User talk:SLi

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Hello, SLi, Welcome to Wikipedia!
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Mel Etitis (Μελ Ετητης) 22:36, 5 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Apple Filing Protocol[edit]

I don't think I explained myself very well regarding the change to Apple Filing Protocol, so I posted a more detailed explanation on Talk:Apple Filing Protocol. Thanks. --Steven Fisher 21:21, 9 April 2007 (UTC)

Re: Fnagaton[edit]

Insofar as I'm aware, there is no policy against removing messages from your own talk page as long as its not in bad faith. Please do be as civil and courteous as possible to Fnagaton; the last thing this ongoing debate needs is for people to feel like they're being attacked. Thanks! -- mattb @ 2007-04-10T00:42Z

Ah, yes. I misread, the policy says: "Policy does not prohibit users from removing comments from their own talk pages, though archiving is preferred. Please note, though, that the removal of good-faith warnings, even though permitted, is often frowned upon". I read that somehow like "policy does not allow..." (yeah, it happens, I'm not native English speaker.) Sorry for bothering you about that. :) I'll try to be polite to Fnagaton. --SLi 00:47, 10 April 2007 (UTC)
Just so you don't feel bad, you aren't even close to being the first person to make that mistake. :)
Heck, even admins sometimes still make it. (I actually think it used to be against the rules to remove comments until relatively recently) Bladestorm 15:58, 10 April 2007 (UTC)

Hi, yes blocked users can edit their own user talk pages only. It's how they can use the unblock templates. Cheers. SWATJester On Belay! 15:08, 11 April 2007 (UTC)

3RR Warning[edit]

You have reverted the same block of changes three times, despite two requests to talk about your changes you have not talked about them: [[1]] [[2]] [[3]]

If you do not restore to my last revision I will make a 3RR report. Fnagaton 19:53, 28 April 2007 (UTC)

Go ahead. --SLi 19:56, 28 April 2007 (UTC)

Hello, SLi. I have reviewed the report. You did break 3RR. This is an odd case, as it's on a Wikipedia Talk namespace, but 3RR does apply there as well. You may not have been cognizant of that, and the above warning that reminds you doesn't come until after the fourth revert. Remember 3RR is just an "electric fence", not a judgment of the rightness or wrongness of your edits. If, as a show of good faith, you will now go and put the strikeouts back in, along with a note to other editors to ask someone else to remove the strikeouts if they agree with you, then the disruption will be alleviated and I will decline to block. ··coelacan 10:32, 29 April 2007 (UTC)

Wikipedia Talk namespace is one of the less disruptive places to revert war. I'm blocking you for six hours to enforce 3RR. I've also warned Fnagaton not to make another revert unilaterally; this edit war isn't going to continue unless someone else agrees with Fnagaton. This should be the end of it, and you don't have to mangle your text. ··coelacan 19:34, 29 April 2007 (UTC)
Thank you. That doesn't seem too unreasonable! --SLi 23:50, 29 April 2007 (UTC)

List of generic and genericized trademarks[edit]

You have tagged an entire section in the subject list. Please go to Talk:List of generic and genericized trademarks and identify which entries you believe to be OR so other editors can address your concerns. Thanks, ComputerGeezer (talk) 02:11, 12 March 2008 (UTC)

Done. Thanks. --SLi (talk) 22:46, 12 March 2008 (UTC)

Pliant language review[edit]

I'm happy with the typo change you applied on Pliant language page.

Also, since you are a computer scientist, I'd be happy with feedback about the content of this page that I rewrote completely not long ago, and also about the more detailed 'More detailed explaination of the four models and three transitions principles' article linked at the bottom of the page.
My email is
Regards —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:08, 12 December 2008 (UTC)

Aspartame controversy[edit]

Hi SLi, thank you for your comments regarding the survey, the issue you raised is the subject of an ongoing discussion that you are more than welcome to take an active role in. Thanks Unomi (talk) 15:49, 18 March 2009 (UTC)


In this edit, you made a change that confuses me: what's the difference between the two characters? Obviously there's something, or you'd not have made it :-) but would you please enlighten me? Nyttend (talk) 16:05, 25 March 2009 (UTC)

Sure. The original character, º, is a masculine ordinal indicator, used in some languages to signify ordinals (i.e. 5th ~ 5º). ° is the degree sign. If you look carefully, the ordinal indicator has a small vertical bar (like underline) under the degree sign like thing. Hope this clarifies the issue :) --SLi (talk) 16:16, 25 March 2009 (UTC)

Tone template on Ballarat Football League[edit]

Please come to the talk page of the Ballarat Football League article and explain why you believe there is a problem with the tone of this article, if you wouldn't mind. Thanks. AFL-Cool 04:44, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

US military[edit]

I am american and i hate the us and Israeli military and the countries they protect. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:00, 3 June 2009 (UTC)


I'm cleaning up Wikipedia:Non-free content review and saw you had a question about the Firefox logo. It is my opinion that the Firefox logo, Windows logo, and similar logs that appear in screen shots do not make the resulting screenshot a derived work under the incidental inclusion doctrine since the logo does not contribute significantly to the overall visual effect of the image and since it cannot be easily removed or cropped out without distorting the image (e.g. through blurring) or cropping out other important features (e.g. the title bar). IANAL. The Uninvited Co., Inc. 23:21, 25 June 2009 (UTC)