

Question about Derry Edit[edit]

Good you fixed the history link, I'm new to this so didn't figure that the history link was broken rather than non-existant. So it made sense to remove the history link subsequently. Just wondering why you removed the sporting links I added? From what I have read I didn't reckon they were against policy, but I thought they added to the usefulness of the wiki...Just wondering where I've gone wrong. Newbie mistake? Difference of Opinion? CheersSeanMack 21:01, 22 Mar 2005 (UTC)

No worries about the edit, I've added them back in and included the rugby for balance. SeanMack 04:21, 23 Mar 2005 (UTC)

Mr. Coolcat Goes to ArbCom[edit]

Hi, I've noticed that you've met Cc; care to have a chat about him? Davenbelle 13:03, Apr 8, 2005 (UTC)

Kurdistan[edit]

We agreed to a lot of things which we no longer, may I ask why? Why was "Kurdish seperatists" removed? It isnt exactly contraversial as you suggested. Cat chi? 01:32, 9 Apr 2005 (UTC)

  • I am sorry, I wasnt expecting outside interference by several users. Apperantly they were responsible. I made some modifications to the article. I removed foot note, please dont add it as samething exists in links ;)
  • I find the title Mr. in front of my nick insultive, feel free to keep it if you want to insult me.
  • The articles related to Kurds are under attack by two users as you can see from history, I do not know what they are trying to prove, but I will not allow the neutrality of these articles comprimised. Cat chi? 02:16, 10 Apr 2005 (UTC)
    • I ment them not you. I have seen your minor edits, thats why I did not simply revert, new picture is nice. I placed the table in a template and off the page as we can use it on other articles.
    • The word attack was carefully chosen, they have been revrting most of my edits remotely related to Turkey as "POV" since I made the mistake of disafreeing in Armenian Genocide article. In life never ever disagree with armenian genocide, people will eiter murder you or annoy you to death as they are doing. You have no idea what I am dealing with, so please accept my apoology of some of my wrath escaping at your general direction. Cat chi? 02:37, 10 Apr 2005 (UTC)
  • Ok, since the cloud of uncertantly settles, and since you are a reasonable and logical fellow, lets work on the articles related to Kurds and Turkey together as I have been declared "a chronic POV pusher whose edits must be reverted", I need your confirmation in matters.

Kurdistan Phase #2[edit]

I do not belive Turkish Kurdistan or Iraqi Kurdistan is approporate. The word Kurdistan stads for "Land of the Kurds". Turkish "Land of the Kurds" does not quite work as intended, implies invasion of a loosely called region. Cat chi? 04:14, 10 Apr 2005 (UTC)

You and I are a very constructive team, I value your opinions, please understand that by no means do I want to offend you. Cat chi? 04:14, 10 Apr 2005 (UTC)

  • There? Cat chi? 14:33, 13 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Taoiseach changed?[edit]

Who changed it form Taoiseach?--Boothy443 | comhrÚ 02:46, 13 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Amendments to the constitution[edit]

What the hell did you do with the move to that page? If you had waited thirty seconds til I had added in the planation to the talk page you would have seen that the move was advised by a series of political scientists, law lecturers and others who said categorically that of is 100% wrong when used in the plural. A single amendment when proposed can be described as of the constitution. Amendments made or being described in the plural have to be described as to because they describe the collective addition of changes made to, not of, the text. Now you've jammed both pages and broken links. The talk page won't link in comments and the technical staff will have to erase links to untangle the mess. One half of the links now is jammed in edit conflicts. Next time check why someone has moved a page and never ever ever move a page within seconds of a move. It screws up the page links completely. FearÉIREANN 02:40, 26 Apr 2005 (UTC)

You did a cut and paste???? You NEVER EVER [never] cut and paste an article. It is fundamental rule of wikipedia. It wipes out records, cuts links, corrupts archives. Jesus. Never ever do that on wikipedia. Never ever. FearÉIREANN 02:56, 26 Apr 2005 (UTC)

No, the rules are to put articles at their correct name. The correct name for a plurality of articles to a constitution is not of. But you never ever ever cut and paste an article. People have been banned from wikipedia for that. You left to articles in limbo, both directing to each other with the text lost. I've managed to find a way to undo that but you have completely erased the talk page with the word of in it and left it in limbo and I cannot find a way to restore it. The technical staff are going to have to undo your mess. I cannot believe that someone around here for so long could even think of cutting and pasting an article. It is just about the most serious error you can do. You are told on the move command never ever to cut and paste. Did you read the warnings??? 03:16, 26 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Hey, don't worry about it. Sorry if I lost the head but apart from anything else it jammed my browser and I lost 4 hours of work on a new article. We'll find a way to get back the lost talk page. But seriously, I was not trying to mess up the article. You have done some fabulous work on wikipedia. I just was going on the universal advice of academics. A tip - if an article is moved, give about a half an hour to see if an explanation is made on the talk page. There may be a very good reason. I don't move articles except with very good reason. We'll find some way of merging the talk pages. I undid the other damage by going to your page and rolling back your edits, which put the main pages back with the links. But as my comments had already been saved on the talk page of the on we ended up with two talk pages. We'll let the technical lads sort it out and we writers can get on with our writing. :-) Sorry again for the rather strong reaction. FearÉIREANN 03:26, 26 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Problem solved. I've deleted the to talk page, then moved the of page to the empty to space and that has joined up the article to its talk page and to all its links and archives (except I think for your cut and paste. I think that may have been lost, though you may be glad of that). I'm amused at my technical prowess. At this stage I'd better go to bed. Slán abhaile, a chara (or is it a cara?) :-) 03:38, 26 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Why revert?[edit]

Why did you revert my changes to Upper House ? Any particular reason, since you didn't state anything in the edit summary? Thanx 68.39.174.150 00:53, 27 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Independant Irish States[edit]

Hello Iota. At http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:History_of_the_Republic_of_Ireland you wrote the following:

"The Irish Free State was the first de facto state. The earlier Irish Republic established some working institutions but couldn't be called a full, de facto state. On the other hand the question of when independence began de jure is much more complicated. Many have, and still do, maintain that the de jure state was established in 1919 (or even 1916)."

Okay, but what about the previous independant Irish states? Is'nt it a bit much to say that the first independant Irish state came into being in 1922? Cheers. Fergananim 00:44, 29 November 2005 (UTC)

RV of Electionworld politic template[edit]

I disagreed with Electionworld's edits but now he is changing {{Politics}} to {{Elections}} [1] And it doesnt look so bad anymore. By the way please explain your reverts in the edit summary. more than just a revert but an explanation. I did agree with your reverts but now there is a more appropriate template to use--E-Bod 20:45, 1 May 2006 (UTC)

{{Elections-small}} [2] Now he is even user a Better template. So before you revert consider useing {{Elections-small}}--E-Bod 21:38, 1 May 2006 (UTC)
You're right, I probably didn't go about that in the best way. I still think the template is too long and shouldn't be in articles that aren't part of the series. It also is somewhat arbitrary in the electoral systems it chooses to include.
To be honest in most cases I can't see why these things are necessary. Apart from increasing clutter, and getting in the way of any nice pictures, they don't perform any task not already done adequately by embedded links, the 'see also' section and the category system. Yet some Wikipedians seem to think we need huge templates everywhere. Iota 15:19, 3 May 2006 (UTC)
I agree that sometimes it is totally unnecessary. However an example of the template being non-intrusive and helpful is with the template on Retina#External links Or Google#Google.27s content links or any other Template on the Bottom. It's just those long ones on the sides of pages, that displace useful stuff, bother me. When it is nicely on the bottom and links to parent sister and children articles that it is useful. However i agree Many times these template are not useful.--E-Bod 20:58, 3 May 2006 (UTC)

Non Japanese and Equality under the Law[edit]

Your article goes against Japanese Supreme Court rulings. There are several Supreme Court rulings about foreign nationals and Equality: Local election rights and equality (SC 2001.6.27) Foreign nationals and civil service (SC 2006.1.26) Foreign nationals and Social welfare rights (SC 1990.3.2). All apply article 14 to foreign nationals. (Year/month/date of ruling)


Granted, a minority interpretation exists: Since the constitution uses the phrase "Nannpito" (Anyone/Everyone) and "Kokumin" (Citizen), it concludes that article 14 (uses "Kokumin") does not apply to foreign nationals. However this interpretation is not taken by the Supreme Court, nor is it the official interpretation of the government. It also has a logical problem with article 22 paragraph 2 (uses "Nannpito"), since the right to forfeit nationality cannot be guaranteed to a non-Japanese national. --Fortifiedchicken 05:54, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

I have left a note about an existance of a court ruling stating that Japan may raise an army, on "Constitution of Japan" discussion page. I'll just add a few more details. First, I could not find any such ruling. Second, the reason I could think of, is that your source misunderstood the Sunagawa ruling. Sunagawa ruling was a ruling about the US military forces' role in complimenting Japan's defence capability, and the conflict with article 9. The the U.S. forces (stationed) in Japan is under the command of the United States government, where as article 9 prohibits the possestion of military forces under the command of the Japanese government. If your source has the date of the court ruling, district or Supreme, that ruled that Japan may raise an army, do mention it. --Fortifiedchicken 06:33, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

Talk:Additional Member System[edit]

Do you have a response for Talk:Additional Member System? --Midnighttonight 07:32, 30 May 2006 (UTC)

Category:Rugby union in Ireland[edit]

The Irish categories are something of a mess. The above cat is supposed to be an all-Ireland cat as rugby union is an all-Ireland sport. Somebody did start a rugby union in Northern Ireland cat but I hope it has been deleted, rugby union just isn't organised that way in Ireland. It is unclear whether Category:Sport in Ireland is an all-Ireland cat or a Republic of Ireland cat, the existance of Category:Sport in Northern Ireland implies the latter. I have therefore restored rugby union in Ireland as a subcat of Northern Irish sport. Otherwise there is no way to get to the Irish rugby union category from Northern Irish sport which is crazy.

Again Northern Ireland is part of the UK and therefore the rugby union in Ireland cat can fit into a 'British cat'. You don't have to be able to put the whole category into a parent category for it to be a valid subcat. In plain English the fact that most of Ireland is not part of the UK doesn't mean that all-Ireland cats cannot be put into British categories. Otherwise you cannot go from Rugby union in the UK to articles on rugby union in Ireland (which of course includes Northern Ireland). I have, therefore, put rugby union in the UK back as a parent category.

The only alternative is to have entirely separate RoI / NI categories thqt don't overlap. I am opposed to this because with the major exception of soccer, it would be a nonsense to divide Irish sport up like that.GordyB 22:32, 11 July 2006 (UTC)


Hare quota[edit]

Hi! I read the hare quota article - are you sure it disadvantages larger parties? I read that it (and Sainte-Laguë) is more proportional, which would mean it simply doesnt give aditional advantage to them - and this is what the largest reminder method article also says. Also you say its fallen into disuse and that its technically inferior, cuz it can give a minority of seats to majority of voters choice. This can in any case be corrected at the end of the calculation, which seems fitting to such an ad-hoc request anyways. I also noticed how this article barely mentions how it can be and is used in a party-list proportional ellections (and Ive seen a suggestion of how highest averages methods, with an optional preliminary quota of choosing might be adapted to a no party list, prefferential votes)... These articles support the claim of it being a more proportional system: [3]("In the largest remainder systems, use of the Hare quota "tends to yield closely proportional results," while use of the Droop and Imperiali quotas produces less proportional outcomes. Overall, the d'Hondt method is judged to be the least proportional, while use of the Sainte-Laguë highest average and largest remainder system using a Hare quota produce the greatest proportionality"), [4], [5] [6] [7]. Im sure this assesment isnt withought contention, but it is quite sufficient to make both the claim of disadvantaging larger parties, and certaly of being technically inferior _universally_, false --Aryah 01:52, 18 July 2006 (UTC)

Requested move of United Provinces of Central America[edit]

I noticed you have contributed to the discussion at United Provinces of Central America and thought you might be interested in an move request there. -  AjaxSmack  01:22, 4 August 2006 (UTC)

Irish History[edit]

You seem like you have a lot a knowledge with respect Irish history so maybe you would like to comment on the historic basis of this term here Wikipedia:Mediation Cabal/Cases/2006-12-02 IRA 'Volunteer' usage —The preceding unsigned comment was added by DownDaRoad (talkcontribs) 00:41, 8 December 2006 (UTC).

Ireland naming question[edit]

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CfD nomination of Category:Members of the European Parliament from Northern Ireland[edit]

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File source problem with File:Cropped 25 cent bill.jpg[edit]

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September 2009[edit]

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Asperger edits[edit]

It took me a long time to sort out what your minor edits were (my problem, my eyesight); would you mind including more in your edit summaries? Just saying "comma" or "punctuation" would do the trick. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 14:38, 17 October 2009 (UTC)

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

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Filibuster in United States listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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Revision to Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire and Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri articles[edit]

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Thank you.

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Thanks for work on Libertarianism[edit]

Especially putting back a first paragraph similar to longstanding lead. I just want the article to reflect all views, having been working on it more than two years and seeing it pulled back and forth between "left" and "right" over and over again. Feel free to comment on the talk page. Is there someway to put some sort of box on top of talk page saying that article should reflect both views?? Thanks. CarolMooreDC (talk) 20:08, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

Disambiguation page format[edit]

Hi. While patrolling new pages, I came across several disambiguation pages (or "dab" pages) that you created and changed them to conform to the style for these pages. The main things I did were:

  • Remove unneeded piping from the links. Links on dab pages should reflect the actual article title as closely as possible
  • Remove a red-linked item that had no other pages linking to it
  • Use {{disambig}} rather than {{disambiguation}}

I'm letting you know about this in case you create more dab pages. If you'd like more information on dab page formatting, you can see WP:DABMOS. Feel free to let me know if you have any other questions. --Auntof6 (talk) 12:07, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

Chomsky[edit]

RE: "I don't think Chomsky self-identifies as a 'left-libertarian'"

See: Encyclopedia of Political Economy, ed. Phillip Anthony O'Hara (London: Routledge 1999) 15. which says, " Another [propopent] is Noam Chomsky, who generally calls himself a “left libertarian” in his political writings (with a history of opposition to both super-powers during the Cold War)."

BigK HeX (talk) 20:32, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

Libertarianism[edit]

You deleted a sentence where User:Rapidosity recently changed the sentence such that it misused the source. Instead of deletion, do you think bringing it back closer to it's previous state would be better?

Some libertarians support a minimal state, while others wish to abolish the state entirely.Right and Left Wings in Libertarianism

Your thoughts? BigK HeX (talk) 20:47, 17 September 2010 (UTC)


On the neverendum .... Yworo has opposed earlier deletionist proposals. I think there's a huge chance that it's a good faith effort to find a solution. BigK HeX (talk) 14:45, 18 September 2010 (UTC)

Fair point. Iota (talk) 15:00, 18 September 2010 (UTC)

Why[edit]

This? mark nutley (talk) 21:19, 20 September 2010 (UTC)

WSR[edit]

this edit reintroduces the text under discussion. On the talk I asked if there is a WP:RS that identifies them as libertarian; I checked the sources there but I must have missed the relevant text. If you could clarify that wraps the matter up --Errant [tmorton166] (chat!) 23:32, 20 September 2010 (UTC)

Reverts[edit]

Could you please mark your reverts clearly as such, thanks mark nutley (talk) 18:56, 25 September 2010 (UTC)

CNT[edit]

This will obviously go nowere, you seem set on having obviously anarchist groups in the article so i feel an RFC is the next logical step, could you please make you case [8] here for their inclusion, thanks mark nutley (talk) 17:47, 27 September 2010 (UTC)

Long quote[edit]

Since you added the Long quote and then inserted the clarifying bracketed phrase, I thought you might be interested in this discussion in which the inserted bracketed phrase is bewilderingly argued to be an MOS violation. --Born2cycle (talk) 21:37, 8 October 2010 (UTC)

ArbCom Election RFC courtesy notice[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Shotgun (cannabis)[edit]

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Soledad O'Brien[edit]

Not Irish conform her article? Interesting. What do you thiong of this sentemce: O'Brien's parents married in 1958 in Washington, D.C. Her father Edward, an Australian (from Toowoomba, Queensland)[4] of Irish descent, was a mechanical engineering professor? Better read the article again... Night of the Big Wind talk 23:41, 16 January 2012 (UTC)

Hi, Night of the Big Wind.
Yes, I did read that part. It's also apparent from the article that Ms. O'Brien has U.S. citizenship, that she was born and grew up in the States, and that her parents were an Australian and a Cuban. So clearly she's American, not Irish. I think what you mean to say is that she's an "Irish American". Iota (talk) 00:37, 20 January 2012 (UTC)
I try to point out that she is of Irish descent' Night of the Big Wind talk 00:59, 20 January 2012 (UTC)

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