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Link spam[edit]

Please do not add commercial links or links to your own private websites to Wikipedia. Wikipedia is not a vehicle for advertising or a mere collection of external links. You are, however, encouraged to add content instead of links to the encyclopedia. If you feel the link should be added to the article, then please discuss it on the article's talk page rather than re-adding it. See the welcome page to learn more about Wikipedia. Thanks. --Nlu (talk) 21:46, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

To Nlu: Links I am adding are not commercial. They are related to the site topic and are non-profit
—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Kozuch (talkcontribs) .
It doesn't matter if the link is commercial or not. As explained in Wikipedia:External links, linked material should add to the article. People come to Wikipedia to find out about a subject. What I'm seeing are some short pages with a bunch of links. They even cite Wikipedia as a source! So you're just regurgitating the same material back at us. Futhermore, you seem to be the admin of the site, and adding links to your own site is generally frowned upon. This is called linkspamming.
Finally, removing warnings from your talk page is considered vandalism. Consider yourself warned on both issues. --Imroy 22:45, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

Please stop. If you continue to use Wikipedia for advertising, you will be blocked from editing. Imroy 22:58, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

Please stop adding spam to Wikipedia. No only are you linking to your own site, but your own site is merely a copy of the Wikipedia article with added advertising. You are very obviously not adding anything to Wikipedia by these links. — Saxifrage 04:34, 9 August 2006 (UTC)

Bitweaver[edit]

This article has been deleted 4 times (the last time was yesterday), so I'd encourage you to add {{db-owner}} to it to allow speedy deletion, otherwise it will have to go to AFD again. Cheers, Yomanganitalk 15:55, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

I ask you to stop violating Wikipedia policy and stop deleting an article that is in compliance with all rules. Kozuch

Repeated spamming[edit]

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This is your last warning. The next time you insert a spam link, you will be blocked from editing Wikipedia. Persistent spammers may have their websites blacklisted from Wikipedia. Nehwyn 16:06, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

What are you talking about???

Sorry, that was not very clear indeed. I was referring to the warnings your already received, as listed above. Nehwyn 20:58, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

I ask you to remove the "Repeated spamming" sign because you do not know what is going on at all. There has been a serious problem with article creation, the article "Bitweaver" about Bitweaver CMS (www.bitweaver.org) has been deleted 5 times without a proper reason. This is violating Wikipedia policies and so is your unprofessional behaviour.

I have protected Bitweaver from recreation because it has been deleted and recreated multiple times. Eventually, administrators get tired of constantly deleting it. Please don't recreate it unless you have a really good reason. --Mr. Lefty Talk to me! 21:11, 29 September 2006 (UTC)
Sorry Kozuch, I am afraid I have to decline your request. Spamming articles will be removed; if you repost them (as you have done repeatedly), they will be removed again and again. That is what is going on. Moreover, if you delete a warning from your talk page (again, as you have done already) that would be considered Wikipedia:Vandalism under Wikipedia regulations. Sorry about the situation... but please do not feel discouraged to contribute to Wikipedia in other ways. :) Nehwyn 21:16, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

Image:AMD PIC.jpg[edit]

Thanks for uploading Image:AMD PIC.jpg. I notice the 'image' page specifies that the image is being used under fair use, but its use in Wikipedia articles fails our first fair use criterion in that it illustrates a subject for which a freely licensed image could reasonably be found or created. If you believe this image is not replaceable, please:

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Replaceable fair use Image:Eduwise.jpg[edit]

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Cleanup tags[edit]

HI you dated a couple of these in the future! Rich Farmbrough, 18:35 29 September 2007 (GMT).

It was a last day of the month or so...--Kozuch (talk) 12:55, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Expert-subject at Free Software[edit]

I'm an expert on free software. Could you please explain how attention from an expert on the subject is needed? --mms (talk) 21:54, 17 March 2008 (UTC)

Info on expert help for free software article?[edit]

Hi. I have a good ten years of involvement in the free software community/movement, so your "expert help needed" tag on the free software article caught my eye, but I can't find info on the talk page about what parts of the article need help. Can you say on the Talk page what help is needed? That way others will know what to do, and will know when the tag can be removed. If you don't say what problem needs to be fixed, no one will know why the notice should stay. --Gronky (talk) 22:02, 17 March 2008 (UTC)

Hi there. I meant especially profiling the "free software" vs. "open source software" issue, which is discussed on the talk page several times, but not cleary described in either of the articles.--Kozuch (talk) 23:09, 17 March 2008 (UTC)
The most detailed coverage of that topic is in the article Alternative terms for free software, but this issue is given the 2nd paragaph in the free software article, so I'm not sure where we could add a more detailed discussion. We should try to avoid having one description of the issue on the free software page and another on the open-source software page and another on some other page (that's why the "alternative terms..." article was created). --Gronky (talk) 23:16, 17 March 2008 (UTC)

Template:Linux[edit]

Thank you for your patience while I finished implementing the new Template:Linux. I'm done my part now, so please feel free to go ahead and edit away! - Ahunt (talk) 13:53, 22 March 2008 (UTC)

Free and Open Source Software Template[edit]

Thanks for suggesting this on the Template:Linux talk page. As I mentioned there, I think it is a good idea to have a new and separate template for FLOSS, while keeping the Linux template intact. To that end I have started a new proposed FLOSS template at User:Ahunt/Sandbox. Please do have a look at it and feel free to edit it to make it more like you had in mind. I don't have a complete idea what should be on it and thus have just put some examples there. If we can get it up to a basic level of completeness then we can go "live" with it and put it on some pages. That will encourage others to edit it and make it better yet (hopefully). - Ahunt (talk) 13:41, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the encouragement and for your edits on the proposed template. I don't have a problem having it go live right away - that will give more editors a change to have a kick at it. I have some doubts about the idea of listing applications listed on it, as there are tens of thousands of them. But let's go live and and see how it evolves. Perhaps you can help me spread it around on the pages it should go onto? - Ahunt (talk) 17:07, 24 March 2008 (UTC)
Okay it is there at Template:FLOSS Feel free to jump on in! - Ahunt (talk) 17:14, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your note. That is what I have been doing, with the exception of applications, which are joined to the template through the application list. I was thinking that it is helpful to have the nav template on the applications pages, many of the articles are short and have no other navigation help on them, particularly to the mater list. - Ahunt (talk) 19:07, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your note again - I missed what you had done when I went through the template history. No sweat, in time the template will get better! No more input, the better - Ahunt (talk) 21:21, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

"OMG, are you paid by M$ for this??? STOP your POV activities ASAP!"[edit]

I'm a bit confused. Are we having some kind of disagreement that I'm unaware of?

Thanks, WalterGR (talk | contributions) 13:02, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

You removed sourced critical content with no proper reason and no discussion at all - this is unfortunatelly a template of your behaviour here on Wikipedia.--Kozuch (talk) 14:16, 29 March 2008 (UTC)
I am proud of and stand by my edit history. I'd be happy to re-evaluate my behavior if you provide specific examples this "template". Alternately, feel free to do so on the appropriate administrator noticeboard. WalterGR (talk | contributions) 14:44, 29 March 2008 (UTC)
So am I of mine, but I just do not like removing well-sourced and valuable content especially if it is critic or on controversial topic. Other case of your behaviour is talked here.--Kozuch (talk) 15:01, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

Microsoft Silverlight[edit]

Please do not accuse other editors just because their ideologies do not match with yours and unless you have some concrete evidence to back your accusations up. Always assume good faith and respect others. Comment all you like on the edits, but not on the editor. That will keep away from you a lot of unpleasantness in any content dispute you might get involved in. --soum talk 13:12, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

Thank you![edit]

For the barnstar! - Ahunt (talk) 01:42, 31 March 2008 (UTC)

Longmeng[edit]

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Propriety[edit]

Actyually Office Open XML belongs to Ecma International. It does not belong to Microsoft but to an independant standards organization and therefore is by defnition not a propriety format Microsoft has provided the basis and the technology but does not own the format in any way. It might own patent rights on the technology (which it has licensed trough a FREE RAND OSP license) but that does not make it propriety. IBM and Sun own patents for ODF. That does not make ODF a propriety format does it.

Your current edit look like petty edits to make ODF look better than OOXML. I suggest however you stay on factual ground. hAl (talk) 22:09, 31 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanx for explanation, I must have misunderstood the matter. However, its true I am a fan of ODF :).--Kozuch (talk) 23:21, 31 March 2008 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Longmeng[edit]

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Web Browsers[edit]

[1] I am not sure if you still need to know how the template looked like, but if you do I can provide you with the deleted revision. If you do not, well, just so you know almost any admin would provide you with the text of any deleted stuff. --soum talk 16:36, 5 April 2008 (UTC)

History of laptops[edit]

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Using AWB[edit]

Hi. Please be careful with using AWB. This is a violation of the rules. Please keep in mind that rules of use state: Avoid making insignificant or inconsequential edits such as only adding or removing some white space. Friendly, -- Magioladitis (talk) 00:45, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

A Library-stub template was removed in this particular edit too - does that qualify as insignificant or inconsequential too?--Kozuch (talk) 09:28, 8 April 2008 (UTC)
Check that later writes: "moving a stub tag, converting some HTML to Unicode, removing underscores from links (unless they are bad links), or something equally trivial. This is because it wastes resources and clogs up watch lists." -- Magioladitis (talk) 11:54, 8 April 2008 (UTC)
I dont want to play with words, but the tag was RE-moved, not moved... Sure, I am new to AWB and I still have to find my way around. I will try do do my best.--Kozuch (talk) 12:11, 8 April 2008 (UTC)
Hey, I just checked! You were right and I was wrong. My apologies. I would remove the tag as well. Friendly, Magioladitis (talk) 12:21, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

AWB on Austria[edit]

Hi,

Could you re-run AWB on Austria? I reverted a sockpuppet and I figured it'd be easier for you to sick AWB on the article than a point by point edit on the current version. Sorry about the inconvenience. WLU (talk) 01:03, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

AWB[edit]

Hi! Please be more careful when using it. Herat is a city in Afghanistan and shouldn't be always changed to 'heart' :) Alæxis¿question? 05:26, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

Okay, sorry, I missed that one.--Kozuch (talk) 09:31, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

Blue Hat and Blue Hat Conf are different[edit]

Why did you merge the Blue Hat and Blue Hat Conference together into one paragraph? They are two different things and mashing the two definitions into one paragraph is IMHO confusing. - Operknockity (talk) 02:34, 9 April 2008 (UTC)

Fixed, the article is still very little info though. Please dont use links in headings.--Kozuch (talk) 08:58, 9 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks. I didn't know about the heading links style rule...duly noted. - Operknockity (talk) 04:40, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

Macintosh history split[edit]

Hi! You proposed splitting the history section in [Macintosh]], but didn't offer any reasons why. I've started a talk page section and I invite you to contribute there (if we discuss it here no one else will see it).--HereToHelp (talk to me) 23:41, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

AWB on Fanny Imlay[edit]

When running AWB on Fanny Imlay, you/it removed a "<p>" code inside a block quotation, which then made the quotation look like one paragraph instead of two. I fixed this, but then you/it changed it back. I'm not quite sure why. I have now fixed it again. The quotation has been copied exactly from the original source. If you could fix this bug in the software, I would appreciate it! Awadewit (talk) 14:33, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

Featured article template[edit]

Hi -- I notice you've been moving the featured article template to above the categories. I was under the impression that the featured article template was supposed to be the last thing in the article. Can you tell me what the reason for the change is? Thanks. Mike Christie (talk) 19:41, 14 April 2008 (UTC)

It is the AWB default setting, so I assume it is correct.--Kozuch (talk) 19:43, 14 April 2008 (UTC)

AWB on Joseph Priestley[edit]

AwB broke links at Joseph Priestley - see the diff. Some code must be broken. Awadewit (talk) 21:28, 14 April 2008 (UTC)

Thanx for reporting, I will forward this.--Kozuch (talk) 21:30, 14 April 2008 (UTC)
This bug was fixed already :).--Kozuch (talk) 21:56, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

Free speech zone worldwide perspective[edit]

What would you like to have done to expand or balance the FPZ article, when the zones are a U.S. peculiarity? I don't speak Russian or Esperanto, the languages behind the interwiki links, but those articles seem to deal exclusively with the American concept as well. We could always go bug a suitably international wikiproject and ask them if they know any foreign equivalents. --Kizor 10:39, 18 April 2008 (UTC)

Honestly, if you have an idea on how the article needs repairs or how to do them, please voice that idea. If you're procrastinating on an answer, please answer with the word "Banana." --Kizor 17:45, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Okay, I go "banana" now - the article is about US stuff and should remain so probably.--Kozuch (talk) 09:02, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Edit summaries[edit]

Hi,

Your edit summaries on Web browser really don't help people to understand what it is that you're doing to the article. Rather than just copying in some piece of syntax being moved, could you try using a rationale or a brief overview of your changes? This is a big help when examining how an article has changed over a series of edits. Thanks! Chris Cunningham (not at work) - talk 21:17, 22 April 2008 (UTC)


Notability of Unicorn (company)[edit]

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Windows tax[edit]

Hi. Regarding:

> "Please do not remove well sourced material":

If you read the edit summary of my revertion, then you know the reason why I removed it. To elaborate: the fact that you had added, at the top of the article, information that was already present in considerably more detail in the appropriate section lower down (the "Licensing agreements" subsection of "Business Practices") suggested that you did not realise that the information was already present in the article. Perhaps you assumed that "product criticism" included license agreement criticism, and so thought that if such criticism was not present there then it was not in the article at all. As such, I removed your addition to avoid pointless duplication.

Actually, that's not the case for the whole of your addition -- there is indeed one part of your addition that isn't already in the article: the claim that there are some parts of the world where it is not possible to buy computers without Windows. So why did I delete that part rather than moving it to the appropriate section? Because that is the one part of your addition which isn't sourced.

As such, I have now left the statements about Microsoft / Windows tax, as they are well sourced, only removing the "due to the Windows market dominance among personal computer operating systems" as unnecessarily restating the context halfway through a point; and added a citation neeed tag to the claim about the unavailability of WIndows-free computers.

I hope this clears up any confusion about my edits. Thanks, -- simxp (talk) 16:32, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Common Agricultural Policy[edit]

Hi. I noticed you added a tag to this article suggesting the intro needed improving. Unfortunately you did not explain on talk why you felt this was needed. Perhaps you could explain what you feel is wrong with the intro? Sandpiper (talk) 08:07, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

Ten articles in one day at Peer Review[edit]

Please do not nominate more than two articles per day at Peer Review - see this discussion Wikipedia_talk:Peer_review#Proposed_Guideline:_a_daily_limit_on_the_number_of_PR_requests_per_editor. There are a limited number of reviewers, and nominating ten articles all on one broad subject (Computing) strains the system unreasonably. My suggestion is that you pick the two you most want feedback on and withdraw the other eight. After you see the comments on the first two, fix those issues in the other articles, then nominate two more, and repeat this until done. Thanks, Ruhrfisch ><>°° 15:36, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

Feel free to postpone any nominations.--Kozuch (talk) 21:03, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
There is no mechanism to "postpone" nominations. Since you made the nominations, you should decide which are the highest priority please. Thanks, Ruhrfisch ><>°° 21:08, 16 May 2008 (UTC)

List of Software Bugs.[edit]

I note your agressively pro-Microsoft stance (as indicated in several comments further up this page) - but truly, the change you made to List of software bugs was ridiculous. The business practice of releasing open source software cannot remotely be called a "Software Bug" whether you agree with that practice or not. Hence, I have reverted your change in its entirety. Please don't do things like that again. It's highly POV and it was wildly off-topic for that list article. SteveBaker (talk) 18:04, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

See Talk:List of software bugs#Free software. By the way, I actually try to do more for FOSS rather than for MS.--Kozuch (talk) 18:55, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

William Hillcourt[edit]

Is there an issue with the use of {{lifetime}} to create the DEFAULTSORT and birth and date cats? --— Gadget850 (Ed)talk 12:50, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

The diff might be a bug in AWB, I am not sure now.--Kozuch (talk) 19:22, 3 June 2008 (UTC)

New peer review policy[edit]

Please see Wikipedia:Peer review/Request removal policy which places the following limits on peer review requests: "Nominations are limited to one per editor per day and four total requests per editor. Articles must be free of major cleanup banners and 14 days must have passed since the previous peer review, FAC, GAN, or A-class review. For more information on these limits see here." This was discussed at Wikipedia_talk:Peer_review#Proposed_limits.

Since you have 5 PR requests currently open (and have made no replies to any of the ten you opened recently that I am aware of), I have archived your PR latest request for Internet. Thanks, Ruhrfisch ><>°° 00:59, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

Eenglish[edit]

Please note that "english" is not capitalized in pool and billiard related articles when used to mean sidespin. Thanks--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 22:33, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

AWB reference format fixes[edit]

In [2] a period after a ref is moved before the ref, duplicating the period already there. This sort of edit is not trivial to do properly. Is this part of AWB or did you create the regexes yourself? Gimmetrow 02:02, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

I use a reglex set defined here. It works most of the time, but surely could be still iproved.--Kozuch (talk) 07:56, 10 June 2008 (UTC)
Those have clear deficiencies with common things like this.[1]. I have a javascript which does a somewhat better job, but any real language is complex. Gimmetrow 09:06, 10 June 2008 (UTC)
I tried to add a "double dot removal" rule behind the ref reglexes - to remove all ".." unless it is a "..." (which is used in citing). It worked fine unless messing some URLs - I need to improve that first. Also, some folks use ".." in quotes rather than "...".--Kozuch (talk) 09:37, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Wikify?[edit]

You placed the {{wikify}} tag a the head of Polyamory. I have no idea what specific aspect of the article you feel is in need of improvement based on this tag. Will you please provide comments at its talk page describing what shortcomings you perceive in the current article (or even just fix them)? A very generic tag with no explanation is more of a hinderance than a help. LotLE×talk 00:19, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

Done. Seemed quite obvious to me though.--Kozuch (talk) 10:53, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

Peak oil[edit]

You are placing ref tags on sections that have many references and point to heavily referenced articles. Perhaps it would be more helpful if you would tag as [citation needed] the statements which you believe need citations. NJGW (talk) 19:39, 25 June 2008 (UTC)

Commons[edit]

Thanks for that commons tag on the OOXML article. It alerted me that there are images available. I just added one to the article. Cheers. --Lester 22:54, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

You are welcome. There are two images in the Standardization of Office Open XML article already though.--Kozuch (talk) 23:03, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of Inveneo[edit]

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History of Bahrain[edit]

Thanks for you contribution on History of Bahrain. Could please take a look again at some sections of these article. It seems that it needs a careful grammar check.--Larno Man (talk) 21:23, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

Apertium[edit]

Hey man, thanks for adding a link to Apertium to the machine translation page! I'm a developer so I couldn't do it for conflict of interest :) - Francis Tyers · 19:40, 8 July 2008 (UTC)

Preview request[edit]

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I try to do my best :D. Cant you distinguish me as an established editor when monitoring last changes???--Kozuch (talk) 21:22, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

Credible author[edit]

Hello. A credible authors' reference is being "overrided" by edit-warring. I recently tried to add to the telescope article but this editor seems to think that his opinion overrides a VERY credible author in Mr. Richard Powers. I've been blocked before for edit-warring recently, so I don't want this to be another incident on my record.

Anyway, the other editor seemed to have asked his friend-type editors to form a consensus, so I will do the same. The Islamic connection here is, Al-Haytham. He is FUNDAMENTAL to the telescope and the FATHER of optics. By definition, the summary can include him since the radio and electro-magnetic telescopes are derogatory to the average person looking at the article; I wanted to add it to the history section since it looked cleaner. Can you help your fellow InternetHero?? InternetHero (talk) 21:02, 23 July 2008 (UTC)


Robot[edit]

Hi. You recently added the copyedit tag to the Robot article. This is a very long article, so it's not clear if the tag applies to the whole article, or to one section of it. Please could you clarify on the Talk:Robot page. Thanks. Rocketmagnet (talk) 19:04, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

TUSC token 61a7c8fbc229e78bfe7f3f213b0789e3[edit]

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

Roma[edit]

My apologies on that edit. I was copy-editing a variety of stuff so I didn't list it all. Your edit was valid, however, it was in the wrong place. It suddenyl came up that the Roma made an appearance in the magazine. It should have been in a different section not "Central and Eastern Europe." Perhaps in a "Roma in popular culture section". I will post something in the discussion in this regard. You should contribute there. Lihaas (talk) 08:57, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

US Army Corps of Engineers[edit]

I am confused as to why you added the {{refimprove}} tag to this article. The references include the following:

  • USACE's public website
  • USACE's intranet
  • An independent written publication
  • Army Engineer Association magazine
  • US Civil War center professional bulletin
  • An organization opposed to USACE
  • An educational institution
  • A senator's website
  • Local news media
  • An independent FOIA request
  • State of New York report

That is a pretty wide range of references. Granted, some of the references are from the organization itself; however, when describing an organization, its missions, its history, and its goals, that would not be unreasonable.

I have removed the tag for now. I've also included this discussion on the Talk:United States Army Corps of Engineers. Please respond there so that others can join in the discussion if desired. Don'tKnowItAtAll (talk) 12:30, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

{{Wikipedia}} template and the Wikimedia Foundation article[edit]

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Why more citations?[edit]

You added the {{refimprove}} tag to Cut,_copy,_and_paste. I'm relatively new to editing so it would help me learn to find out how you decided that. Thanks --Sultec (talk) 05:23, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

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Banners on Long Term Evolution[edit]

Try to get involve in improving articles and not just simply fixing banners. Whom do you think can do all that for you? . And yes! banners do not solve but discouraging our daily efforts on improving articles to satisfy poeple like you. If you see the need for more sources then find them and fix, or let us discuss. We all good in criticizing and its so simple to copy and paste banners. We just don't get it. Am sorry if this sounds annoying to you. GoLLoXp (talk) 17:42, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Lulu[edit]

Your link was removed from Lulu, and has been again, as it is non-encyclopaedic. It adds nothing to the article, and is simple an opinion review and details information easily found on Lulu's own site. It is not an appropriate link, Wikipedia does not pass judgement on companies. Please see WP:EL. Canterbury Tail talk 16:23, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

Still cant see the point. The article is full of self-references (which you judge ok probably), you are removing third party source...--Kozuch (talk) 16:45, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

United States Microsoft antitrust case[edit]

Dear Kozuch, why did you moved United States v. Microsoft to United States Microsoft antitrust case?[3] The case is widely known as "United States v. Microsoft". And other similar cases are named as "United States v. ..." (eg. United States v. Continental Can Co.). I moved it back to "United States v. Microsoft". Have a nice day. AdjustShift (talk) 04:05, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

OLPC article updating[edit]

Hiya FFM, I want to update the OLPC page to make it a proper article and perhaps get it to FA status; I know it's unusual to be part of one's own organization editing, but it is possible -- if we work on a draft in userspace and have friends/colleagues helping update the article proper. Are you interested in working on this in the coming week or so? +sj + 20:48, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

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Wine supported software[edit]

Hi. That list doesn't seem appropriate to me - Wine supports lots of products, and that list is therefore only a small subsection of tools and POV in my opinion. Please could you explain (on the Wine talk page) why those particular products are notable? ~~ [ジャム][t - c] 16:23, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

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Splashtop[edit]

Hi Kozuch! You had added an inline citations request banner for Splashtop. I added citations wherever I saw a need for them, can you check the article again, and either remove the banner or explain me what unreferenced facts I have missed ? Thanks a lot ! Nicolas1981 (talk) 09:23, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

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AutoWikiBrowser on Linux - me too![edit]

I would also like to edit Wikipedia using AutoWikiBrowser on Linux - and I'd like to use it on Appropedia too. If you have success with it on Linux, please let me know!

For now, sticking with the Pywikipedia bot. --Chriswaterguy talk 00:33, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Netbooks[edit]

Hey, thanks for the great reference in the Netbook article. -- samj inout 11:47, 29 January 2009 (UTC)

You are welcome! I try to do my best here.--Kozuch (talk) 11:54, 29 January 2009 (UTC)

Template:Table Mobile telecommunications standards[edit]

Thanks for your note, hope that was helpful! Let me know if you want that template reformatted into nav box style, it could be done quite quickly in a sandbox space! - Ahunt (talk) 13:03, 10 February 2009 (UTC)

Electronic cigarette in "see also" section of Cigar[edit]

I just don't see the relevance. If you can make a good case for this on the article's talk page, and get others to agree with it, I'll go along. Mark Shaw (talk) 16:06, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

Mobile phone networks pie chart[edit]

Nice pie chart for mobile phone contractor %'s during 3rd quarter 2008. Was just wondering though which country the chart represents as I think perhaps this should be mentioned? Cls14 (talk) 11:26, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

No region is stated in source, so I suppose it is global/worldwide data. Regards--Kozuch (talk) 15:10, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

External Link Removed[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Banglapedia&action=history

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Looks like intentionally removed without any identity. As one of the link is at least valid [banglapedia.search.com.bd]. Can you please undo the above change?

Thanks & regards -- 20:15, 13 June 2009 (UTC)zbd (talk)

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Depth of field: citation of bobatkins.com and tag for missing inline citations.[edit]

I reverted the citation of bobatkins.com for optimal f-number because

  1. His article, which deals strictly with diffraction in the plane of focus, doesn't address the tradeoff between diffraction and defocus, which is the topic of that section of the Wikipedia article.
  2. I have a lot of respect for Bob Atkins, but it's really just a personal web site that doesn't meet the requirements for reliable sources.
  3. The footnote citation style doesn't match the author-date style used throughout the article; WP:CITE, as well as common sense, I think, requires a consistent style. I would not have reverted for this issue alone, however.

I've also questioned the addition of the {{More footnotes}} tag. There are already quite a few footnotes, as well as at least one inline citation for every reference. I don't suggest that it's perfect, but it's much better sourced than many WP article, especially on photography. If there are specific statements that you think require support, please so indicate, because it's almost impossible to address the general comment (much like having an article with no inline citations). As I've mentioned on the talk page, absent some good reason for the tag, I'm going to remove it because I don't think it's indicated. JeffConrad (talk) 05:29, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

Re: Email spam[edit]

You know there are 2008 numbers available now: http://www.marketingcharts.com/interactive/spam-doubles-personalized-spam-quadruples-in-2008-7261/cisco-network-security-report-spam-originating-country-2008jpg/ --Cybercobra (talk) 16:48, 17 October 2009 (UTC)

There's also 2009 data even: http://www.sophos.com/pressoffice/news/articles/2009/07/dirtydozenq209.html --Cybercobra (talk) 16:52, 17 October 2009 (UTC)

Help in merging[edit]

In this discussion it was decided that Template:Wireless systems should be merged into Template:Mobile telecommunications standards. The problem is that I know nothing about the subject. Since you have edited both templates in the past, could you either do that or at least tell me how to do that? Debresser (talk) 01:20, 28 October 2009 (UTC)

Kozuch? I even noticed that you were the one to propose the merger in the first place. Debresser (talk) 21:02, 3 November 2009 (UTC)

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November 2009[edit]

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Perhaps I didn't make myself clear to you, Wikipedia doesn't accept COPYRIGHTED ARTICLES OR IMAGES, period. This is the reason why this image cannot be use! FYI, Flight International/Flight Global is the copyright owner of this image, do you want to be sued by them for illegally uploading of their product (referring to the cutaway image)? It's a fair question, answer me. --Dave 1185 09:01, 30 November 2009 (UTC)
Do you maybe want to read the text of tempates you placed on my talk page? Particularly Wikipedia:Non-free content? You will find the answers there. --Kozuch (talk) 09:08, 30 November 2009 (UTC)
Really, I'm sorry to tell you this but those two cutaway diagrams cannot be use on Wikipedia because they are copyrighted, we cannot use them here without the explicit permission(s) from the publisher - Flight International. Please read up on WP:COPYRIGHT and then come back here to ask if you still have any queries. In the mean time, please do not remove the maintenance templates again, makes you look like a guilty party if you know what I mean. Should you do it again, I'm sorry but I'll have to take you up to ANI for disruptive editing. Please heed my advice, thank you. --Dave 1185 09:14, 30 November 2009 (UTC)
I admit I dont read every other rule here, but what I dont undestand is the difference between my images and File:Windows_7.png for example. Does the Windows screenshot have a permission? Does providing source URL solve the problem??? --Kozuch (talk) 09:30, 30 November 2009 (UTC)
  • Let's not stray away from our main objective, shall we? Yes, providing source URL can solve such problem(s) if it tells people of the Copyright status or which country it's copyright adheres to. Take any Public domain images for instance, they can be freely reproduce for reuse anywhere in the world because they are not copyrighted to anyone as their owner had released it into the Public domain. The image you've uploaded does not fall into that category, nor is it suitable for reuse because it is copyrighted and cannot be reproduced for reuse here on Wikipedia without any form of written permission by the owner/publisher even if you can provide a logical sounding unfree reuse rationale. Besides, in order to avoid such problems I've taken the trouble to add an External Image Link even before you thought of adding such cutaways, take a look at the Specifications section of Hawker Hunter and Hawker Siddeley Nimrod, I'm sure you'll see what I mean. (P.S.: The two external image links aren't working now because the site undergoing some upgrading currently.)--Dave 1185 09:55, 30 November 2009 (UTC)

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WikiProject Industrial design is a Wikipedian community that aims to better organize information in articles related to Industrial design (also called Product design).

  • If I'm cor-rec-to, there are about 900 articles on Industrial design in Wikipedia...
  • At least, it's more than for Typography, and there IS a Typography WikiProject...
  • And it's more than the Fashion WikiProject with 482 articles...
  • There is also an Urban studies and planning project and a Video games portal so...
  • Now you can also see a proposal for the Design Portal. (that portal would be for Industrial design AND Graphic design/Interior design)

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Hope you at least read the link I provided... Great day, --Kozuch (talk) 20:28, 26 December 2009 (UTC)

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Deprecate upload of free images to Wikipedia[edit]

Hi,

I saw your suggestion at Wikipedia talk:Upload#Deprecate upload of free images to Wikipedia. I was going to suggest it myself and i was glad to see that someone already proposed. There was little reaction there. Did you propose it anywhere else? --Amir E. Aharoni (talk) 08:03, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

I think I did not suggest it elsewhere...
OK, i proposed it at WP:VP/P. --Amir E. Aharoni (talk) 11:56, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

I intend to rename a category that you created[edit]

See Category_talk:QWERTY_smartphones. Andries (talk) 15:29, 15 May 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Automobile propulsion technologies[edit]

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Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/STS-132 Liftoff Space Shuttle Atlantis[edit]

Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
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Articles for deletion nomination of Criticism of YouTube[edit]

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Template:GeoTemplate[edit]

The choice of primary service for GeoHack was the result of lengthy discussions: here, here and here. If you wish to change the consensus, I suggest you reopen the discussion at Template talk:GeoTemplate. Communication via edit summaries is unproductive. --Stepheng3 (talk) 07:27, 16 September 2010 (UTC)

Video on Verifiability[edit]

There was previous consensus to not add the video to the Verifiability policy. Please do not add the video again. Gigs (talk) 16:52, 13 October 2010 (UTC)

The same goes for WP:NPOV Gigs (talk) 16:57, 13 October 2010 (UTC)

Pandaboard[edit]

If you think this move is uncontroversial you might consider withdrawing your {{movereq}} and just moving it yourself or placing it at Wikipedia:Rm#Current_requests if you are unable to. ErikHaugen (talk) 20:29, 4 November 2010 (UTC)

Information and communication technologies for development[edit]

Please see Talk:Information and communication technologies for development#Merge with ICTD. –Paul M. Nguyen (chat|blame) 13:12, 30 November 2010 (UTC)

Nomination of List of Linux-powered devices for deletion[edit]

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Nomination of Works Everywhere Appliance for deletion[edit]

Nomination of Works Everywhere Appliance for deletion[edit]

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Webconverger 8 screenshot[edit]

Hi, I want to replace http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Webconverger.png with http://www.flickr.com/photos/hendry/5855658023/

Can you please help make the upload? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hendry (talkcontribs) 13:42, 21 June 2011 (UTC)

Hi Hendry, done. You gotta go to Wikimedia Commons image page and use "Upload a new version of this file" link.--Kozuch (talk) 16:57, 21 June 2011 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Don't draw misleading graphs[edit]

Hello. This is to let you know that an editor objected at WP:RM to your recent move of Wikipedia:Don't draw misleading graphs. The page has been moved back to its former title. If you still wish to move the page, please request a move using the methods suggested at WP:RM. The reversion request follows fyi. Station1 (talk) 05:26, 18 October 2011 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of ZWCAD[edit]

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Discussion about your actions in Wikitech-l[edit]

Hello, there is currently a discussion about the changes you just made in bugzilla on the wikitech mailing list. The relevant thread is here. Johnduhart (talk) 18:09, 30 December 2011 (UTC)

Bugzilla changes reverted[edit]

I've reverted your changes. See the history on Bug 156 for an example.

First, I agree that the wider communities interest in an issue should affect the importance of the issue.

However, if the you feel like the developer community isn't being responsive enough to a particular bug, then there are more effective ways to get action on the bug than bumping up the "Priority" field on bugs. Doing so will only lead to further frustration on your part.

We use that field to allocate our scarce resources and direct volunteer developers when they request it. Mass changes like the ones you made should be discussed on wikitech-l and the consensus of the developer community should be respected. -- MarkAHershberger(talk) 16:34, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Stephen Slevin[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Osmrelation[edit]

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Scribunto deployment[edit]

Hi Kozuch, I'm very excited about the impending deployments of Scribunto. Is there any chance the Vietnamese Wiktionary could be considered for an early deployment? It could well be one of the most template-intensive Wiktionaries, primarily due to the string processing done in wikt:vi:Bản mẫu:vie-pron, which is used in over 30,000 entries. I've already developed a much, much more efficient alternative to vie-pron in Lua, and I plan to quickly cut the wiki over to the Lua module once Scribunto is deployed there. I wonder if the sysadmins would be interested in measuring how the Vietnamese Wiktionary's performance changes with the switch to Lua modules. – Minh Nguyễn (talk, contribs) 06:27, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

Dear Minh Nguyễn, I think we can add you to the first batch. I forwarded this request to responsible people in WMF. In case no one of them denies the request here it should be OK. Regards, --Kozuch (talk) 10:18, 16 February 2013 (UTC)
Thank you! – Minh Nguyễn (talk, contribs) 07:07, 17 February 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for info at VPT on the impending deployment of Scribunto. Just curious: where did that date come from? (I'm wondering if there is a page with announcements about Scribunto that I don't know about.) Also, do you know of any discussion regarding how modules from test2 might be imported (to preserve edit history) to here? I guess copy/paste is what we will end up using, but do you know of any previous discussions on that? See the question at WP:VPT#Import from test2.wikipedia.org. Johnuniq (talk) 02:21, 18 February 2013 (UTC)

Oops, I just caught up with wikitech-l and see the announcement (archived here). It looks like my question about import might be best on wikitech-l, but if you have any thoughts I would like to hear them. Johnuniq (talk) 07:23, 18 February 2013 (UTC)
I notified WMF staff about this request. Hope that will help.--Kozuch (talk) 08:20, 18 February 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. Tim posted at VPT that imports from test2 now work, and WOSlinker did an import of two modules I'm interested in. Tim is rarely here so I won't post on his page, but perhaps you would like to report an issue: see "an error displayed on import" at User talk:WOSlinker#Importing Module:Convert. It doesn't bother me, but someone might want to evaluate whether it's worth investigation. Johnuniq (talk) 08:10, 19 February 2013 (UTC)
I am sorry but I am not able to help with the technicalities - please try to post the issue to http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Lua as Tim is probably watching that page.--Kozuch (talk) 09:53, 19 February 2013 (UTC)
That's fine, thanks. I've posted a comment as you suggested. Johnuniq (talk) 11:54, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

Translations of Module[edit]

User Nemo has suggested me to contact you if it is necessary to set up some coordination to facilitate translations of new namespace Module. It will be nice to have it tranlated for next deployment. --Vriullop (talk) 21:11, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

Dear Vriullop, I am not very familiar with how translations of namespaces work and what it is actually about - could you please elaborate a bit on this? Do you need my engagement or are you willing to take care of it yourself?--Kozuch (talk) 20:06, 10 March 2013 (UTC)
Sorry, I am not very familiar with that either. In mw:Extension:Scribunto there is a link "To help: translate the namespace name Module", but it really does not help if every wiki has to fill a bug on bugzilla requesting the translation once the new namespace is live. An example of such requests: bugzilla:9270. Perhaps user Nemo can elaborate it. I'll poke him. --Vriullop (talk) 10:05, 11 March 2013 (UTC)
Translations are done in the extensions' code directly. To avoid a flood of bug requests and a lot of confusion (people requesting namespace aliases instead of translations etc.), it would be better if you or someone else could solicit translations from interested people and then commit them to the code all together. --Nemo 11:38, 11 March 2013 (UTC)
I have created the page m:Lua deployments/Localization of Module for collecting translations. --Vriullop (talk) 13:02, 11 March 2013 (UTC)
Thanks!--Kozuch (talk) 16:59, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

QNAP help requested[edit]

Hi, I noticed that you have made several contributions to NAS-related topics. I'd be grateful if you could help improve my stubby QNAP article prior to its review so that it can get accepted. Thanks :) Turkeyphant 07:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)

Czech help needed[edit]

Hello Kozuch,

I'm contacting you because we need some Czech translators to help with the deployment of the new VisualEditor on cs.wikipedia. There are help pages, user guides, and description pages that need translating, as well as the interface itself. The translating work is going on over on MediaWiki: Translation Central. I also need help with a personal message for the Czech Wikipedians. If you are able to help in any way, either reply here, or head over to TranslationCentral. Thanks for your time, PEarley (WMF) (talk) 04:54, 18 July 2013 (UTC)

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