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May 2010[edit]

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  • Sorry, I unwisely let a friend use my wikipedia account, and he produced vandalism. This won't happen again, Ajfweb (talk) 15:29, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

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Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin‎[edit]

Thanks for the infobox on Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin‎. I note you say that the cover is the 2012 edition; this puzzles me, because I uploaded that image in 2004. Is it unchanged in the current edition? Marnanel (talk) 00:00, 9 September 2012 (UTC)

  • Hi Marnanel, I didn't originally put that text there, I just copied it from the source (it wasn't showing up, but was there, before). You can remove it if you like. AJF (talk) 16:53, 9 September 2012 (UTC)

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  • Fixed. AJF (talk) 15:04, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

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Globalize tag for the Great Depression section of the Lesbian article[edit]

Hello, Ajfweb. Since you originally placed the globalize tag in the Great Depression section, but then moved it just a little above that, I take it that the tag still concerned that section. I reverted the addition of the tag because, as stated in my edit summary, it is "[n]ot clear that the Great Depression section primarily deals with the United States. It's a small section, only one line mentions the U.S., and the rest could be speaking of society in general; it even mentions Germany."

On a side note, you can specifically make it so that a globalize tag refers to the section you put it in. This is done by adding a section-field to the globalize template. Instead of the template referring to the whole article, as your tag did, by looking like {{Globalize/US|date=October 2012}}, it can refer to that specific section by being altered to {{Globalize/US|section|date=October 2012}}, which will read like this:

And you have to make sure that it's in the section, not above it. Flyer22 (talk) 15:32, 7 October 2012 (UTC)

  • Ah, I see. Thanks for taking the time to educate me! AJF (talk) 15:45, 7 October 2012 (UTC)
No problem. Flyer22 (talk) 16:48, 7 October 2012 (UTC)

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AMS is MMP[edit]

Hi,

As the head of the article on Mixed-member proportional representation states, AMS is a form of MMP. Actually the two articles should be merged because both are going to talk about the Italian case, which has its own name (Legge Mattarella).

This is why I dared to revert your edits from the 14th of May.

Kahlores (talk) 21:58, 18 May 2013 (UTC)

  • Hi Kahlores, your changes seem ill-advised. Until/unless the articles are merged, please don't cause such needless duplication between the articles and keep MMP in MMP and AMS in AMS. I have reverted them. - AJF (talk) 22:04, 18 May 2013 (UTC)
    • And if you were asked, would you raise any problem not to merge both? The political scientist who combs the various electoral methods will be looking for examples. It is important to satisfy him with the immediate list of assemblies elected through the algorithm, notwithstanding the various names by which it is known. To take a different example, Australia uses Alternative vote to elect all of its Lower House and Ireland elects their President by what they awkwardly name Single Transferable Vote, but both methods are known globally as instant-runoff voting (IRV) and see how useful it is when Wikipedia leaves out the branding. Kahlores (talk) 22:19, 18 May 2013 (UTC)
      • AMS and MMP aren't exactly the same, however. MMP is fully proportional, AMS isn't. Even so, I'm not arguing that they aren't similar (they are). Thing is, the two articles aren't merged just now, and so it would be inappropriate to make both deviate from their own subject matter, especially selectively where MMP features AMS but not the reverse. Request them to be merged, but don't try to force a merger. - AJF (talk) 23:05, 18 May 2013 (UTC)

Chelsea Manning[edit]

Nope. Might as well refer to him as Breanna then (his first female identity.) His desire to be called Chelsea is not a decision made of sound mind and has no merit until it is accompanied by tangible action. Therefore Wiki standards on gender identity do not apply. If he wanted to be called Santa Clause, Wikipedia would not change his page title to Santa Clause. Wanting to be called Chelsea is about as serious of a statement as requesting to be called Saint Nick. -iFreedom1212 — Preceding unsigned comment added by IFreedom1212 (talkcontribs) 17:54, 22 August 2013 (UTC)

" His desire to be called Chelsea is not a decision made of sound mind and has no merit until it is accompanied by tangible action. Therefore Wiki standards on gender identity do not apply." - The wiki standards apply whether or not you like that. That's how it is. Sorry. - AJF (talk) 14:04, 23 August 2013 (UTC)

Talk:Bradley Manning/October 2013 move request[edit]

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Scottish independence referendum, 2014[edit]

Hey, just wondering if you could explain why you reverted my edit to Scottish independence referendum, 2014? My changes seem completely reasonable to me. -Zcbeaton (talk) 19:25, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

I thought you had removed the thing about Iceland, but I see you'd actually moved it, so I've undid my undo. - AJF (talk) 19:27, 7 October 2013 (UTC)
Thanks :) - Zcbeaton (talk) 21:09, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

See also links[edit]

Hello there! Regarding your recent edit on the USB 3.0 article, here's a quote from WP:ALSO, just for reference:

As a general rule, the 'See also' section should not repeat links that appear in the article's body or its navigation boxes.

Having that part of the Manual of Style in mind, repeating already linked articles is to be avoided in "See also" sections. Thank you. — Dsimic (talk | contribs) 23:57, 6 February 2014 (UTC)

Reddit posts as source[edit]

While news source are of course preferred, using Reddit posts is actually not that bad IMO. As long as it can be made probably that it is actually the developer talking (which there is no reason to doubt in this case). In most cases, I would argue that a direct comment from a PHP developer is preferable to a news article, since journalists often have no idea what they are talking about when they are trying to make what the developers say understandable for laypeople. There is the point about reddit comments being editable, but since we are not talking about controversial cloak-and-dagger stuff here, that doesn't seem like a huge problem in this specific case. It is certainly much better than adding an unsourced statement, such as what you reverted my edit to. Thue (talk) 18:29, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

There's a specific email on the mailing list I think would be a better reference, I'll find it in a moment. AJF (talk) 18:30, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

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108.73.113.184[edit]

He's not just an "elaborate troll". He's an elaborate IP-hopping banned editor. — Arthur Rubin (talk) 16:14, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

Even worse. :/ AJF (talk) 16:22, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

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Reverting for no reason[edit]

Reverting without bothering to leave a reason is highly disruptive. Perhaps you can give the reason now for this. 200.104.240.11 (talk) 11:17, 7 November 2014 (UTC)

I felt you removed too much info, so I reverted it and slimmed it down myself. - AJF (talk) 11:22, 7 November 2014 (UTC)
So why didn't you explain what you were doing? And why not simply edit the article to make the changes you wanted to make? A reversion is a complete rejection of the work of another editor and if the reversion is not adequately supported then the reverted editor may find it difficult to assume good faith. 200.104.240.11 (talk) 13:46, 7 November 2014 (UTC)
Because the edit would then be a stealth revert. Sorry, I screwed up this time, I usually have a long explanation for why I reverted something. - AJF (talk) 14:02, 7 November 2014 (UTC)
Thank you for your apology and for taking the time to respond. You are probably aware that most people don't consider anonymous editors worth engaging with so I appreciate it. Your edit restored a couple of things which I regard as problematic to the article and I'd invite you to have another look.
  • the Zend Engine is freely available under the Zend Engine License (some parts under the PHP License) since 2001 - there's little practical difference between "freely available" and "available" here, unless you were going to link "free" to free software. In addition, it's not correct to say "under the Zend Engine License" if some parts are not available under that license. Ideally it should be explained which parts are under which license, but merely mentioning the other license as an aside can't be right. In addition, the tense is not correct and the sentence should say "has been... since 2001" if the year of its release is important enough to mention.
  • The link to php.net is not appropriate because a) it's not a citation, and b) if it was it should be formatted as a reference and not as an inline link, see Wikipedia:Citing_sources#Avoid_embedded_links.
Thanks again. 200.104.240.11 (talk) 20:42, 7 November 2014 (UTC)
I don't consider "freely available" a problem. I slightly reworded the "some parts". I changed it to use "has been", and removed the link. - AJF (talk) 02:16, 8 November 2014 (UTC)

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on PHP License[edit]

Thanks for your explanations about the PHP License model, I think that you are right when you said that it's 'Free Software' license, by the fact that it's part of the GPL-incompatible free software licenses as published by the FSF, there https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#GPLIncompatibleLicenses,

the thing which makes me prefering to consider it as Open Source license instead is the fact that it was permissive and non-copyleft and its incompatibility with the GNU GPL, but now it's ok for saying that it's a free software license.

but bear in mind that this license is not recommended for people who are interrested by the software freedom, and GNU GPL is the best to use in your software that should be Free as in Freedom, see https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/pragmatic.html and https://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html.

Thanks. Kbensalah (talk) 11:30, December 11, 2014 (UTC)

Silk Road/Roberts/Ulbricht[edit]

Sorry to interrupt the merge discussion. It was that that I started to contribute to, supporting the merge, but after taking a closer look I just couldn't see how either article could stand. One is as clear a violation of WP:BLPCRIME as it gets, and the other not far away (it wasn't about the pseudonymous person, Ulbricht's name was throughout the article). I'm going to bring it up at WP:BLPN FYI, asking for others to weigh in. --— Rhododendrites talk \\ 00:47, 30 January 2015 (UTC)

Yeah, I understand your reasoning. Initially I reverted somewhat kneejerk, but then I remembered how seriously Wikipedia takes BLP violations, and you're probably right that, unless he's convicted, he doesn't need his own article, nor does DPR. I'm copying over some of the info from the now-defunct DPR/Ulbricht articles into the Silk Road article in the section about Ulbricht's arrest. —ajf (talk) 00:51, 30 January 2015 (UTC)
FYI Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons/Noticeboard/Archive216#Dread Pirate Roberts (Silk Road) and Ross William Ulbricht if you care to weigh in. I'm also concerned about Ulbricht's inclusion in the Silk Road article itself. It seems less egregious than having an article about him, but still probably a WP:BLPCRIME issue. I don't intend to jump in and do it myself, though, until there's been a discussion. — Rhododendrites talk \\ 01:04, 30 January 2015 (UTC)
Yeah, it might be an issue, though I'm not super-familiar with Wikipedia's policies on this area, to be honest. Thanks for pointing me towards that discussion. :) —ajf (talk) 01:15, 30 January 2015 (UTC)

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Note about music sections[edit]

Music infoboxes make more sense to be used on pages that deal exclusively with Music. Such as artist or standalone soundtrack pages. On main articles that are about other topics, one music box is enough since they unnecessarily bloat the page. —KirtZMessage 21:24, 12 March 2015 (UTC)

Perhaps that is the case, but you should either have both or neither. Including only the first soundtrack, yet omitting any information on the second soundtrack, makes no sense. Personally, I'd suggest making them go side-by-side somehow. —ajf (talk) 21:28, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
Music boxes cannot be merged. Leaving one was my compromise. They only exist for optional aesthetic purposes and hence only one is needed on a main article. Hypothetically, there were six albums, adding 6 boxes would just be plain ridiculous now wouldn't it? Especially since they extend beyond the end of the page. I refuse to edit war with you. —KirtZMessage 21:40, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
They aren't just aesthetics, they contain useful information, which you removed when you removed the box. They can't be merged directly, perhaps, but there may still be some other solution. —ajf (talk) 21:57, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
You mean useful information that can be easily expressed in prose when not used in a header? Sigh. My previous arguments hold. I won't be replying further. I left your edit alone so please drop the stick. —KirtZMessage 22:14, 12 March 2015 (UTC)

DO do do DO do DO do[edit]

You're welcome!

In other news, was just editing a page on an Andreeva but not sure you'd want to visit, given the economy went to hell after the Russians closed the slave market. Plus, Chechnya. — LlywelynII 20:12, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

Merger discussion for Sprinkles[edit]

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Neutrois[edit]

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This was resolved ages ago. Are you mistakenly beating a dead horse? —ajf (talk) 01:57, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

So, I thought it was weird when you deleted the page, because I was pretty sure it had been merge-redirected after an AfD discussion (which I was involved in), and it wasn't a stub article any more. Sure enough, there was: Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Agender. It was decided then that both pages should be merged to Genderqueer. But nobody seemed to think they were so non-notable that they shouldn't have redirects. They just don't need their own articles. This just seems odd to me, to suddenly delete a redirect with no discussion... a redirect AfD previously decided to create. Citing the 2006 decision is strange, too because there was a 2nd nomination as well. I'm confused. —ajf (talk) 02:18, 1 July 2015 (UTC)
Agender was merge-redirected, neutrois was simply deleted. Please provide some references to reliable sources that either has the term as its principal subject, defines it, or uses the word "neutrois" to describe someone, and I'd be happy to restore it. I've tried to find some, and come up blank. "Agender", however, easily passes this test: [1], [2], [3] -- The Anome (talk) 09:42, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

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Okay, I fixed it (although I didn't cause it originally, I think). Thanks, bot! —ajf (talk) 00:26, 30 July 2015 (UTC)

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Reverting "cross-platform" assertion[edit]

Hello.

I see that you have reverted two of my edits (involving removal of the word "cross-platform") each time by telling two lies. I responded by telling two other lies in return, i.e. "cross-platform" being explicitly listed as a weasel word and MOS:COMPUTING forbidding it.

Whenever you decided that it is best if both of us were honest, you can put "cross-platform" back after citing a source; one that clarifies which of the three meanings of cross-platform is intended. Otherwise, content without source are challenged or deleted.

Best regards,
Codename Lisa (talk) 14:49, 11 August 2015 (UTC)

I am rather upset you immediately jump to the conclusion I am acting in bad faith. I have not made any statements I know to be false. I'm not sure it's possible to have a productive discussion if you operate under this assumption. —ajf (talk) 15:00, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
I didn't assume bad faith. You are not a vandal; hence you are acting in good faith. This is correct both ways.
Only I am very angry today; people are being mean to me. And I am tired that people put in "cross-platform" when the item is "platform independent" or the question of the platform is irrelevant, or simply to fill the field. In this case, the articles are about programming languages; |operating system= and |platform= are for IDE articles only.
Still, even though I am mad and tired, I don't assume bad faith. I am sure it is impossible for a non-vandal to act in bad faith.
Best regards,
Codename Lisa (talk) 15:10, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Ah, okay, I was just reacting to you using the word "lies". I can understand your frustration.
As you may have noticed, Platform independent just redirects to Cross platform, so it's not a great improvement. Still, I've changed both articles to use it. —ajf (talk) 15:13, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
You understand my frustration? How sweet of you. Face-smile.svg It has been a long time since anyone understood my frustration. Best regards, Codename Lisa (talk) 16:44, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

Signature changing[edit]

Could you please see bottom of those pages:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:McGeddon#Changing_signatures
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Courtesy_vanishing#Problems_with_old_signatures_after_vanishing_accounts — Preceding unsigned comment added by 31.223.130.175 (talk) 14:56, 23 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Windows NT 4.0.png[edit]

Hello.

I've been looking at your little dispute with FleetCommand in File:Windows NT 4.0.png. Apparently, you think the version uploaded by Koman90 is what Windows NT 4.0 looks right after installation. Well, I am afraid that is not quite true. The uploader has written this edit summary:

uploaded a new version of "File:Windows NT 4.0.png": Lower resolution, default icons, Service Pack 6a And other major updates

The screenshot has Scheduled Tasks, Connection Wizard and Windows Media Player 6. None of these appear in an out-of-box Windows NT 4 SP6a.

Also, when FleetCommand said "No, it does not! I don't even know where to get IE6! It's 2015 after all!" the "No, it does not!" part is definitely wrong. He may have installed IE6 without knowing. I am 100% sure he himself installed it because the About dialog box reads "This product is licensed to: ... Wikipetan ... Home". It is quite obvious that FC himself installed it. The only people who use "Wikipetan" in the screenshots are FleetCommand, Mabdul and I.

Best regards,
Codename Lisa (talk) 02:49, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

Well, no. I obfuscated the original owner's name before taking the screenshot. It is rather easy. But I uploaded a new version. I installed this new one myself. I was forced to install Q299444i after SP6, otherwise I got a BSOD after pressing PrtScr, or doing pretty much anything else. (Sometimes I didn't even have a working mouse before Q299444i.) Fleet Command (talk) 04:31, 5 November 2015 (UTC)
You're right, of course. I know what NT4 looks like out-of-the-box, I've installed it myself. I had reverted the change because that one at least looks closer to an OOTB install. The new image is much better, though, although I'm still wondering about the high-colour Plus! icons (see talk page). —ajf (talk) 19:09, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

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November 2015[edit]

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Merger of Additional Member System and Mixed-member proportional representation[edit]

Hello Ajfweb,

On both the Talk:Additional Member System and Talk:Mixed-member proportional representation proposed mergers have been discussed at great detail. On the AMS talk page, this is in: 4. Moving this article?, 8. Proposed Merger, 10. Proposed Move, and 11. AMS vs MMP. On the MMP talk page it is discussed in 4. Proposed Merger, 15 AMS vs MMP, and 19. Merge proposal with Additional Member System. Parallel voting and Mixed Member Majoritarian share a single WP page. Likewise, Instant-runoff voting (IRV), alternative vote (AV), transferable vote, ranked choice voting, and preferential voting share a WP page. There is no need to have separate articles for voting systems which differ in name only depending on location. For instance, in the UK, MMP is referred to as AMS. "Additional Member System (AMS) can also be known as Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)" [1]Ontario Teacher BFA BEd (talk) 19:46, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Regardless of whether or not they should be separate pages, you didn't point to a single specific merger discussion, you amalgamated a bunch of them, including ones from several years ago. You even credited me with agreeing, despite the fact I've objected to a merger more than once. If we're going to do a merger, we should have a proper, public discussion with the usual templates on both pages. —ajf (talk) 19:48, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Hello Ajfweb,

You seem to be under the impression that AMS and MMP are not synonyms. In reality, AMS is the UK term for MMP. "Mixed-member proportional representation goes by a variety of other names, including "the additional member system," "compensatory PR," the "two vote system," and "the German system." [2] "Additional Member System (AMS) can also be known as Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)."[3] "The Additional Member System (AMS, or Mixed-Member Proportional (MMP) as it is known in much of the world) has been used since 1999 in elections for the devolved Scottish Parliament and National Assembly for Wales."[4] Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) System: This is a kind of Mixed Electoral system that tends to combine features of the majoritarian(ie First Past The Post, Two round systems) and the Proportional Representation systems. It is also referred to as Additional Member System (AMS) or Top Up System. [3] Please undo your reversion on the Additional Member System article. This reversion includes 3 paragraphs of unsourced dubious content that I have disproved through four sources. Ontario Teacher BFA BEd (talk) 19:47, 31 January 2016 (UTC)

This is not a contention unique to me and is part of an ongoing discussion, and throwing the same list of sources at everyone who disagrees with you is not going to change anything. Please continue existing talk page discussions. —ajf (talk) 19:50, 31 January 2016 (UTC)
Hello Ajfweb,
I have provided many sources which prove that AMS and MMP are the same thing. AMS is simply the term used for MMP in the United Kingdom. Please take the time to read through these sources in detail. I have quoted the sources. They are not misrepresented. What scholarly sources did you read that claim AMS and MMP are not the same thing?
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Hello Ajfweb,
I'm not sure why you believe that AMS is not another name (used in the United Kingdom) for MMP. Here are two new reliable sources which prove that MMP is known as AMS in the UK.
On New Zealand's government website, it states: " What are other names for Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)? In the United Kingdom, MMP is sometimes known as AMS (which stands for Additional Member System)." [5]
A prominent British newspaper also states: "AMS is a hybrid voting system, part First Past The Post and part closed party list, the party list element added on to make the result more proportional. Outside the UK it is more commonly referred to as Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)." [6]
Please read these sources in full and answer the following two questions:
Are these reliable sources?
Are the sources misrepresented?
If the answers to these questions are: The sources are reliable and properly represented, you must stop reverting immediately. Ontario Teacher BFA BEd (talk) 12:30, 25 March 2016 (UTC)
Hello Ajfweb,
You are at risk of Edit Warring. Please follow "The three-revert rule". More importantly, please respond to the sources and discuss the sources on the talk page. Do you believe they are reliable? Do you believe they have been misrepresented? Ontario Teacher BFA BEd (talk) 13:15, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

Usage of Mixed-Member Proportional (List of nations)[edit]

Hello Ajfweb,

You have recently removed several nations from a list of countries which currently use/have used/or proposed to have used MMP. These nations have sources which list them as MMP. I'm not sure why you remove these nations. Please explain on the talk page specifically which nation/region you believe should be removed, and why you feel the sources have been misrepresented, and we can remove it.

For instance, if the article was about Canadian provinces (not including territories), and it listed: B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, P.I.E., Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland & Labrador, and New York; you could point out that New York should not be on the list, and we could remove it. Removing all but 3 provinces would be a very questionable edit and might be considered vandalism.Ontario Teacher BFA BEd (talk) 03:47, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

Revert[edit]

See here Can you explain this? Per WP:SORTKEY: "Use a space as the sort key for a key article for the category." Why would you do this? Please use {{Ping}} if you respond here. —Justin (koavf)TCM 14:17, 28 January 2016 (UTC)

@Koavf: Sorry about that. It looked like a strange edit and there was no justification in the edit message. I wasn't aware of the conventions here. —ajf (talk) 14:47, 28 January 2016 (UTC)
Good deal Thanks for your swift response. Have a nice day. —Justin (koavf)TCM 14:48, 28 January 2016 (UTC)

Tables on "Qt (software)"[edit]

Hi, Your edits on Qt (software) removes improvements on the tables of the page. Could you pleas merge your spelling corrections with the improvements on the tables? Thanks. --Qtguy00 (talk) 18:21, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

Hi, sorry about that, I didn't see the other edits you made. Done. —ajf (talk) 18:34, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

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Gang Garrison[edit]

Hi Afjweb,

I'm on my phone right now, so I hope this works: Gang Garrison is a video game, right? That's why I changed the infobox from {{Infobox software}} to {{Infobox video game}}. Kind regards, soetermans. ↑↑↓↓←→←→ B A TALK 19:41, 14 May 2016 (UTC) soetermans. ↑↑↓↓←→←→ B A TALK 19:41, 14 May 2016 (UTC)

Hi, sure, it is a video game. But there's fields on Infobox software that Infobox video game doesn't have. —ajf (talk) 21:16, 14 May 2016 (UTC)
So what are the benefits of using the software infobox? soetermans. ↑↑↓↓←→←→ B A TALK 23:03, 14 May 2016 (UTC)
That it has fields that the video game infobox lacks. The current version and licensing model, for example. —ajf (talk) 13:02, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
The version field has long been removed from the video game infobox, as it doesn't provide the reader with any substantial information. I don't see why the licensing for Gang Garrison is important enough to have it in the infobox either. It can't be mentioned in prose? I mean, there's a reason why the video game infobox is different from the software infobox after all. soetermans. ↑↑↓↓←→←→ B A TALK 13:09, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
Fair point, it could go in the text, I suppose. I guess I like having the version because it reflects that the game is continuously updated. —ajf (talk) 13:11, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

Macbook (Retina)[edit]

Hi,

Despite saying that its "PCIe 3.0 x2", the source seem to be unsure of this data. From the source "...new drive is most likely PCIe 3.0, but we're not sure if it is still x4, or if something else has changed. We are asking about this!" So, I am uncertain whether the source is reliable at all.

Guysayshi (talk) 14:39, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

I noticed that also. If we don't find a better source, maybe we should remove that detail entirely? —ajf (talk) 14:49, 15 May 2016 (UTC)