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Errors in the summary of the featured article

Today's FA

  • there appears to be a photo available that depicts the ship featured in the blurb. (sms enns was the name of drava during its time in the austro-hungarian navy.) would this be a more appropriate image to use? the current image is one of sms inn, a ship of the same class. however, according to the featured article, inn has a significantly different design and was built by a completely separate company. admittedly, i do not know enough about copyright laws to know if there are legal reasons that prevent this photo of enns from appearing on the front page. dying (talk) 10:10, 19 October 2021 (UTC)[]
    • Licensing looks incomplete? on that image. Would likely need further attention before running that image on main page. Hog Farm Talk 15:27, 19 October 2021 (UTC)[]
      • okay, i tried giving myself a crash course on copyright law, and typed up a wall of text before realizing that even though it's probably in the public domain in austria, that isn't really helpful here if i don't know if it has been published in the u.s. before. i found an archived version of what i think was the online source of the photo, but (perhaps) the archives are incomplete, and the source does not appear to give credit for the photo anyway.
        Történelem p, apologies for the ping, but do you happen to have any additional information about this file? it's understandable if you don't, since you uploaded it over 11 years ago, but i thought i might ask, since it also appears to be your first upload, so you might remember some details. dying (talk) 07:50, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Tomorrow's FA

  • the blurb currently states that the newt is "widespread in much of Eurasia". however, this description seems a bit inappropriate if this is the distribution of the species. it's definitely widespread in europe, but asia is nearly five times the size of europe, and the newt is only really present in western asia and a bit of central asia. (note that much of the marked areas in russia are in eastern europe, for most modern definitions of the continental boundary.) perhaps "widespread in Europe and parts of western Asia," (including the comma) would be more appropriate. the added length, however, would place the blurb at just under the hard upper limit, so another alternative is to simply replace "Eurasia" with "Europe". dying (talk) 08:27, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
    • I'm aware that the short notice is suboptimal; discussions are ongoing. For now ... pinging Tylototriton, the FAC nominator. I see this subject came up (sort of) at FAC, but I'm not sure if it was resolved there. What works for you? - Dank (push to talk) 15:13, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
    • Went with "Europe and parts of Asia". Does that work? - Dank (push to talk) 01:36, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Day-after-tomorrow's FA

Errors with "In the news"

Errors in "Did you know ..."

Current DYK

Next DYK

Regarding the first hook, I can't find any mention in the article of "Hoodoo volcano", much less "Hoodoo Volcano". "The Hoodoo Mountain volcano", therefore, seems better. Primergrey (talk) 03:51, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Pinging Volcanoguy and Sammi Brie from the nom.—Bagumba (talk) 08:56, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
@Primergrey and Bagumba: I've added it back in the lead. Sorry I deleted it. Volcanoguy 13:14, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
By the way, why does the hook use "Hoodoo Volcano" and the image caption use "Hoodoo Mountain"? Not too consistent I must say. Volcanoguy 15:38, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
I looked through the refs and only found "Hoodoo Mountain volcano". No mention of "Hoodoo Volcano". Primergrey (talk) 17:34, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
Not true. "Hoodoo Volcano" is in Kerr 1948. Volcanoguy 18:30, 20 October 2021 (UTC)[]
I've added "According to Kerr, who referred to Hoodoo Mountain as Hoodoo Volcano..." in the "Geological studies" section if makes anything better. Volcanoguy 00:30, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]


Next-but-one DYK

Errors in "On this day"

Today's OTD

  • 1858 Offenbach – Is there some way to move the "Galop infernal" sounbar to the relevant blurb? To have it leading the 1096 Seljuk blurb is a highly confusing departure from logical juxtapositioning in graphics. – Sca (talk) 11:53, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]


Agreed, I've debolded it for now but the item could do with replacing really - Dumelow (talk) 06:22, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]
But debolding left a MOS:SEAOFBLUE.—Bagumba (talk) 12:35, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Tomorrow's OTD

Day-after-tomorrow's OTD

Errors in the summary of the featured list

Friday's FL

(October 22, tomorrow)

Monday's FL

(October 25)

Errors in the summary of the featured picture

Today's POTD

Tomorrow's POTD

General discussion

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The following Wikimedia Commons file used on this page or its Wikidata item has been nominated for deletion:

Participate in the deletion discussion at the nomination page. —Community Tech bot (talk) 10:39, 12 October 2021 (UTC)[]

Other areas of Wikipedia

Can we add a link to the Teahouse to this section of the Main Page please? Mjroots (talk) 08:34, 18 October 2021 (UTC)[]