- 1 your FAC; archiving
- 2 A barnstar for you!
- 3 New Article Feedback version available for testing
- 4 This Month in GLAM: February 2013
- 5 Invitation to comment on Funds Dissemination Committee proposals
- 6 First Glasgow Wiki Meetup
- 7 Tomorrow's Symposium
- 8 This Month in GLAM: March 2013
- 9 Please fill out our brief Individual Engagement Grant reviewer survey
- 10 Pending release of Notifications
- 11 WP:FOUR for Norman Selfe
- 12 Notifications box replacement prototypes released
- 13 This Month in GLAM: April 2013
- 14 RfC:Infobox Road proposal
- 15 Main Page appearance: Norman Selfe
- 16 This Month in GLAM: May 2013
- 17 Precious
- 18 This Month in GLAM: June 2013
- 19 Norman Selfe
- 20 Come celebrate IdeaLab’s (re)Launch!
- 21 Disambiguation link notification for July 18
- 22 Wikis in Australian Aboriginal languages
- 23 This Month in GLAM: July 2013
- 24 On pre-formatted citations
- 25 WP:FOUR RFC
- 26 This Month in GLAM: August 2013
- 27 Sydney September 2013 edit-a-thon invite
- 28 This Month in GLAM: September 2013
- 29 Disambiguation link notification for October 18
- 30 DYK for Pneumatic tube mail in New York City
- 31 This Month in GLAM: October 2013
- 32 DYK for Langford Wellman Colley-Priest
- 33 Northern Times
- 34 This Month in GLAM: November 2013
- 35 Welcome to The Wikipedia Adventure!
- 36 Thanks for everything in 2013!
- 37 This Month in GLAM: December 2013
- 38 Disambiguation link notification for January 17
- 39 VisualEditor newsletter for Janaury 2014
- 40 Sydney Meetup on Monday evening
- 41 This Month in GLAM: January 2014
- 42 If you are anywhere near a computer in the short term :)
- 43 VisualEditor Newsletter—February 2014
- 44 This Month in GLAM: February 2014
- 45 This Month in GLAM: February 2014
- 46 Category
- 47 British Museum
- 48 VisualEditor newsletter—March 2014
- 49 Disambiguation link notification for March 30
- 50 April 2014
- 51 Disambiguation link notification for April 6
- 52 This Month in GLAM: March 2014
- 53 DYK for The Australian and New Zealand Association of Bellringers
- 54 brrrr
your FAC; archiving
I have just added a web reference to my page you submitted for deletion. Hoping you will be kind enough to review again! User talk:Piconnie —Preceding undated comment added 09:20, 15 December 2013 (UTC)
- Your FAC has many reference errors; you really need to add this to your common.js:
- And.... archiving your talk page a bit...? • Serviceable†Villain 06:41, 15 February 2013 (UTC)
- Good point about the archiving - I keep forgetting to do it :-) But about the references - where are the errors?? I don't see any when just looking, and several peer reviewers have said there's nothing glaringly wrong. What kind of errors do you mean? Wittylama 06:49, 15 February 2013 (UTC)
- If you add the script, you'll see a sea of red errors. Now, some of them many be false alarms (I'm looking into that now), but some are simply absent. Forex, are there refs for arthur 2001 or selfe or...? • Serviceable†Villain 06:59, 15 February 2013 (UTC)
- Why do you have full cite book templates within inline refs, but then separate cite book templates in a Bibliography section? Is that some new style, or...? ... OK, I've got it all sorted out now. There are two instances of one genuine error; the others were all false alarms because the templates did not include the parameter ref=harv. Selfe 1990 seems to be a genuine error; perhaps should be Selfe 1900. As for the style I just mentioned... don't t\you think that maybe putting full templates within inline cites, and also in a bibliography section, might be confusing to editors who come after you? I'm just saying, maybe you should give them a break. I suggest putting all such templates in the appropriate section rather than inside inline cites; much less confusing for others... Good luck with your nom. • Serviceable†Villain 07:51, 15 February 2013 (UTC)
- I'll have a look at the comments you've made and work them directly into the FA review. I have some books listed in the references section as well as the bibliography section at the request of a previous reviewer. They asked me to identify the actual published books (as opposed to websites and original texts) that were cited. I can, if it is preferable, make the first footnote to those books a shortened footnote rather than duplicating it. Wittylama 03:27, 18 February 2013 (UTC)
I have fixed most of the citation errors listed on the FAC page. A few others still need your attention, and a couple of sources have been questioned for reliability. Nothing to get too worried about. Brianboulton (talk) 15:35, 17 February 2013 (UTC)
- That is very kind of you Brian - thank you! Wittylama 03:27, 18 February 2013 (UTC)
A barnstar for you!
|The Special Barnstar|
|Your comments on IEG proposals have been pleasing me to no end. Thanks for being so involved in the early feedback stage, it is truly awesome :-) We're going to need a better barnstar for grantmaking stuff in the future, methinks, but I hope rainbows will do for now! Siko (WMF) (talk) 21:26, 15 February 2013 (UTC)|
New Article Feedback version available for testing
As promised, we've built a set of improvements to the Article Feedback Tool, which can be tested through the links here. Please do take the opportunity to play around with it, let me know of any bugs, and see what you think :).
A final reminder that the Request for Comment on whether AFT5 should be turned on on Wikipedia (and how) is soon to close; for those of you who have not submitted an opinion or !voted, it can be found here.
This Month in GLAM: February 2013
Invitation to comment on Funds Dissemination Committee proposals
Hello, Wittylama! As you may know, we've opened the community review period for the current funding round in the Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) process. I'd like to invite you to review the 4 proposals (requests totaling $1.3 million USD) that were submitted to the FDC and to ask questions and share your thoughts about those proposals. You can help to ensure that they have high potential for creating impact in the Wikimedia movement. The FDC especially values comments by community members and will take them into account when they prepare their recommendations for funding allocations. Let me know if you have any questions! I hope you'll take a look. Katy Love, Senior Program Officer, Funds Dissemination Committee, Wikimedia Foundation, KLove (WMF) (talk) 18:31, 13 March 2013 (UTC)
You are invited to the first ever Glasgow Wiki Meetup which will take place at The Sir John Moore, 260-292 Argyle Street, City of Glasgow G2 8QW on Sunday 12 May 2013 from 1.00 pm. If you have never been to one, this is an opportunity to meet other Wikipedians in an informal atmosphere for Wiki and non-Wiki related chat and for beer or food if you like. Experienced and new contributors are all welcome. This event is definitely not restricted just to discussion of Scottish topics. Bring your laptop if you like and use the free Wifi or just bring yourself. Even better, bring a friend! Click the link for full details. Looking forward to seeing you. Philafrenzy (talk) 10:30, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
Just a quick reminder to everyone who has indicated their interest on-wiki. The Wikimedia in Higher Education symposium at The University of Sydney is on tomorrow. We have a full day of speakers and workshops, and about 45-50 participants. See you there. --99of9 (talk) 02:39, 4 April 2013 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: March 2013
Please fill out our brief Individual Engagement Grant reviewer survey
Hello, the Wikimedia Foundation would like your feedback on Individual Engagement Grants! We have created a brief survey to help us better understand your experience participating in the IEG program and how we can improve for the future. You are being selected to participate in our survey because you served on the IEG Committee.
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The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. We really appreciate your feedback! And we hope to see you in the IdeaLab soon.
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Pending release of Notifications
Hey Wittylama :). I'm dropping you a note because you have signed up for the Notifications, or Echo, newsletter.
If all goes according to plan, we should be launching Echo on en-wiki either tomorrow, or next Tuesday - I'll drop a followup tomorrow when we know what's happening. Should the launch succeed, we'll begin the process of triaging bugs and gathering feedback on what features work, what cause problems, and what we should do next; I hope you'll help us out on these fronts by leaving any comments you might have on the talkpage.
WP:FOUR for Norman Selfe
|Congratulations! You have been awarded the Four Award for your work from beginning to end on Norman Selfe. TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 01:29, 7 May 2013 (UTC)|
Notifications box replacement prototypes released
Hey Wittylama; Kaldari has finished scripting a set of potential replacements available to test and give feedback on. Please go to this thread for more detail on how to enable them. Okeyes (WMF) (talk) 15:32, 7 May 2013 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: April 2013
RfC:Infobox Road proposal
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Main Page appearance: Norman Selfe
This is a note to let the main editors of Norman Selfe know that the article will be appearing as today's featured article on June 8, 2013. If this article needs any attention or maintenance, it would be preferable if that could be done before its appearance on the Main Page. If you prefer that the article appear as TFA on a different date, or not at all, please ask featured article director Raul654 (talk · contribs) or one of his delegates (Dabomb87 (talk · contribs), Gimmetoo (talk · contribs), and Bencherlite (talk · contribs)), or start a discussion at Wikipedia talk:Today's featured article/requests. You can view the TFA blurb at Wikipedia:Today's featured article/June 8, 2013. If it needs tweaking, or if it needs rewording to match improvements to the article between now and its main page appearance, please edit it, following the instructions at Wikipedia:Today's featured article/requests/instructions. The blurb as it stands now is below:
Norman Selfe (1839–1911) was an Australian engineer, naval architect, inventor, urban planner and outspoken advocate of technical education. After immigrating to Sydney with his family from England as a boy he became an apprentice engineer, following his father's trade. Selfe designed many bridges, docks, boats, and much precision machinery for the city. He also introduced new refrigeration, hydraulic, electrical and transport systems. For these achievements he received international acclaim during his lifetime. Decades before the Sydney Harbour Bridge was built, the city came close to building a Selfe-designed steel cantilever bridge across the harbour after he won the second public competition for a bridge design. Selfe was commemorated in his lifetime by the name of the Sydney suburb of Normanhurst. He was energetically involved in organisations such as the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts and the Australian Historical Society, and fought consistently for the establishment of an independent system of technical education. He was acknowledged upon his death as one of the best-known people in, and greatest individual influences upon, the city of Sydney. (Full article...)
This Month in GLAM: May 2013
This Month in GLAM: June 2013
Come celebrate IdeaLab’s (re)Launch!
Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited Macquarie Group, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Reverse (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver). Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.
Wikis in Australian Aboriginal languages
Hello, Wittylama. I just want to tell you, as you were interested in australian aboriginal wikis, that two test wikis of pitjantjatjara language exist and there is also a test in Torres Strait Creole. Here are the links of the aboriginal wikis: Pitjantjatjara Wikipedia,Pitjantjatjara Wiktionary.--Biol. Cons. (talk) 01:59, 23 July 2013 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: July 2013
On pre-formatted citations
There are two WP:RFCs at WP:FOUR. The first is to conflate issues so as to keep people from expressing meaningful opinions. The second, by me, is claimed to be less than neutral by proponents of the first. Please look at the second one, which I think is much better.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 07:45, 20 August 2013 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: August 2013
Sydney September 2013 edit-a-thon invite
Hi there! You are cordially invited to an edit-a-thon this Saturday (21 September) in Sydney at the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW), where you can collaborate with other Wikipedians throughout the day. Andy Carr, a senior librarian at SLNSW will also be helping out. The theme of the edit-a-thon is paralympics sports, but you are free to come along to meet other wiki contributors, and edit other topics.
If you are unable to attend in person, we will also be collaborating online. Details and an attendee list are at Wikipedia:Meetup/Sydney/September 2013. Hope you can make it! John Vandenberg 09:56, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: September 2013
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DYK for Pneumatic tube mail in New York City
|On 21 October 2013, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Pneumatic tube mail in New York City, which you created or substantially expanded. The fact was ... that one of the first items posted through the New York pneumatic tube mail in 1897 was a live cat? You are welcome to check how many hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, quick check) and it will be added to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.|
This Month in GLAM: October 2013
DYK for Langford Wellman Colley-Priest
|On 28 November 2013, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Langford Wellman Colley-Priest, which you created or substantially expanded. The fact was ... that Langford Colley-Priest, a World War I stretcher-bearer for the First Australian Imperial Force, was believed to have been eaten by a shark? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Langford Wellman Colley-Priest. You are welcome to check how many hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, quick check) and it will be added to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.|
Read like an add for trove and ignored local complexities - have messed it further - (therefore have maintained the silly season cynicism), apart from all that - have a good christmas! satusuro 09:15, 10 December 2013 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: November 2013
Welcome to The Wikipedia Adventure!
|Say Hello to the World||An Invitation to Earth||Small Changes, Big Impact||The Neutral Point of View||The Veil of Verifiability||The Civility Code||Looking Good Together|
Thanks for everything in 2013!
|Looking forward to more peace, love and metadata in 2014! Drank Merry Yo! (that last bit isn't Klingon and I am sure you can unscramble it!) Kerry (talk) 06:54, 24 December 2013 (UTC)|
This Month in GLAM: December 2013
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To add templates, go to the "Insert" menu and choose the "Transclusion" (puzzle piece) item. Enter the name of the template and click "Add template". If TemplateData exists for the template, then a list of possible parameters will appear. If not, you can add parameters yourself by typing the parameter name under "Add parameter". For unnamed parameters, use numbers ("1" for the first unnamed parameter).
Since the last newsletter, the VisualEditor team has worked mostly minor features and fixing bugs. A few significant bugs include working around a bug in CSSJanus that was wrongly flipping images used in some templates in right-to-left (RTL) environments (bug 50910) a major bug that meant inserting any template or other transclusion failed (bug 59002), a major but quickly resolved problem due to an unannounced change in MediaWiki core, which caused VisualEditor to crash on trying to save (bug 59867). This last bugs did not appear on any Wikipedia. Additionally, significant work has been done in the background to make VisualEditor work as an independent editing system.
As of today, VisualEditor is now available as an opt-out feature to all users at 149 active Wikipedias.
- The character inserter tool in the "Insert" menu has a very basic set of characters. The character inserter is especially important for languages that use Latin and Cyrillic alphabets with unusual characters or frequent diacritics. Your feedback on the character inserter is requested. In addition to feedback from any interested editor, the developers would particularly like to hear from anyone who speaks any of the 50+ languages listed under Phase 5 at mw:VisualEditor/Rollouts, including Breton, Mongolian, Icelandic, Welsh, Afrikaans, Macedonian, and Azerbaijani.
- meta:Office hours on IRC have been heavily attended recently. The next one will be held this coming Wednesday, 22 January at 23:00 UTC.
- You can now edit some of the page settings in the "options" dialog –
__FORCETOC__as selection (forced on, forced off, or default setting; bugs 56866 and 56867) and
__NOEDITSECTION__as a checkbox (bug 57166).
- The automated browser tests were adjusted to speed them up and bind more correctly to list items in lists, and updated to a newer version of their ruby dependencies. You can monitor the automated browser tests' results (triggered every twelve hours) live on the server.
- Wikipedia:VisualEditor/User guide was updated recently to show some new and upcoming features.
Looking ahead: The character formatting menu on the toolbar will get a drop-down indicator next Thursday. The reference and media items will be the first two listed in the Insert menu. The help menu will get a page listing the keyboard shortcuts. Looking further out, image handling will be improved, including support for alignment (left, right, and center) and better control over image size (including default and upright sizes). The developers are also working on support for editing redirects and image galleries.
Subscriptions to this newsletter are managed at Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Newsletter. Please add or remove your name to change your subscription settings. If you have questions or suggestions for future improvements, or if you encounter problems, please let everyone know by posting a note at Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback. Thank you! Whatamidoing (WMF) 20:06, 17 January 2014 (UTC)
Sydney Meetup on Monday evening
There's a Meetup in Sydney on Monday (tomorrow) evening from 5:30pm at the Paragon Hotel Circular Quay. We even have an international guest. See the meetup page for more details and to sign up. Sorry for the late notice - I hope you can make it. --99of9 (talk) 05:54, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: January 2014
If you are anywhere near a computer in the short term :)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Australian_Wikipedians%27_notice_board#Ask_A_Librarian_links_in_WP_Australia any comment there would be good if you can.. satusuro 11:22, 19 February 2014 (UTC)
- Thanks for that - has clarified things well - cheers satusuro 09:30, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
- so much for editor loss... looks like a personal conversation between us there... go ahead with what is good and let the chooks that watch but dont comment - have it like joh used to say.... satusuro 01:42, 24 February 2014 (UTC)
- As you can see I've just left a comment there. If no one else weighs in for a while then i suppose it's up to 99of9 to determine a consensus and act accordingly. Wittylama 01:48, 24 February 2014 (UTC)
- wow when was the last time you edited? no consensus is the new black here, havent you noticed the new arrogance of bugger anyone elses idea here on wp? youre outta touch... :) - ok will wait for 99 or 9 to do his thing... satusuro 02:18, 24 February 2014 (UTC)
- As you can see I've just left a comment there. If no one else weighs in for a while then i suppose it's up to 99of9 to determine a consensus and act accordingly. Wittylama 01:48, 24 February 2014 (UTC)
- I want one too - if that came from brainstorming at an editathon, I'd cast off my cycnic hat, throw it in, and take on the eternal optimists hat - I wish the venture all the best of luck it can get - the new tag looks great - lets hope it gets some stats!!! (kpi's etc) - well done!! satusuro 10:15, 25 February 2014 (UTC)
VisualEditor Newsletter—February 2014
|Did you know?
You can easily re-use references by going to the Insert menu, choosing "Reference", and clicking on "Use an existing reference" in the lower left corner. A list of all references, their numbers, and their ref names (if any) will be shown. You can search the list for any author, title, date, or other keyword. Read the user guide for more information.
Since the last newsletter, the VisualEditor team has worked on some small changes to the user interface, such as moving the reference item to the top of the Insert menu, as well as some minor features and fixing bugs, especially for rich copying and pasting of references.
The biggest change was the addition of more features to the image dialog, including the ability to set alignment (left, right, center), framing options (thumbnail, frame, frameless, and none), adding alt text, and defining the size manually. There is still some work to be done here, including a quick way to set the default size.
- The main priority is redesigning the reference dialog, with the goal of providing autofill features for ISBNs and URLs and streamlining the process. Current concept drawings are available at mw:VisualEditor/Design/Reference Dialog. Please share your ideas about making referencing quick and easy with the designers.
- A few bugs in the existing reference dialog were fixed. The toolbar was simplified to remove galleries and lists from the reference dialog. When you re-use references, it now correctly displays the references again, rather than just the number and name. If you paste content into a dialog that can't fit there (e.g.
==section headings==in references), it now strips out the inappropriate HTML.
- You can now edit image galleries inside VisualEditor. At this time, the gallery tool is a very limited option that gives you access to the wikitext. It will see significant improvements at a later date.
- The character inserter tool in the "Insert" menu is being redesigned. Your feedback on the special character inserter is still wanted, especially if you depend on Wikipedia's character inserters for your normal editing rather than using the ones built into your computer.
- You can now see a help page about keyboard shortcuts in the page menu (three bars next to the Cancel button) (bug 52844).
- If you edit categories, your changes will now display correctly after saving the page (bug 48560).
- Saving the page should be faster now (bug 59660).
- Any community can ask to test a new tool to edit TemplateData by leaving a note at bug 51734.
Looking ahead: The link tool will tell you when you're linking to a disambiguation or redirect page. The warning about wikitext will hide itself after you remove the wikitext markup in that paragraph. Support for creating and editing redirects is in the pipeline. Looking further out, image handling will be improved, including default and upright sizes. The developers are also working on support for viewing and editing hidden HTML comments, some behavioral magic words like DISPLAYTITLE, and in-line language setting (
If you have questions or suggestions for future improvements, or if you encounter problems, please let everyone know by posting a note at Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback. Thank you! Whatamidoing (WMF) 04:21, 20 February 2014 (UTC)
This Month in GLAM: February 2014
This Month in GLAM: February 2014
OK - this is getting a bit embrassing - as I do a lot of categories - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category_talk:Rural_organizations_in_Australia - the improve the article message needs fixing for categories - I am sending this to you and 99 to hope someone will do it - please satusuro 10:29, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
Hi Liam, per Wikipedia_talk:GLAM#Contacting_a_museum_to_get_permission_to_use_their_photos_-_British_Museum, I am planning to reach out to the BM to ask for permission to use their photos throughout wikipedia. Since you were lucky enough to work there in the past, I was wondering if you might have any insight or suggestions for me? Best regards, Oncenawhile (talk) 20:46, 17 March 2014 (UTC)
- I've responded on that discussion page. Wittylama 00:13, 18 March 2014 (UTC)
|Did you know?
The template dialog has been simplified to make it faster and easier to add parameter data. Read the user guide for more information.
Since the last newsletter, the VisualEditor team has mostly worked on changes to the template and image dialogs.
The biggest change in the last few weeks was the redesign of the template dialog. The template dialog now opens in a simplified mode that lists parameters and their descriptions. (The complex multi-item transclusion mode can be reached by clicking on "Show options" from inside the simplified template dialog.) Template parameters now have a bigger, auto-sizing input box for easier editing. With today's update, searching for template parameters will become case-insensitive, and required template parameters will display an asterisk (*) next to their edit boxes. In addition to making it quicker and easier to see everything when you edit typical templates, this work was necessary to prepare for the forthcoming simplified citation dialog. The main priority in the coming weeks is building this new citation dialog, with the ultimate goal of providing autofill features for ISBNs, URLs, DOIs and other quick-fills. This will add a new button on the toolbar, with the citation templates available picked by each wiki's community. Concept drawings can be seen at mw:VisualEditor/Design/Reference Dialog. Please share your ideas about making referencing quick and easy with the designers.
- The link tool now tells you when you're linking to a disambiguation or redirect page. Pages that exist, but are not indexed by the search engine, are treated like non-existent pages (bug 54361).
- Wikitext warnings will now hide when you remove wikitext from the paragraph you are editing.
- The character inserter tool in the "Insert" menu has been slightly redesigned, to introduce larger buttons. Your suggestions for more significant changes to the special character inserter are still wanted.
- The page options menu (three bars, next to the Cancel button) has expanded. You can create and edit redirect pages, set page options like
[NO]NEWEDITSECTION__, and more. New keyboard shortcuts are listed there, and include undoing the last action, clearing formatting, and showing the shortcut help window. If you switch from VisualEditor to wikitext editing, your edit will now be tagged.
- It is easier to edit images. There are more options and they are explained better. If you add new images to pages, they will also be default size. You can now set image sizes to the default, if another size was previously specified. Full support for upright sizing systems, which more readily adapt image sizes to the reader's screen size, is planned.
- VisualEditor adds fake blank lines so you can put your cursor there. These "slugs" are now smaller than normal blank lines, and are animated to be different from actual blank lines.
- You can use the ^ Ctrl+⎇ Alt+S or ⌘ Command+⌥ Option+S shortcuts to open the save window, and you can preview your edit summary when checking your changes in the save window.
- After community requests, VisualEditor has been deployed to the Interlingual Occidental Wikipedia, the Portuguese Wikibooks, and the French Wikiversity.
- Any community can ask for custom icons for their language in the character formatting menu (bold, italic, etc.) by making a request on Bugzilla or by contacting Product Manager James Forrester.
The developers apologize for a regression bug with the deployment on 6 March 2014, which caused the incorrect removal of
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Looking ahead: Several template dialogs will become more compact. Looking further out, the developers are also working on support for viewing and editing hidden HTML comments. You will be able to see the Table of Contents change live as you edit the page, rather than it being hidden. In-line language setting (
dir="rtl") may be offered to a few Wikipedias soon.
If you have questions or suggestions for future improvements, or if you encounter problems, please let everyone know by posting a note at Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback or by joining the office hours on 19 April 2014 at 2000 UTC. Thank you! MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:44, 20 March 2014 (UTC)
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DYK for The Australian and New Zealand Association of Bellringers
|On 18 April 2014, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article The Australian and New Zealand Association of Bellringers, which you recently created or substantially expanded. The fact was ... that members of The Australian and New Zealand Association of Bellringers perform full circle ringing in more than 60 bell towers? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/The Australian and New Zealand Association of Bellringers. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, live views, daily totals), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.|
canberra looks cold at mo, trust you are keeping warm.
- the library ref in project tags on oz articles - any feedback yet?
- same - they need tweaking still - that possible - you or 99 ?
- starting a maritime subject - ? - didnt know your eclectic range of subjects...
cheers for the mo... satusuro 01:52, 21 April 2014 (UTC)