Talk:Cimmeria (continent)

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Citation style[edit]

This article has greatly improved over the past week - kudos to @Fama Clamosa for all the hard work. However, I do have one concern. The article has two citation styles, the name/year style and the footnote style. This is discouraged (see Variation in citation methods). I recommend replacing all the name/year citations by footnotes. This will also make the article look more like an encyclopedia article and less like a scientific review. I will make a couple of changes to illustrate the idea. RockMagnetist(talk) 17:01, 12 July 2016 (UTC)

Thanks RockMagnetist. And I have to agree. I guess I've been using this mix of citation styles because one is default on Wikipedia and the other in my references. I'll try to use footnotes systematically henceforth. --Fama Clamosa (talk) 07:15, 13 July 2016 (UTC)
I know what you mean. It took me a while to get used to Wikipedia's style; and I wouldn't dare put a footnote after a period in a refereed publication! RockMagnetist(talk) 00:10, 14 July 2016 (UTC)

Merge proposal[edit]

Per my arguments earlier, I propose that Cimmerian Plate be merged into (or rather redirected to) Cimmeria (continent). The former is unreferenced and contains factual errors.-- Fama Clamosa (talk) 12:52, 16 October 2016 (UTC)

  • Support. The earlier argument for merging also seemed sound, despite the vigorous objections of BT: there don't seem to be any sources that would support a separate treatment of the two subjects. Perhaps, though, it would be better to rename this article Cimmeria (superterrane). RockMagnetist(talk) 21:37, 16 October 2016 (UTC)
@RockMagnetist:: Thank you for your support. I was considering "superterrane" too, but, to my knowledge, that word is not universally used and probably need some explanation to most people. "Continent" is more KISS principle. --Fama Clamosa (talk) 16:38, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
Sounds reasonable. I have no strong feelings about it. RockMagnetist(talk) 17:54, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done --Fama Clamosa (talk) 16:13, 18 October 2016 (UTC)