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I'll be working offline on draft Snapdragon (system on chip) and Paul Jacobs articles over the weekend; then I have meetings on Monday for Heather Bresch and Qualcomm, so I'll take a shot at the Yelp controversy re-organization if we don't hear back from Coretheapple by Sunday if I can finish these articles or Tuesday at the latest.
I've also been looking for help on the RealPlayer page if you're interested. Not bringing it up to GA, but just asking for some cleanup of junk sources in the second half of the Controversies section and in the RealAlternative section. I've been forum shopping a bit, but getting a lot of "I'm busy IRL" type stuff. Even though I have a reputation for not being your typical spammy or spin-doctory COI, I think it is still not the kind of thing many editors take an interest in doing. CorporateM (Talk) 22:14, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
- @CorporateM: I'm happy to leave the Yelp review on hold as long as you need. I'll take a look at the real player page, but (unfortunately, given your other requests!) I can't promise I'll be able to spend too much time with it. Protonk (talk) 22:34, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
The draft is de-annotated. I can do some of the tedious stuff in article-space afterwards if you like, like making sure the cites still work and trimming some of the redundancies pulled from other sections. CorporateM (Talk) 21:35, 10 October 2014 (UTC)
Justa Punk ban
I've noticed that you blocked one of his State Library of Victoria IP's for six months. Could you please extend it to a year to be consistent with Material Scientist (see the other IP banned at the same time - last digits of both are 26 and 22). Curse of Fenric (talk) 03:17, 9 October 2014 (UTC)
- @Curse of Fenric: Can you point me to the other IP? Sorry for making you search for it but it's hard to track down disparate blocks for the same editor. Protonk (talk) 13:50, 9 October 2014 (UTC)
Unfortunately I am way busier than I would like to be at the moment and as such I'm worried that I won't have enough time to get everything done by tomorrow (7 days after the review) – so I'd like to request it remain open for another week, when I will very likely be able to return to last month's activity level on WP. Sorry for the inconvenience. Double sharp (talk) 14:28, 10 October 2014 (UTC)
- @Double sharp: No worries. I should put this disclaimer at the top of my reviews, but I'm happy to leave the review open for as long as you need to improve the article. This is especially true for Radium as not all of my suggestions are line-by-line improvements. If you prefer I can change the status to "on hold" but I don't think that actually matters so long as both of us know what's going on. Protonk (talk) 14:34, 10 October 2014 (UTC)
GA Cup - Round 1 Newsletter #2
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