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India's BCCI (Cricket Control Board) has been there since the time of founding of ICC (International Cricket Council). However South Africa, due it's apartheid policies joined ICC only many years later. But India's first win over South Africa in any ICC World Cup Match happened only on 22 February 2015. It is a historical moment for both India as well as South Africa- both these countries are closely associated with Apartheid and Non-Violence movements of Gandhi and Mandela. I would like to add the following entry under "Events" for February 22nd 2015 : "India beats South Africa for the first time ever in an ICC World Cup Match" Iyerwall (talk) 19:07, 23 February 2015 (UTC)
Proposal: Highlighted Sundays in the calendars
The ISO 8601 standard declares that every week begins on Monday instead of Sunday; many major English-speaking countries outside of the Americas follow this structure in their calendars.
To clarify the calendars for those who are more used to Monday-Sunday rows, I propose to have Sundays highlighted with colouring in the calendars (using either the Portuguese or Spanish Wikipedia as an example).
- I haven't heard any complaints. Seems like it ain't broke. -- Mufka (u) (t) (c) 10:32, 3 March 2015 (UTC)
- I wasn't surprised this hadn't been mentioned before, but it doesn't mean it's not worth addressing. And even if it's not broken, it can be improved. Just a small additional visual cue would be enough and benefit all users. The easiest solution could be to have "Su" (for Sunday) colored dark red in the calendar's top row. Would there be any notable downsides for this change? -2TonyTony (talk) 18:13, 3 March 2015 (UTC)
Project to add more women to Days of the Year
Hello, there! There is a project proposal active to add more women to the days of the year. We'd like to keep within the guidelines of the pages, just adding births, deaths, and major notable events for women who are already the subject of Wikipedia pages. Currently we are gathering interested researchers and editors and information.
I have a question about accepted changes and reviews: are these done on a regular basis, and would it help or hurt to have multiple edits on a single day? Currently the plan is to analyze a month of days and then edit those days the next month, potentially adding a bunch of edits over a few days. If there's a better way to go about something like this, please let me know. Thanks! Natalie Bueno Vasquez (talk) 01:40, 7 April 2015 (UTC)
@Mufka: adding a ping for the most active member re: instructions on your talk page to leave messages for you on DOY pages. I'd like to get feedback on how to avoid missteps when adding new entries to DOTY pages. I have read and linked to the style guide in my project proposal. Is this sufficient?
- Since this is a content question, you might get better input at WT:DOY. -- Mufka (u) (t) (c) 23:22, 9 April 2015 (UTC)
Joined up, what can I help with?
I've added myself to the list of members, as I am interested in this project. The watchlist link is dead with no forwarding address. I'm interested in assisting with any backlog, writing the bot that has been proposed for births and deaths, and assisting editors with the Adding Women to DOY project. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Natalie Bueno Vasquez (talk • contribs) 17:17, 23 April 2015 (UTC)