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Thank you for your warm welcome. I would have appreciated the cookies more if you sent it with a glass of milk. :) HarrisOaferina 07:25, 22 January 2015 (UTC) Harris


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Thanks! :) Matthewrobertolson (talk) 00:43, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Crissy Moran edit[edit]

In this edit to the Crissy Moran article, you added a name "Presley" but you never mention previously who Presley is. Could you clarify this? Dismas|(talk) 23:35, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

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Theory of Pashtun descent from Rajputs[edit]

That was a redirect, you weren't restoring content. Bellew is mentioned in Pashtun people. Dougweller (talk) 12:17, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

Your BS Kenny Britt Edit Removal[edit]

He's not a ram, that was a rumor. All I changed was marking him as a free agent, which he is. Source: check any football site. any. My edit stands, and I'm going to remake it. Stop spreading misinformation.

GD 66 b[edit]

I see you reverted my conversion of GD 66 b into a redirect. Please note that the object GD 66 b is a non-existent planet, as detailed in the article GD 66, which gives the history of the detection and the reasons why there is no evidence that this system hosts a planet. As such it makes no sense to have an article giving all the information as though this were a real object, it is misleading to readers who might come across it. (Certainly one of the researchers who is involved in this is rather amused that Wikipedia rushed to get an article about this planet up [1]) I'd nominate it for deletion but as an anonymous user this is impossible for me. 77.56.99.23 (talk) 20:38, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

Alan Clark[edit]

Hi Anupam. First, congratulations on your dilligence in making extensive contributions to Wikipedia. Second, Alan Clark's infidelities were common knowledge in the UK during his lifetime, and interviewers sometimes pressed him on this matter. (There is a reference to his relationships with the Harknesses elsewhere in the article, and there are brief references to other such relationships in the diaries.) He never attempted to deny what he did. This aspect of his life is one of the things for which he is best remembered; I think that to make mention of his infidelities - especially after his death - comes well within the realm of what is accepted as fair comment within the North American and UK media.

In the strict legal sense, I don't think it's possible to defame the dead. It would be hard to write a meaningful account of the lives of Edward VII or the first Duke of Wellington without making a passing mention of their mistresses, and I think the same is true of Clark. If you think I've overlooked something please let me know. Kind regards, David H. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2.100.245.61 (talk) 21:32, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

God's Not Dead (film)[edit]

If you want to participate in the inclusion and exclusion of information in the article, I don't believe it's too much to ask that you participate in the discussion going on on the talk page. Your justification of 'improper synthesis' is both false and not conducive to the production of a good article. MjolnirPants Tell me all about it. 04:22, 2 April 2014 (UTC)

You are grossly mischaracterizing what was said in the article in order to argue the point. There was no original research done, there was no synthesis of information, there was simply the presentation of a claim, several sources which support that claim, and several additional sources for good measure. You are reading too much into the edit. Please participate in discussion 'before' blanking sections of the article or making demands upon others to do so. MjolnirPants Tell me all about it. 04:32, 2 April 2014 (UTC)
You are continuing to grossly misrepresent what was claimed in the article, what is contained in the sources, and what wikipedia guidelines are regarding the issue. Read WP:SELFSOURCE, pay attention to the notability and credible expertise of the atheist source cited, please perform a careful re-reading of the claims in question and please try to make a case for original research instead of simply repeating the phrase. I have already responded to you on the article's talk page. MjolnirPants Tell me all about it. 05:03, 2 April 2014 (UTC)

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Talk:God's Not Dead (film) Dispute[edit]

Hello! There is a DR/N request you may have interest in.[edit]

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Inappropriate use of Twinkle[edit]

Hi Anupam, please be more careful when reverting valid edits, as you did here, without an edit summary. This inappropriate revert led to the above-linked WP:ANI complaint, as well as, seemingly, plenty of other stress. Remember, Wikipedia:IPs are human too; and also please try to use edit summaries where necessary. --Demiurge1000 (talk) 13:10, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

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A kitten for you![edit]

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Thanks for your support, but I am actually trying to stay out of editing Christian camps/schools for the foreseeable future.

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Thanks for the Barnstar[edit]

Hi Anupam, Thank you for the barnstar. With best regards! --Ganesh Paudel (talk) 08:32, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the barnstar[edit]

Hey Anupam, thanks for this wikilove dose :) I created the article as some preliminary work for a 10-hour Wikipedia:WikiProject Miró/Global Challenge wikipedia editing party that will take place this Saturday. You'll be most welcome to take part if it sounds appealing to you. Cheers! --ESM (talk) 22:30, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

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Contradiction[edit]

You are contradicting yourself if you subscribe to two denominations at once. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.95.123.216 (talk) 07:56, 8 May 2014 (UTC)

John Taylor and your kind words[edit]

Thank you so much for reviewing John Taylor, and for stopping by my page and leaving such kind words. Clare. (talk) 11:42, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

Atheism[edit]

Hi Anupam. Once upon a time you thanked me for an edit in the article atheism. Currently it seems to me that an editor is trying to bulldoze through the deletion of the entire section dealing with state atheism. You might like to review the talk page. Ozhistory (talk) 12:01, 23 May 2014 (UTC)\

Ah I see that you are already involved. Sorry. Ozhistory (talk) 12:13, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the barnstar[edit]

Thanks for the anti-vandalism barnstar :-) I just wanted to let you know, the amount of vandalism made on South Asian related articles is extremely high. F.e, on the Pakistani people article it seems like a neverending story. It's very tiresome. (probably you know this all already)

LouisAragon (talk) 18:13, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

Another thanks for the barnstar[edit]

Thanks for the barnstar, Anupam. Face-smile.svg Well I see you have enough discussions to start archiving. Should I archive some older discussions for you? Jim Carter (talk) 11:06, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

Patriarch of Smyrna listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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Notability tag on article Mazoni[edit]

Hi Anupam, i saw your notability tag on article i am creating, i want to inform you that i am working on the article and that this article is under major collaborative construction, its about a company that is rebranded and has been merged in january 2014, therefore its major challenge to find second party media links as of now, but i trying to find the good references and working on the article to make it better, i hope this clarifies any misunderstanding, so i request your to please reconsider your notability tag and give me time to bring the article in good light. thank you Salemandar (talk) 14:51, 3 June 2014 (UTC)

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Jane Somerville[edit]

Hi Anupam. To say Jane Somerville does not meet Notability is a real insult. Please refer to the talk page. Picknick99 (talk) 08:37, 5 June 2014 (UTC)

Jane Somerville[edit]

Hi Anupam, please don't worry about it. I was maybe just being a little impatient myself. It's just that I had only just written the page and not yet inserted the references. It's just that I've had a few negative experiences on here and it's made me a bit defensive. To be honest, I welcome constructive criticism. If you have time you could maybe take a quick look at a couple of my others about which I've had some slights disagreements over notability and references. They are Kevin Howarth and Simon Rumley. But only if you want to, please don't feel obliged. Thanks Picknick99 (talk) 18:21, 5 June 2014 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Monuments - Pakistan[edit]

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Hi Anupam!

Wiki Loves Monuments, the world's largest photography competition, will be taking place in Pakistan this September. The competition is all about capturing the cultural monuments and heritage sites of Pakistan and uploading these images on Commons to create an online repository which will be freely available to all.

Start taking photos of the sites enlisted here and upload them in September to be eligible for national and international prizes.

Email: contact@wikilovesmonuments.pk
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Thanks[edit]

cheers for looking at the pages. Picknick99 (talk) 21:25, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

Re: Barnstar/Freedom Planet[edit]

Thank you! I'm not sure how you found the article, though, as it's currently an orphan and video games don't seem to be one of your major areas of interest here. Tezero (talk) 02:45, 9 June 2014 (UTC)

BMJ offering 25 free accounts to Wikipedia medical editors[edit]

Neat news: BMJ is offering 25 free, full-access accounts to their prestigious medical journal through The Wikipedia Library and Wiki Project Med Foundation (like we did with Cochrane). Please sign up this week: Wikipedia:BMJ --Cheers, Ocaasi via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 01:14, 10 June 2014 (UTC)

Citations in articles about competition reality TV shows[edit]

Hi. Regarding these edits: [2], [3], [4], can you offer your opinion in this discussion? It is sorely needed. Thank you. Nightscream (talk) 22:32, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

Justin Bieber[edit]

Refresher on WP:BLP: "We must get the article right. Be very firm about the use of high-quality sources.... Biographies of living persons ("BLP"s) must be written conservatively and with regard for the subject's privacy. Wikipedia is an encyclopedia, not a tabloid: it is not Wikipedia's job to be sensationalist, or to be the primary vehicle for the spread of titillating claims about people's lives..." Please don't add content that relies on rumor and hearsay. --NeilN talk to me 05:06, 19 June 2014 (UTC)

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Iraqi People's Coalition[edit]

Thanks for deleting that. It was my bad - I thought I was just making an infobox template, and then once I realised what I'd done I was unsure how to mark it for speedy deletion. MrPenguin20 (talk) 10:48, 19 June 2014 (UTC)

Page deletion[edit]

Hello

You recently messaged me saying that the page Founder Commodities meets the criteria for speedy deletion. I am sorry if it does and you may delete it if you want :/ — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sweetune (talkcontribs) 07:16, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

Re: Page deletion[edit]

Thanks for the reply. I'll add some more sources and try to make it less advertise-y :D — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sweetune (talkcontribs) 07:26, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

Hindu Kush[edit]

Salaam UserAnupam! Appreciate your concern. Simply, not a very frequent visitor, but enthusiastic about keeping the right thing up. Quick copy and paste from the Persian page of that same article, inadvertently left it that way. Though I took efforts to take the IPA character, surfing all the way to its page, to write the edit summary.

So I did not choose it intentionally. It is corrected though. The ball's in your court.

Cheers!

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New disclosure requirements[edit]

Hi Anupam! Just as a quick heads up, as I assume you wouldn't be aware of this yet and that it may relate to some of your editing, recently the Terms of Use for Wikimedia projects was updated to require paid editors to disclose their clients when making edits for which they expect to receive compensation. You have a couple of options as to how - you can do this through your user page, in the edit summaries, or on the article's talk page - but some form of disclosure is now required. - Bilby (talk) 02:24, 27 June 2014 (UTC)

Dentzz Dental Deletion[edit]

Hey Anupam, I am writing an article about Dentzz Dental Clinics. It is about Dentzz Dental Clinics in India. As far as possible, I have tried to stick to wikipedia's guidelines for writing an article. However, there may be some discrepancies in it. Your help in making it adhere to wikipedia's guidelines will be highly appreciated. Request you to let me know what content in the article makes it promotional in nature so that I can remove it. --Gadhiaharsh (talk) 12:35, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Social Darwinism[edit]

Hi Anupam, I just added a discussion topic about the article Social Darwinism, and I thought you might be interested in expressing your opinion. I'd appreciate it.--Goose friend (talk) 02:07, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Pakistani Cultural Heritage - Edit Drive[edit]

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Thank you![edit]

I just wanted to say thank you for the barnstar. It was very kind and much appreciated, and it's nice to see other people reading the articles I write! The Drover's Wife (talk) 07:31, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

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Thanks[edit]

I appreciate your welcome. HaleAgnes (talk) 05:03, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

I appreciate your welcome. HaleAgnes (talk) 05:04, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

???[edit]

Reads like an advertisement??? Watchmen Drum and Bugle Corps gives the bare-bones facts of a newborn organization. There is no attempt to sell anything, only to convey a bit of knowledge about the last of the currently active junior drum and bugle corps in North America to have an article in the Wikipedia. Yes, there may be issues with the article, but it is only a stub which still contains more accurate information than many new articles... As the organization ages and progresses, more information will be available to be added, and more references will be cited.

I had hardly posted this article and was searching for the appropriate stub tags, when you jumped in and tagged it for multiple offenses to your ideas of what is right and proper for inclusion in Wikipedia. I have now calmed down enough to refrain from throwing epithets in your direction, but come on... WikiProject Drum Corps was once a flourishing activity on Wikipedia, yet when people posted new articles only to have them almost instantly tagged and deleted for "lack of notability" and sundry other causes, several dozen editors became disenchanted departed Wikipedia in disgust. GWFrog (talk) 05:43, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

You, like several other are under the mistaken impression that Drum Corps International and the organizations that compete under its umbrella are one and the same. This is not now nor has never been the case, much as the teams within any athletic conference or sports league are independent from each other. Each drum corps is an independent organization, except for the four that sponsor more than one corps. Yes, I referred to the corps' webpage and to its Facebook page, but also to DCI, a separate entity, negating your argument that I have used only one source. I had fully expected to use an additional, independent source, but the articles I expected to see with mention of the corps have not yet been published and will be referenced as soon as available.GWFrog (talk) 07:27, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Jeffrey Travis[edit]

Thank you for reviewing Jeffrey Travis. As for the tags, I'm knew to wiki and not sure what they mean. Could you let me know how I can fix the page for them to be removed? Thank you Baxter1989 (talk) 07:28, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Dear Anupam, Many thanks for the barnstar. That's very nice of you. See you! -- CaTi0604 (talk) 07:38, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

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    Translation and integration into Polish also comes with its own unique set of challenges. The Polish Wikipedia has long been independent and works very hard to create high quality contentfor Polish audience. Previous translation trouble has lead to use of unique templates with unique formatting, not least among citations. Add to this that the Polish Wikipedia does not allow template redirects and a large body of work is required for each article.
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Nomination of Mechanical Plastics Corp. for deletion[edit]

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Thanks for the honest welcome. I was interested in this because of current political propaganda running in Sri Lanka. But myself is little bit worried though; I need to ask you that is there any vulnerability towards wikipedia editor, by revealing their real identity? If not it's my pleasure to continue editing through valuable sources. Regards--Kalakannija (talk) 20:33, 19 July 2014 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for the moral support about Article Dr. Syed Shahzad Ali Najmi. --Nida Farooqi (talk) 12:36, 21 July 2014 (UTC)

Hello from Peaceful Peaceful[edit]

Sir, What do you think about article Shahzad Ali Najmi will it be delete or will it be include in Wikipedia?--Peaceful Peaceful (talk) 15:47, 21 July 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For your contributions to reach a consensus at LeBron James. —Bagumba (talk) 20:20, 24 July 2014 (UTC)

Please don't remove dispute tags while the dispute is ongoing[edit]

It's extremely bad form to remove tags while a dispute is ongoing. Much worse when there's a conflict of interest as you have. Please restore it and don't remove it until we have resolved the concerns. --Ronz (talk) 00:35, 3 August 2014 (UTC)

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Congratulations![edit]

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You are very good at getting others to appreciate you publicly. ☺ · Salvidrim! ·  04:47, 3 August 2014 (UTC)

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Thank you for the Barnstar[edit]

Very appreciate your encouragement. JohnThorne (talk) 22:59, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

re barnstar[edit]

Thanks:)!!!!!!!:)--Old Time Music Fan (talk) 00:34, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

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Thanks very much for the barnstar, it means a lot :) Mrjohncummings (talk) 16:51, 12 September 2014 (UTC)

Hindustani language edits[edit]

Anupam, can you review the edits made by 76.68.127.10 (talk · contribs) to Hindustani language and related articles? To me they appear to be typical POV pushing, but given your contributions to those pages, you are better positioned to judge and see if there is anything in them worth retaining. Thanks. Abecedare (talk) 23:12, 12 September 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the confirmation and the source, Anupam. Hopefully the IP will stop edit-warring, or discuss, before they need to be blocked or the pages protected. Cheers. Abecedare (talk) 17:10, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

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First time with wiki and I'm not sure what I'm doing. Working on the entry for Test Group (The Movie). Can I keep working on the article without fear of deletion? Thanks for doing your part in keeping this place in check.Krowface (talk) 18:56, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

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Richard Elmore notability[edit]

Hi Anupam, on Richard Elmore's notability, I had already left a preemptive message on the talk page about meeting PROF5. If this is satisfactory, please revert your notability cleanup tag. czar  03:33, 26 October 2014 (UTC)

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Thank you for the barnstar...[edit]

also these articles aren't orphans, they are linked by a template included in hundreds of articles - just not updated immediately. Cheers...Carlossuarez46 (talk) 19:27, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

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Tumhari haqeeqat[edit]

Tum aik harami hindu khanzeer ho behnchod mein nassli kashmiri Butt hoon, mujhey apni nassal ka tujh jaise neech zaat harami hindu sey ziada pata hai, tum behnchod kutti nassal ke dalle insaan ho

Reliable sources[edit]

I make bold to submit something to your attention with no intention to start a discussion about it. If you disagree and even post a reply, I may think it best not to dispute what you say, and simply to accept the fact of your disagreement. You have every right to continue to defend the statements you are insisting on inserting in the Christmastide article. I will correct them only gradually, to enable you to do so. But I ask you here quietly to just consider for yourself the reliability of one sample of the books on which you base statements you are insisting on having in Wikipedia.

A lunar calendar of the kind used by the ancient Greeks, like that still used by Jews, normally has 12 lunar months, but adds every few years an intercalary lunar month, making that year a 13-month year. In such a calendar it is nonsense to speak of a particular date as that fixed for the solstice: only after 19 years will the solstice return to approximately the same day of the same lunar month. Yet in the long quotation that you give, that book states: This arrangement became an administrative problem for the Roman Empire as it tried to coordinate the solar Julian calendar with the lunar calendars of its provinces in the east. While the Romans could roughly match the months in the two systems, the four cardinal points of the solar year--the two equinoxes and solstices--still fell on different dates. Even ignoring the Roman solar calendar, they fell in any lunar calendar on a different date each year from the year before, and the year after, and the year after that again! What stable lunar calendar date existed for comparison with that in the Roman solar calendar? It goes on: By the time of the first century, the calendar date of the winter solstice in Egypt and Palestine was eleven to twelve days later than the date in Rome. For one thing, Palestine had a lunar calendar and Egypt a very different solar calendar. An "Egypt and Palestine" date is nonsense. As far back as the time of Herodotus, the Greeks explicitly recognized the much greater accuracy of the Egyptian calendar for indicating the length of the real year. In fact the Greek calendar made only a very rough approximation to the length of the real year and for that reason had to be adjusted by adding a whole month every few years, to bring it a bit closer to the length of the real year. Both Greeks and Egyptians knew how to calculate the date on their respective calendars when the solstice was to occur, just as we can calculate the date on our calendar when the solstice will occur. You do know, of course, that in our calendar the December solstice, for instance, is sometimes on 21 December as in 2014 and sometimes on 22 December as in 2015. (I refer to UTC/GMT, of course. In India, it will already be 22 December even this year at the moment of the solstice.) Since the date of the solstice isn't quite fixed even on our solar calendar, what is this nonsense about a fixed date for it on a lunar calendar, on which it will appear not only on different days of the month but even in different lunar months in successive years? The book goes on: As a result the Incarnation came to be celebrated on different days in different parts of the Empire. The Incarnation, you surely know, is celebrated in March. I presume the writer meant, not the Incarnation, but the Birth of Jesus, which is celebrated in December, close to the date of the December solstice, a practice that began in the West and was only later accepted in the East. The imaginative The Western Church, in its desire to be universal, eventually took them both--one became Christmas, one Epiphany--with a resulting twelve days in between needs no comment except to say it is imaginative. Over time this hiatus became invested with specific Christian meaning. The Church gradually filled these days with saints, some connected to the birth narratives in Gospels (Holy Innocents' Day, December 28, in honor of the infants slaughtered by Herod; St. John the Evangelist, "the Beloved," December 27; St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr, December 26; the Holy Family, December 31; the Virgin Mary, January 1). So, according to this book, what it declares to be a hiatus was filled only in the second half of the 20th century (Feast of the Holy Family, which is celebrated on 31 December only if that day is a Sunday)! And it makes this statement in relation to a Council of Tours held 14 centuries earlier! That council found no 12-day "hiatus" there (as it found no "hiatus" in the whole month of August, even for a single day), except perhaps for 1–3 January, since each day of 25-31 December and 4-6 January was already the feast of a saint, with 1-3 January devoted by earlier decisions (the "Fathers") to be days of penance, and declared by the Council of Tours itself to be days of fasting for monks. Esoglou (talk) 18:11, 21 December 2014 (UTC)

Happy New Year Anupam![edit]

12th Night[edit]

Just wondering if you've read the talk page. Obviously we have to present both views on the date, but Natty disagrees. Dougweller (talk) 19:23, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

Stop edit warring and bullying[edit]

User Anupam, you are welcome to discuss your disruptive editing and disturbance of the RfC results as well as bullying by misuse of your Wiki rights here, Talk:Punjabi_language#Disruptive_editing_and_bullying_by_User:Anupam. Thanks, --Babanwalia (talk) 06:46, 7 January 2015 (UTC)

Re:A barnstar for you![edit]

Thanks. :) Jackninja5 (talk) 06:53, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

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Language-population update project[edit]

Hi. The 18th edition of Ethnologue just came out, and if we divide up our language articles among us, it won't take long to update them. I would appreciate it if you could help out, even if it's just a few articles (5,000 articles is a lot for just me), but I won't be insulted if you delete this request.

A largely complete list of articles to be updated is at Category:Language articles citing Ethnologue 17. The priority articles are in Category:Language articles with old Ethnologue 17 speaker data. These are the 10% that have population figures at least 25 years old.

Probably 90% of the time, Ethnologue has not changed their figures between the 17th and 18th editions, so all we need to do is change "e17" to "e18" in the reference (ref) field of the language info box. That will change the citation for the artcle to the current edition. Please put the data in the proper fields, or the info box will flag it as needing editorial review. The other relevant fields are "speakers" (the number of native speakers in all countries), "date" (the date of the reference or census that Ethnologue uses, not the date of Ethnologue!), and sometimes "speakers2". Our convention has been to enter e.g. "1990 census" when a census is used, as other data can be much older than the publication date. Sometimes a citation elsewhere in the article depends on the e17 entry, in which case you will need to change "name=e17" to "name=e18" in the reference tag (assuming the 18th edition still supports the cited claim).

Remember, we want the *total* number of native speakers, which is often not the first figure given by Ethnologue. Sometimes the data is too incompatible to add together (e.g. a figure from the 1950s for one country, and a figure from 2006 for another), in which case it should be presented that way. That's one use for the "speakers2" field. If you're not sure, just ask, or skip that article.

Data should not be displayed with more than two, or at most three, significant figures. Sometimes it should be rounded off to just one significant figure, e.g. when some of the component data used by Ethnologue has been approximated with one figure (200,000, 3 million, etc.) and the other data has greater precision. For example, a figure of 200,000 for one country and 4,230 for another is really just 200,000 in total, as the 4,230 is within the margin of rounding off in the 200,000. If you want to retain the spurious precision of the number in Ethnologue, you might want to use the {{sigfig}} template. (First parameter in this template is for the data, second is for the number of figures to round it off to.)

Dates will often need to be a range of all the country data in the Ethnologue article. When entering the date range, I often ignore dates from countries that have only a few percent of the population, as often 10% or so of the population isn't even separately listed by Ethnologue and so is undated anyway.

If Ethnologue does not provide a date for the bulk of the population, just enter "no date" in the date field. But if the population figure is undated, and hasn't changed between the 17th & 18th editions of Ethnologue, please leave the ref field set to "e17", and maybe add a comment to keep it so that other editors don't change it. In cases like this, the edition of Ethnologue that the data first appeared in may be our only indication of how old it is. We still cite the 14th edition in a couple dozen articles, so our readers can see that the data is getting old.

The articles in the categories linked above are over 90% of the job. There are probably also articles that do not currently cite Ethnologue, but which we might want to update with the 18th edition. I'll need to generate another category to capture those, probably after most of the Ethnologue 17 citations are taken care of.

Jump in at the WP:LANG talk page if you have any comments or concerns. Thanks for any help you can give!

kwami (talk) 02:46, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

Cool. If you check the talk of the category page I linked to above, we're sorting the articles by population, as so far have done everything over 13,000 (about 2/3). One editor is doing nearly all the work, while I'm spending more time with AIATSIS and ethnic population citations right now. You might want to check whether they're online, or which chunk they're working on, so there aren't any edit conflicts. — kwami (talk) 21:11, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Proposal to move Methodism work group to child project[edit]

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Most unexpected but much appreciated! Best wishes, Eustachiusz (talk) 15:01, 28 March 2015 (UTC)


Thanks for the barnstar[edit]

Thanks! Appreciate the barn star! Magentic Manifestations (talk) 15:16, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

Thank you very much! :D EkoGraf (talk) 20:46, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Thank you so much![edit]

This is the first time in four years that I get a barnstar. Thank you! Much appreciated!--Iberville (talk) 23:41, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

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