User talk:Margin1522

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Happy New Year Margin1522![edit]

Editor's Barnstar[edit]

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Thank you for your good work improving the quality and neutrality of Samizdat: And Other Issues Regarding the 'Source' of Open Source Code‎. Champaign Supernova (talk) 21:30, 1 January 2015 (UTC)

Taiko FAC[edit]

Hey GermanJoe, Taiko is up for an FAC again after the first round of feedback. If you're able, let me know what feedback you have at the FAC page here. I, JethroBT drop me a line 11:54, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

Comment on Terra Kulture AFD[edit]

If you could add content from that Kaye Whiteman book to the article (as you indicate you've read it or have access to it, since Google Books only has a preview online), it might just get over the notability threshold. LouiseS1979 (talk) 21:52, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

No, as far as I can tell the only reference in the book is this one. If the author had known how to format the cite then maybe we could have all found it earlier. But I don't think that's the problem. The crux of the matter seems to be Deb's exasperated complaint that the author doesn't seem to understand how promotional it sounded. I think that's quite possible. Living in Japan and doing this stuff for a living, I know that just because someone writes English pretty well doesn't mean that they have assimilated American cultural norms. But that's OK. If we decide that the topic itself is notable, then we can work on it later. I'm on a deadline today so I can't do it right now, but I think there has been enough material added in the AfD to turn this into a decent article. – Margin1522 (talk) 10:00, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

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Your comments at kpop tour AFD[edit]

Thank you for understanding how Wikipedia is supposed to work. Really, thank you. It's very hard to get comments on kpop-related AFDs. I don't know what to do. There are articles for concert tours that haven't even started yet up for AFD. If you are so inclined, feel free to peruse the many tours (or anything else) listed at Wikipedia:WikiProject Deletion sorting/Korea. And if you know knowledgeable editors who'd give it a shot, please invite them to also peruse them, as well. Have a great day! Shinyang-i (talk) 08:14, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

@Shinyang-i: I don't know Korean, so I don't know how much help I can be, but I guess I can look at it. We really do have to get across that WP is not a PR platform. – Margin1522 (talk) 20:45, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
None of the editors know Korean, either. :) The Wikipedia-as-a-marketing-tool thing is really out of control in kpop! Shinyang-i (talk) 22:27, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Honebuto no hōshin has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

RAID-2 History[edit]

Hi: Thanks for your edits and comments on the DataVault article - made me go make an image :-) Many folks think DataVault was the first and only RAID-2 product. FWIW, the IBM 353 drive used on the 1960s IBM 7030 (Stretch) computer used a 7 bit ECC (most likely a Hamming code) on a 32 bit word to provide real time single bit error correction and multibit error detection. It was one drive with two access mechanisms, each with 39 heads. The detection and correction was done in the attached 354 controller. If not exactly RAID-2 then certainly very very similar and at the controller interface not much different than the DataVault. Tom94022 (talk) 17:39, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

@Tom94022: Thanks, what a great picture. About RAID-2, actually the book said first RAID product and even I knew that was wrong. Anyway it's so great to meet someone who actually knows. Have you got a barnstar for this stuff yet? If not I will have to take care of that. – Margin1522 (talk) 19:53, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

Red Bull Deletion[edit]

Hi, I'm leaving this note on your wiki page because the calls for deletion also involve a few (possible) wiki users who have recently harassed me and my name on the Red Bull wiki page itself. When I reported it, several users apologized on my page, including Corruption. I now believe he might be the original troll who bothered me in the first place. I'm not sure but I think it's worth considering. Thank you. Kgpaints (talk) 01:48, 18 January 2015 (UTC)

Hi, @Kgpaints:. I took a look, and it seems that the rudest one is on the way out. And perhaps the others will lose interest once the Red Bull AfD is settled. I wouldn't worry about the outcome that much – the only thing that counts is the evidence. Of course if it continues then that's unacceptable. There are admins with experience in this kind of thing, so they can look into it. Certainly if multiple accounts are being used that's a no-go.– Margin1522 (talk) 10:06, 18 January 2015 (UTC)
How do I contact these people? I'm not sure what admin to talk to. Kgpaints (talk) 14:04, 18 January 2015 (UTC)
Hi, @Kgpaints:. The place to handle trouble between users is Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents. You can click that link, and then enter "harassment" in the Search box of the "Noticeboard archives" box on the right. That will bring up a list of how past harassment incidents have been handled. If you see a case that looks similar, you can go ahead and use it as a model to post a complaint, or use the talk page of the administrator who handled it to ask for help. Possible outcomes might be a warning, a ban on the user from contacting you, a ban on editing certain articles, or a block of the user's account across Wikipedia. From the behavior of one of those users, I suspect the latter might be likely. It looks like he's asking for it and actually wants to be blocked. About the others I don't know. Note that this doesn't apply to normal disagreements over the content of articles. That is supposed to be handled via discussions on the Talk page of the article in question. Assuming of course that the editors are actually interested in the article. If you do take this to an admin, it will be helpful if you can post some examples of the behavior you are complaining about. See Help:Diff#Linking_to_a_diff for examples of how to to do that. Good luck, hope this helps. – Margin1522 (talk) 22:29, 19 January 2015 (UTC)

BABEL Speech Corpus[edit]

Hi, I'm very grateful for your intervention on behalf of the above submission - I had given it up for lost! Your additional material is just what I should have dug out myself. I will resubmit the article shortly. I do understand how difficult it is for WP reviewers - I am hoping to become one myself when I have become more familiar with how it all works. RoachPeter (talk) 10:20, 18 January 2015 (UTC)