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Archived 2011[edit]

I archived 31 topics of 2011 in /Archive_6. -Wikid77 17:20, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

I archived 11 topics of 2011 in /Archive_6. -Wikid77 20:12, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

I archived 37 topics of 2011 in /Archive_6. -Wikid77 12:52, 20 November 2011 (UTC)

I archived 13 more topics of 2011 in /Archive_6. -Wikid77 13:10, 25 April 2012 (UTC)

Archived 2012[edit]

I archived 50 topics of 2012 in /Archive_7. -Wikid77 05:36, 12 May 2012 (UTC)

I archived 76 more topics of 2012 in /Archive_7. -Wikid77 12:24, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

Archived 2013[edit]

I archived 47 topics of 2013 in /Archive_8. -Wikid77 11:49, 21 May 2013 (UTC) I archived 58 topics of 2013 in /Archive_8. -Wikid77 07:38, 11 December 2013 (UTC)

Look for invalid units and refactor for Convert/old[edit]

Look at various suspect pages, to see if they are showing "invalid unit" or "unit mismatch" from the Lua Convert. Also, I have been updating the prior threads at Tt:Convert to use {convert/old}, where the results have been nonsense with the Lua version running as {convert}. -Wikid77 07:38, 11 December 2013 (UTC)

Files missing description details[edit]

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A Dobos torte for you![edit]

Dobos cake (Gerbeaud Confectionery Budapest Hungary).jpg 7&6=thirteen () has given you a Dobos Torte to enjoy! Seven layers of fun because you deserve it.


To give a Dobos Torte and spread the WikiLove, just place {{subst:Dobos Torte}} on someone else's talkpage, whether it be someone you have had disagreements with in the past or a good friend.

Crapnology indeed. Best felicitations in the holiday season. 7&6=thirteen () 23:17, 22 December 2019 (UTC)

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Wikipedia:Village pump (policy)#Wikipedia:NO CONSENSUS and Wikipedia:NOCONSENSUS[edit]

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Google Translate[edit]

Wikid77, you evidently do not speak German. Google Translate continues to make absolutely crucial mistakes in translating from and to German. To give you just one example, the sentence rendered as "Please go into detail and do not you come to the end" in the linked Google translation should really read "Please do not go into detail and come to an end". Such complete reversals of meaning are common in Google translations.

Another example: "Wenn wir kein Problem finden" means "If we don't find any problem". Google Translate translates this as "If we find a problem." Do not inflict this on this project. It has enough problems already. (Also see the current discussion regarding Laura Hale at WP:AN.) Andreas JN466 00:04, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

Archiving of Template talk:Circa[edit]

I have removed the "date" headers as it seems to be inferrable from reading the dates on the signatures and the use of level-1 headers seems to be discouraged (e.g. see WP:ACCESS#Headings for the relevant MOS entry). APerson (talk!) 20:20, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

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Math alignment problem[edit]

Looks like they fixed it Face-smile.svg - DVdm (talk) 22:15, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Greetings, although my ban will likely be initiated soon (or sent up to Arbcom) I just wanted to take a moment in my last edits here to thank you for your oppose of my ban. Good luck and happy editing. Kumioko 108.45.104.158 (talk) 03:10, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

Infobox power station[edit]

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Erroneous article[edit]

You really need to look at my comment at talk:List of mathematical symbols as TeX codes. Michael Hardy (talk) 17:29, 14 February 2014 (UTC)

Re:Use i-tag for italics[edit]

From their edit summary, it seems they're reverting your replies since the discussion has been moved to Module talk:Citation/CS1/Archive 9#Italics in citation title broken. If you want to bring up your points there, maybe that would be more helpful. I'm not sure Matma was reverting you in bad faith, but maybe it's better to discuss it on their talk page. I never thought of using HTML tags to italicize titles like that before, so thanks anyways. Whisternefet (talk) 17:47, 16 February 2014 (UTC)

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Disambiguation of second-order[edit]

The second-order disambiguation page shows up on the "top 1000 disambiguation pages" list for January 2014. One such link is in Chow–Liu tree, and you created that link on 26 August 2012‎.

As I'm sure you know, "second-order" is a rather abstract concept with many applications and generalizations. I don't think it's right to try to fill Wikipedia with enough articles that Chow–Liu trees could reference a second-order (or even third-order) expansion article specific to joint probability distributions. What I did, instead, is decide that the best page to send link-clickers to is Orders of approximation. Thus second-order turns into second-order. Then since "order" already has a link, there's no need for a wiki-link when the article gets to "third-order".

I edited the Chow–Liu tree article accordingly, and I hope you like the result. If you come up with a better resolution, please go for it. I won't be offended. Larry Doolittle (talk) 04:59, 23 February 2014 (UTC)

Mis-fixed citations[edit]

This edit puts the first and last name of authors #2 and #3 into the last2= slot. That's incorrect, compared to the pre-existing use of coauthors=, which is just deprecated. Also, Help:CS1_errors#Check .7Cisbn.3D value tells us that isbn-13 is the preferred isbn= (rather than keeping the isbn-10). No sense in putting this better data in an unlinked spot after the template itself. DMacks (talk) 15:54, 25 February 2014 (UTC)

  • Thank you. I have my CSS parameters set to display the hidden CS1 error messages, which have become mostly nonsense crap about otherwise valid parameters. When I wrote the Lua script Module:Citation/CS1, I never imagined it would devolve into a primitive error-scanner spitting numerous trivial warning messages about valid cites in live articles. The original intention was to use Lua to make the wp:CS1 cite templates fast and auto-correct numerous typos, which it did initially to auto-fix over 25,000 pages. We knew, early last year, that hand-corrections of cite typos would require over 3 years of manual editing, and the problem still persists, so I am planning to rewrite Module:Citation/CS1 to use smart auto-correction, rather than tedious error messages. -Wikid77 (talk) 12:03, 26 February 2014 (UTC)

cuerda[edit]

Hello.

Shouldn't the existing acre-to-cuerda conversion and the cuerda-to-acre conversion be listed in the page Template:Convert/list of units/area or Template:Convert or HERE or some similar location? Mercy11 (talk) 01:33, 26 February 2014 (UTC)

ISBN changes[edit]

I see you have been doing some ISBN fixes. I've noticed it as the articles are popping up on my lists because ISBN-13: is used instead of just ISBN. Instead of moving one of the ISBN's outside the citation template, it might be better to just remove the ISBN 10 number. Bgwhite (talk) 06:54, 26 February 2014 (UTC)

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Can you help with another SWAP template?[edit]

Hi, can you help me to create a template to move to the end the first two words in a string? (and add a comma)

  • {{Swap3|AAA BBB CCC}} → CCC, BBB AAA

I have already copied your code to ro:Format:Swap2, for moving only the first word. Can you modify it to move the first two words? Thanks. —  Ark25  (talk) 06:23, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia talk:Autofixing cites[edit]

I've undone your last edit to this page pr WP:TPO because it refactored my comment, adding a heading I didn't add, changing the indentation so it looked like a standalone comment, not a reply to yours following on from another reply. Your comments are still in the history of the page if you want to add them again as proper replies to comments.--JohnBlackburnewordsdeeds 12:36, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Again, stop refactoring other editors comments. Just add your own, below the comment you are replying to (and any other replies to it), indented a level below so it's clear it's a reply. If you are not replying, just commenting, do it without indentation. If you are starting a new topic then do so at the end of the talk page. But leave comments by other editors alone. There are only a handful of comments so no need to e.g. break up long sections or sort comments into support/oppose or along similar lines. I have undone your edit again – it's unclear whether you were adding a reply to my comment or a new comment so I was unable to fix that, while the other section was added out of order. Again it's all in the history if you want to add it again properly.--JohnBlackburnewordsdeeds 13:37, 17 March 2014 (UTC)
Your continual removal of whole replies and whole talk-page threads, in WT:Autofixing cites, has reached the level of wp:DE disruptive editing, and I suggest you limit your edits to minor adjustments of the talk-page text instead of complete reverts which remove other editors replies in a talk-page. -Wikid77 (talk) 13:54/13:58, 17 March 2014 (UTC)
OK, I've tried instead fixing instead of removing. I moved your new comment in order: per the guideline new sections are added at the end. I've removed the odd "(re: Keeping cite error messages) ". If it's meant to be a reply it has no content, and by indentation is a reply to yourself which makes no sense. If it's a heading for my post it doesn't need one, it's clear from the indentation what it's a reply to. And I fixed the indentation on your comment - it wasn't clear what you intended here but if it's a new comment it shouldn't be indented, if it's a reply to mine it should be indented twice ( ' :: ' ).--JohnBlackburnewordsdeeds 14:43, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

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Would you know[edit]

Hi, Wikid: Since you've been writing a lot about autofixing CS1 cites, I thought I would try asking you this. Would you know who or how the Category:CS1 errors: coauthors without author have been getting fixed? I fixed a couple thousand myself a few months ago, and I just wanted to see how it was been done now, for comparison. --Atethnekos (DiscussionContributions) 19:20, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

Oh, nevermind, I've discovered who it's been! Sorry. --Atethnekos (DiscussionContributions) 20:12, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

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Template:cita web[edit]

I have restored this to a redirect; per the previous discussion this should be kept as a redirect so instances of it can be spotted. Instead any uses of the template then need to be fixed; this is the English WP and Spanish should not be used, whether for content or in references. Having cita web as a working template with working Spanish parameters allows and encourages editors to use Spanish in citation templates, making things harder for the majority editors and readers who don't know Spanish.--JohnBlackburnewordsdeeds 23:55, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

DMOZ link[edit]

This edit broke the DMOZ link in the external links section. I just fixed it.[1] Probably not important, but I thought I would let you know in case other links are getting broken. SpinningSpark 13:04, 30 April 2014 (UTC)

{{cita web}} at RfD[edit]

Whatever the consensus outcome on this is, I must say I am with your reasoning. As one who translates regularly (which is not to say often) to have these bilingual templates is a real bonus. I don't know about your view, but it seems to me that people who speak only one language assume the hard bit is translating the words. That is actually the easiest bit. The hard bit (in real life too) is then translating the sense, moving words around, changing idioms and metaphors, and so on.

In Wikipedia we then have the added task of changing templates, references and so on, and at least for me that takes far longer than just changing the text. For example the other day I translated Roman Imperial Coinage from French WP and the templates there are {{harvsb}} which nearly not quite translates into {{harvnb}}; French also has a template for {{INSEE}} which although it was created on 14 April 2012 in the English Wikipedia just references the INSEE (French national statistical office) website generally where in French a parameter references the area code so that it brings up the specific census data; I'd argue that it is not useful just to link to the site generally. I created one some years ago at {{Ksh url}} and {{Infobox Hungarian settlement}} for the same reason as you have your German geo templates: they seem to have stuck whereas the Hungarian-language ones didn't, presumably just someone who thinks all the world is English. I am not sure what would happen if one pointed out that, what, 10 to 20 percent of an article is not English but markup (more for technical articles): should we remove that too?

I don't know why people propose deletion of these things when they are obviously helpful to translators and entirely hidden from readers. Yes, it would be lovely to have them in all English but a bot can do that, but it can only do it after the content has been added. How is a bot supposed to do it on nonexistent content? I don't understand people's reasoning process there. So I am entirely with you. I was not aware of the German templates because I don't speak German, but the reasoning is entirely sound, in my opinion.

Thanks for all your contributions to Wikipedia. Si Trew (talk) 07:01, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

Well, the consensus was never clear to keep the redirect "{cita web}" as pointing to {{cite web}}, rather than expand as a full template which auto-translates to English, so now we need to see what features the template parameters should provide. -Wikid77 (talk) 12:20, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

MfD nomination of Wikipedia:Altering pages with NoteTab[edit]

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wp:GT[edit]

You posted a few comments a few months ago at Wikipedia_talk:Good_topics#Reducing_page_size. Two of them said:

  • Reduce size of {{Featured topic box}} by simpler/shorter markup.
  • Split columns of page titles into 2nd wikitable with bgcolor=#F2FFE6 and same width/margins (width=95% style="margin:0 auto"), but setting each "column1=" through "column3=" to null and "br=" also to null.

For a non-CS major, what does it mean? Nergaal (talk) 11:36, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

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Efficiency question[edit]

You've shown interest in efficiency of Wikipedia, so I hope you are the right person to ask. I'm interested in {{cite doi}}, specifically how to expand the usage. Before I push for that, I'd like some idea of the "cost" of the existing template. I don't really know how it works, although I think I have a decent guess - I assume that when invoked in an article, the template makes a call to an external data base to pull the relevant information, such as author name.

I'm wondering whether there is any value in using WikiData, that is, would it be faster if the field information were populated into WikiData records? I think I realize this isn't quite as simple as it sounds, as some of the information changes over time, so there has to be a way to update the database regularly, but I'll address that detail only if there is a meaningful gain in efficiency from using WikiData.

(As an aside, it appears that you are a user of NoteTab. I use that almost exclusively for pre-editing additions to Wikipedia, with a modest library of clips for various functions.)--S Philbrick(Talk) 14:38, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

  • Template:Cite_doi is already very efficient, using separate quick subtemplates named for each DOI document number, and hence no advantage by using Wikidata. However, it would be better to just repeat the cite details in each page, as {cite_journal} entries, and remove {cite_doi} as too complex for many users to follow. There have been numerous times when a {cite_doi} subtemplate contained a markup error in parameters, and many users were unable to find the related subtemplate to correct the error outside the page. As a realistic limit, cite templates must be designed for typical users, and the multi-level database structures, with details stored outside the referenced page, cause massive delays for typical users to update (or correct) citations. -Wikid77 (talk) 15:18, 7 June 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the good news. I'm working on a proposal, which already has several moving parts. I'm glad an option to use WikiData doesn't have to be another consideration.--S Philbrick(Talk) 17:19, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

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Edit conflicts[edit]

Hi there,

You might be interested in this note from a WMF staffer about what progress may be made on edit conflicts in the future - an area that I share your concern about.

Best wishes, — Scott talk 12:00, 14 July 2014 (UTC)

A bowl of strawberries for you![edit]

Erdbeerteller01.jpg Thanks for your support. False claims can be refuted. Have a great day, Daniellagreen (talk) (cont) 16:35, 14 July 2014 (UTC)

A project[edit]

Hi there! I've always been a huge admirer of your analytic posts on Jimbotalk and the constructive criticism of WMF/WP that you offer. I tried once (maybe twice?) to get you to start posting at Wikipediocracy, but I understand that that is a very uncomfortable place for many Wikipedians and I appreciate that you might not have felt comfortable doing that. There is a new project in the works that I would like to pitch you on. I need to do this off-wiki, however, talk pages being what they are. If you get a chance, please drop me an email directly: ShoeHutch@gmail.com. Thanks! —Tim /// Carrite (talk) 10:16, 24 July 2014 (UTC)

I have limited computer access this month (multiple problems), so I only post messages every few days. Perhaps next week I might have more time. -Wikid77 (talk) 22:12, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

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