I don't usually write on Wikipedia on topics of which I don't have a good command, but I should make an exception and offer some notes about myself on this user page.
I'm a linguist working at CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique). I do some editing of pages within my fields of specialization: essentially tone systems; East/Southeast Asian languages (in particular: the Naish subgroup of Sino-Tibetan; Vietnamese; and some other Sino-Tibetan and Austroasiatic languages); and historical phonology.
I don't hide my identity. Since most of my work is available on the Internet, Wikipedia users and editors can judge whether my edits are in accordance with Wikipedia's conflict-of-interest and other usage guidelines. My ORCID identifier is 0000-0003-1165-2680. This is my current professional webpage. There's a page in Wikipedia about me.
I'm fond of collaborative edits and constructive criticism. I wish Wikipedia pages could set in relief the diversity of viewpoints, to sharpen readers' critical abilities. I wish all Wikipedia pages would reach to the level of Rashōmon 羅生門, in this respect as well as in terms of clarity, structure and strength of argumentation. It is not likely that they will (many users want 'hard facts', rather than subtle debate of the sort that shapes scientific research), but I keep editing, on and off.
I think by now I share most of the defects of my role models, such as Paul Passy and also some living colleagues whom I won't name. Qualities are harder to acquire.
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