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Possible image upload[edit]

Is this the correct Antonia Malatesta? From looking at Google Books and the dates, I gather there was another woman also in Milan by this name that was beheaded for an affair. If it is her I can add the image.---Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 05:15, 5 March 2010 (UTC)

The one who was beheaded was a different Antonia Malatesta[edit]

Here's a quote from http://genealogy.euweb.cz/gonzaga/gonzaga2.html#DL3 [1] "E7. Rodolfo, Signore di Castiglione dello Stiviere, Solferino, Suzzara e Poviglio, a general, *18.4.1452, +k.a.Fornovo 6.7.1495; 1m: 11.1.1481 Antonia Malatesta, natural dau.of Sigismondo Pandolfo Signore di Rimini (+beheaded 25.12.1483)" I would have used Antonia Malatesta (birthdate-deathdate) for the one who was married in 1408, but I could not find either date for her. Antonia Malatesta of Rimini is more common than I thought! Peaceray (talk) 06:38, 5 March 2010 (UTC)Peaceray

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Violante Visconti[edit]

My pleasure - happy to be of help. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 21:17, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Hello[edit]

Hello Peaceray, thank you for your help...sometimes I struggle with references. I enjoy creating new articles on wikipedia and I go through different phases like at the moment I'm creating articles for Aragonese royalty, I've had times were I created articles for Armenian royals, Italian nobles and french royalty thats why articles in my list may have relations to the previous and next article listed. Thank you--David (talk) 09:47, 30 July 2010 (UTC)

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Thanks for the info you sent me. Don't know if this is the right place to say this. If not delete. --Gav111 (talk) 12:39, 20 May 2014 (UTC)--Gav111 (talk) 12:39, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

December 2010[edit]

Hi, and thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. It appears that you recently tried to give a page a different title by copying its content and pasting either the same content, or an edited version of it, into another page with a different name. This is known as a "cut and paste move", and it is undesirable because it splits the page history, which is needed for attribution and various other purposes. Instead, the software used by Wikipedia has a feature that allows pages to be moved to a new title together with their edit history.

In most cases, once your account is four days old and has ten edits, you should be able to move an article yourself using the "Move" tab at the top of the page. This both preserves the page history intact and automatically creates a redirect from the old title to the new. If you cannot perform a particular page move yourself this way (e.g. because a page already exists at the target title), please follow the instructions at requested moves to have it moved by someone else. Also, if there are any other pages that you moved by copying and pasting, even if it was a long time ago, please list them at Wikipedia:Cut and paste move repair holding pen. Thank you. —KuyaBriBriTalk 17:36, 16 December 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the correction[edit]

Even though I have done 300+ edits on articles, I still am a newbie at certain things, like how to move pages. Mahalo! Peaceray (talk) 07:22, 17 December 2010 (UTC)

Moys[edit]

Thanks. I was tearing my hair out trying to do that! And Introducing... A Leg (talk) 16:22, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

Removing prods[edit]

Nice job with Laila Kamilia. Although it is not required, it is a good idea to add [[Template:Old prod full]] to the talkpage after removing a prod. Your explanation on the talk page is excellent and serves part of the purpose of the template, helping to ensure that the page doesn't get prodded again. The template has the additional benefit of listing the page at Category:Past Proposed Deletion Candidates which is useful for tracking and statistics. The text at the template page explains its use quite well. Happy editing, J04n(talk page) 01:17, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Violante e Gian Galeazzo Visconti.jpg[edit]

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Format[edit]

Ciao! Thanks for helping at the Visconti bio articles, which so far nearly only me cared to. Just some format notes: from what I can see, now all the images of historical characters are put on the right top, whatever the direction the face points to. Also put footers and succession boxes after ALL the text (i.e., also after external links, references etc.). Also if you can avoid placing images at center since the layout becomes a mess. Let me know for any help. Ciao and good work!! --'''Attilios''' (talk) 09:32, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

RE: Format[edit]

Aloha! Thank you for also helping with the Visconti articles. I created Violante Visconti & Beatrice Lascaris di Tenda, & added citations, {{Ahnentafel}} templates, & graphics to other Visconti articles. I plan to add some more citations, & hopefully some text, based upon Leonardo Bruni's Historiarum Florentinarum, which I recently read in an English trannslation.
  • Regarding positioning of human images, Wikipedia:MOSIM#Images specifically says "It is often preferable to place images of faces so that the face or eyes look toward the text." I will take care of fixing those articles in which you changed it so that the face looks away from the text, so that they will then match the common preference of facing the text.
  • Regarding Giovanni Visconti, I guess you missed my {{Under construction}} notice. I am planning to add a gallery template, but was initially unable to make it work right, so I placed the notice. I will be adding that presently. Also, you inadvertently removed the most symbolically important image. When Giovanni Visconti was confronted about the conflict of being both a man of the cross and a man of the sword, he responded that he used one to defend the other. Hence, the artist's choice to depict him with both. I eventually plan to add some text for the anecdote, once I rediscover the proper citation.
  • Since you are much closer to historical sources about the Visconti, I was wondering: do you have any idea about the names or locations of the paintings depicted at http://www.kleio.org/en/history/famtree/sforza/1064.html?
  • Also, do you have access to: Pier Candido Decembrio. Vita di Filippo Maria Visconti. OCLC 223020127. ? Most of the sources that I have access to are decidedly anti-Visconti, & I would like to see more of balance in citations.
Peaceray (talk) 08:17, 18 August 2011 (UTC)
Ciao! Some notes:
  • As for the facing of the character, I noticed (and perhaps read somewhere, but unfortunately I can't remember where) that the left looking stuff is no more used. If you make a survey of ALL biographies here, you'll notice that the image of the character is always placed on right top corner now, whatever the MOS says.
  • What's that picture you added in Violante Visconti, and from which source you took the identification of those saints with Violante and her brother?
  • What is "Kenites" you mentioned in Violante Visconti's heritage?
  • Unfortunately I cannot hepl with those sources you asked me for...

Ciao e buon lavoro! --'''Attilios''' (talk) 08:48, 18 August 2011 (UTC)

Aloha!
  • Regarding placement of images you are probably thinking of bullet #1 under Wikipedia:MOSIM#Images:
    • Infoboxes, images, and related content in the lead must be right-aligned
  • Bullet #6 begins:
    • It is often preferable to place images of faces so that the face or eyes look toward the text.
  • Since I had placed the picture in the ==Biography== section, I figured that the latter guideline applied.
  • Also, the reason biographies tend to have the image placed right is probably an artifact from having been created as bio-stubs, which would mean that they had probably started with only a lead section.
  • You can find the information about the Violante Visconti picture at File:Violante_e_Gian_Galeazzo_Visconti.jpg where there is a Violante Visconti at kleio.org link.
  • I am not sure about the reference for Kenites; I would have to go back through my sources, some of which are not online and are not readily available to me.
Mahalo! Peaceray (talk) 06:12, 25 August 2011 (UTC)

Master of Boucicaut[edit]

Please do not add machine translations of foreign language articles to Wikipedia. Due to their poor quality, they are generally not useful and can be very difficult to fix. In the future, please follow the instructions laid out at Wikipedia:Translation. --Jac16888 Talk 09:56, 23 September 2011 (UTC)

????[edit]

Was this about my posting the {{Rough translation}} on Master of Boucicaut? I noticed that you posted {{No-rough}} instead of commenting on the actual quality of the record. Did you actually check the article itself? For the record, I merged the machine-translated text from the nl & it language Wikipedias, edited it so that it adheres to English, hand-edited all the Wikimarkup including make sure all the Wikilinks and external links worked. Furthermore, I applied citation formats to all the external links.

I see you are a very experienced Wikipedia editor, at least from your edit count. If you object to any use of {{Rough translation}}, then please address this on the Template talk:Rough translation or Template:Rough translation/doc. Mahalo! Peaceray (talk) 20:11, 24 September 2011 (UTC)

The point of the message above is that it is asking that if you are not capable of posting a properly translated article, that you do not use a machine to post something inferior, the fact you added the tag suggests you consider the current translation not good enough.--Jac16888 Talk 23:56, 24 September 2011 (UTC)


I guess I will have to work on a template that connotes that "initially machine-translated, edited for grammatical & syntactical adherence to English, all Wiki links from original articles converted to en.wikipedia.org Wiki links or were removed. Dual-fluency editors are invited to double-check the translation." Peaceray (talk) 22:25, 25 September 2011 (UTC)

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Tropical Families and tropical genera, I thank you your collaboration.[edit]

Hi, I thank you your help in tropical flora. I hope your help again in the future. Best regards Curritocurrito (talk) 09:32, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

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Welcome message at User talk:211.11.134.217[edit]

HI, PeaceRay, i dont know if you can support the arguement that if a person is being forcibly detained by a group of men who want to murder someone, it would take more than a few seconds; or are you saying that the Imperial Secret Service were incompetent and incapable of killing one man in 12 days?

anyway, you probably just deleted it for spite, having read that Obama also easily obtained suspicious documentation from Hawaii... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 211.11.134.217 (talk) 19:53, 18 July 2012 (UTC)

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If you check Sun Yat-sen: Revision history, you will see that I did not revert any of your edits, but that others reverted your edits.
I did post a Welcome message on your talk page indicating that someone using the 211.11.134.217 IP address had "made unhelpful edits to the page Sun Yat-sen, which have been reverted."
Regarding the location of Barak Obama's birth, you may subscribe to Barack Obama citizenship conspiracy theories, and, as a resident of Hawaii and someone whose son was treated at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children where Obama was born, may believe that anyone who believes Obama was born elsewhere is a crackpot, but both your and my beliefs are opinions, and are not properly placed in an an encyclopedic context. What really matters here is the Wikipedia:Verifiability policy. Until there is verifiable documentation that counters Barack Obama's Certification Of Live Birth in Hawaii, I respectfully and wholeheartedly disagree.
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Suleman octuplets[edit]

I've gone through and cleaned up all the references for Suleman octuplets; should be a lot easier to navigate them. Some paragraphs still need citations and are a bit wordy. Thanks! AngusWOOF (talk) 18:13, 1 September 2012 (UTC)

Thanks! I was just doing a bit of WP:GNOME work cleaning up {{dead link}} citations. Peaceray (talk) 20:43, 1 September 2012 (UTC)

Re: Sun Yat-Sen?[edit]

Hello PeaceRay— by any chance is your recent missive to me propelled by your reaction to my edit of the article on Sun Yat-Sen?

Regards,

Chuanist (talk) 23:52, 1 September 2012 (UTC)

Yes, I noticed that you have been editing since February 2010, but that no one had welcomed you. Peaceray (talk) 00:23, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

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Reverting Visconti Coat of Arms back to correct version[edit]

Sorry, my mistake. I was not aware that the crown was added in 1395 and not prior to. But concerning the format, its not really common to have a 'thumbnail' with caption within the info-box. That feat. is more for an article like 'Biscione' or 'House of Visconti'. Daufer (talk) 18:42, 21 November 2012 (UTC)

Daufer, yes, I know that it is highly unusual to have thumbnail captions. I added it after an editor previous to you swapped out the pre-1395 image & added a post-1395 image with the crown. We see how well the caption prevented the same thing from happening again! Peaceray (talk) 02:22, 25 November 2012 (UTC)

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Hokulea edit[edit]

You removed from the Hokulea article a link [diff] to a resource archived on Webcitation.org. Is there some specific reason you did that? Would you kindly consider replacing the reference to the archived copy to help fight link rot. Thank you.  –Newportm (talkcontribs) 05:54, 29 November 2012 (UTC)

Mahalo for catching my mistake. The problem was not so much that I removed the archiveurl; I had put in a replacement URL to a live link. However, I inadvertently left a second URL parameter that pointed to the dead link, & it was this latter URL that the template was using. I removed the second |url= parameter, & now it points to the live link. Peaceray (talk) 07:58, 29 November 2012 (UTC)
This [diff] should take care of it. The specific problem this addresses is link rot. Thanks for your collaboration. –Newportm (talkcontribs) 16:53, 29 November 2012 (UTC)
If you want to proactively avoid WP:LINKROT, please use the |deadurl=no parameter/value. You may find instructions for the use of this parameter at Template:Citation Style documentation/url. Specifically, it states:

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You can find examples at Template:Cite web#Examples under the 2nd & 3rd bullets in the Using "archiveurl" and "archivedate" (and optionally "deadurl") for webpages that have been archived section. Peaceray (talk) 03:54, 30 November 2012 (UTC)
Ok, fine business. Thanks for sharing the |deadurl=no syntax. That is new to me. Thanks for adding that syntax to the citation. –Newportm (talkcontribs) 05:29, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

A pie for you![edit]

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Mahalo for your appreciation. Like most editors, I am just trying to make some improvements... Peaceray (talk) 19:53, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

Media Matters[edit]

Hi Peaceray and thanks for your vigilance in spotting some unusual editing behavior. After looking at a few of the edits in question I have the feeling that it is a good faith effort to improve the article citations as he is not changing any text. I think what he/she is trying to do is remove links to news articles that are being hosted on Media Matters but originated from other news sources. On WP we try to avoid citing web "reprints" of articles because of potential copyright or accuracy problems. But I'm not sure as in some instances he has improved the cite but in others he has degraded the citation (though I don't think that was his/her motivation or intention). So I've put a note on Thagor's talk page and ask him/her to please clarify what they are doing and then I can give suggestions, coaching, feedback etc on that basis. -- KeithbobTalk 22:04, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

Peaceray, in the future, feel free to ask me directly as to what's going on. I don't bite, I'm glad to explain anything. :) Thargor Orlando (talk) 22:33, 16 February 2013 (UTC)
I was trying to do a sanity check. All this started with changes to the Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom of the Liliuokalani article after the removal of the Media Matters citation, which directly supported the text. the Media Matters article itself was well cited with seven citations. Please see Restoring MMfA citation in Liliuokalani: Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom for further information. Peaceray (talk) 01:19, 17 February 2013 (UTC)
Not a problem at all, sincerely. I raised the question up at the article for further discussion. Thargor Orlando (talk)
There didn't seem to be much concern about it at ANI so I am going to let the matter drop. I think it can be discussed further on a case by case basis on the talk pages of each article. Thank you both for keeping things civil and forward moving. cheers!-- KeithbobTalk 18:26, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

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Cite quick fixed[edit]

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Template typo?[edit]

Peaceray, you posted what looks like a template on the topic ban ANI at 20:17, 24 February 2013 (UTC). Is "fell" at typo that you made, or is it a template error? (No reply expected.) Thanks. – S. Rich (talk) 22:13, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

Sorry, but I am not sure to what you are referring. I previewed the Template:Notice, then viewed it afterwards. It looked OK. After reading your message, I viewed it on Windows in IE9, Firefox 19, & Chrome, & on Mac with Firefox 19 & Safari. It rendered appropriately in all those iterations. What exactly did you see? Peaceray (talk) 08:10, 25 February 2013 (UTC)
A subtle error. It reads: "There is an ongoing discussion regarding Thargor Orlando & removal of sources (Media Matters for America) at Wikipedia:Administrators'_noticeboard/IncidentArchive786#Thargor Orlando's wholesale removal of sources. Is it proper to link or merge the two discussions? Administrator(s) only, feel free to remove this notice when an association has been made, or please remove this if you administrators fell this is not appropriate to this discussion & notify me at my talk page. Mahalo! Peaceray (talk) 20:17, 24 February 2013 (UTC)" (It is now posted at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents/Tea Party movement; looking for community input.) Well, the clue you posted above sent me to {{notice}}. I see that you added the text and made the tpyo. As I was not familiar with the generic Template:Notice, I was thinking the language was some sort of special pre-loaded notice and needed correcting. I am sorry to send you on this wild goose chase. Face-sad.svgS. Rich (talk) 14:18, 25 February 2013 (UTC)
OK, Mahalo! Peaceray (talk) 03:00, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

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Province of Nicarao's Water and Rich Coast[edit]

Hi Peaceray. I believe your instance that "y" is not an English word is a hyper correction. I realize that this is the English-langauge Wikipedia, but some proper names are not translated. For example "Honduras" means "the depths" (something which the early Spanish sailors noted), but no one calls the country that. The two provinces created by the Cortes (note, it's not "the Courts"—check the relevant published, academic literature) were 1. "Guatemala" and 2. "Nicaragua y Costa Rica." This was clear in the original wording. "Y" was not "and" in that case but rather the part of the proper name of the province, and hence it was untranslated. Conjunctions and prepositions in proper names of cities and provinces are usually not translated. (Note the full name of Coahuila.) Best, TriniMuñoz (talk) 20:39, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

As per Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Text formatting, "Wikipedia prefers italics for phrases in other languages and for isolated foreign words that do not yet have everyday use in non-specialized English." It would have been clear to me that Nicaragua y Costa Rica was a Spanish name & not a failure to properly translate if it had been italicized. To avoid further confusion, I have italicized it as well as the corresponding province name of Guatemala (to keep both province names matching in font style).
Thanks for your dialogue & education of me on this matter. Here's to a better Wikipedia!
Peaceray (talk) 21:26, 12 June 2013 (UTC)
Hi, I'm aware of that rule, but that rule applies to words and phrases, not proper names. (Otherwise Wikipedia—or any MLA or Chicago style article—would look very different than they do now.) But, nevertheless, I do see your point, and I will leave as you edited! Happy editing! TriniMuñoz (talk) 06:31, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

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Ofer Dekel happens to be well cited[edit]

 ??? "No claim for notability, and Google offers no reason to believe he is notable" ???
I am not sure if you are looking in the right place. Please look at the following.
According to Google Scholar, the researcher Ofer Dekel has co-authored about 60 papers. On many of them, he was the lead author. The first three in the list had 621, 146, & 122 citations respectfully. As a researcher at Microsoft, Ofer Dekel may not be at an academic institution, which might account for his lower visibility on general Google searches, but he certainly does seem to be well known in the research community.
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Hey, thanks for the welcome, but I'm afraid it wasn't necessary. :p This is actually my secondary Wikipedia account. My main account has been around for about five years now. Unfortunately that account has personal info associated with it that would make using it unwise for emotional current events editing. (Read: being attacked on social media by angry people I've never met). CTYankeeAbroad (talk) 12:54, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

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