Wikipedia talk:Reusing Wikipedia content

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Wikimedia project not linking to source material[edit]

I have noticed that both Wikipedia and Creative Commons, among other shared-content sites, both recommend linking to re-published source materials when possible.

Recently, a Wikimedia project that borrows heavily from a CC/SA licensed website has stopped linking back to its source material. It seems to be the doing of a single motivated user, but the rest of the community has gone along with it simply because they dislike the website they borrow their content from (which owns none of said content).

I think that's neither here nor there, but it does seem to fly in the face of both best practices and common courtesy to the original authors of that content, not to mention copyright. Is there anything I as an individual can do to prompt them to change back their page attribution so that it is easy to locate the original authors of the content they're republishing?

There is a discussion happening here:

https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Wikivoyage:Travellers%27_pub#Are_we_breaking_our_own_rules_of_attributing

Thank you, Travel doc96 (talk) 23:00, 18 June 2014 (UTC)

I see that your account at Wikivoyage is rather new and you have contributed, to date, two content edits there. Your record on Wikipedia as less impressive. Do you have any other history with Wikitravel, or with Wikivoyage, or any other WMF project, perhaps under another name?
You could direct your enquiries to the WMF legal department, who could give your complaint the attention and response it deserves, rather than Wikipedia, which has no jurisdiction over Wikivoyage. In case you were not aware, they are separate projects.
I request that you declare any conflict of interest before further discussion. I would not like you to claim you were not warned. • • • Peter (Southwood) (talk): 07:17, 25 June 2014 (UTC)

Protected edit request on 13 July 2014[edit]

Remove the blank line after {{Wikipedia copyright}} in the lead, as it's causing unnecessary whitespace. Adrian J. Hunter(talkcontribs) 14:27, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

There isn't one. There's a blank line before {{Wikipedia copyright}} though, and that may be what is causing the gap. But I do think that the {{dablink|This page is for ...}} should be moved to the top, per WP:HNP. --Redrose64 (talk) 14:32, 13 July 2014 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done I've removed the extra whitespace and moved the hatnote to the top. — Mr. Stradivarius ♪ talk ♪ 04:32, 14 July 2014 (UTC)

Protected edit request on 26 August 2014[edit]

The header says "Re-use of text under Creative Commons Attribute Share-Alike", which is not the correct name of the licence. It should say "Re-use of text under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike". Vclaw (talk) 11:05, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneMr. Stradivarius ♪ talk ♪ 12:28, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Hybrid neural networking & predictive modeling?[edit]

Proposal: create new section on this page, or create new page.
Plan:
1. Discuss artificial neural networking, biological neural networking and hybrid neural networking.
2. Highlight fusion memetic concepts, based on published studies, that highlight the remarkable potential of hybrid networking.
3. Explain how hybrid networking combined with TempDer predictive modeling combined with TZ de-identification can significantly improve problem solving and other conceptual abilities, and may serve as a useful foundation for Wiki-reform movement.
To do...

Ghost-of-Diderot (talk) 22:11, 12 September 2014 (UTC)

@Ghost-of-Diderot: this is the talk page for discussing improvements to the page Wikipedia:Reusing Wikipedia content. How does your proposal fit in with that? --Redrose64 (talk) 22:44, 12 September 2014 (UTC)