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- 1 October 2013
- 2 Romanesque secular and domestic architecture
- 3 Glossary of North American railway terms
- 4 WP:INTDABLINK violation
- 5 ArbCom elections are now open!
- 6 Nomination for deletion of Template:Zavidovići municipality
- 7 Manstein
- 8 Good article reassessment: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz
- 9 Ping me
- 10 Award?
- 11 Refs in medical articles
Romanesque secular and domestic architecture
Thank you for putting the pics into galleries.
The galleries work well if the pictures have been chosen to be the same size and shape, as in the two articles on Renaissance architecture. However, I want to draw your attention to a problem when using this format. In most articles about paintings, this is not the case, and the changes to packed galleries doesn't work effectively.
Also, I notice you changed all the section headings and gave them capital letters. This is against the Wikipedia Manual of Style, which is the reason that they were all in sentence case. Would you mind changing them all back please?
- Romanesque articles.
- There are now three of them. I rewrote the main article entirely, and wrote the other two from scratch.
- Galleries. I am still trying to get the hang of how to use that format. I think I've got it now.
- The reason why I reverted was that I prefer borders on the pictures. But then I realised that the packed galleries have other advantages. They are better if you want to print the article in book form.
The reason why the packed galleries generally don't work for paintings is that paintings that you may want to use near each other come in very different shapes. And paintings are usually spaced out on walls, with frames around them. They are intended to be seen like that, and went they are placed in very close proximity, it destroys the composition of the paintings, which is a vital element.
- As for the mysteries of the MOS, don't ask me! I am not going to argue with people about something like Title Case. Even the titles of articles are in sentence case.... I don't know why.
- I am currently fiddly with List of regional characteristics of Romanesque churches. You might want to take a look in an hour or so.
- Happy editing!
- Amandajm (talk) 11:34, 6 November 2013 (UTC)
Hi Carlotm. I would like to introduce you to a bit of Wikipedia policy; MOS:CAPTION mandates that all image captions in sentence-fragment form shall omit sentence-ending punctuation, like periods. Accordingly, I have partially reverted this aspect of your change at Glossary of North American railway terms.
Also, the images in that glossary are small because the associated definitions are small. This helps to make space for future images on the definitions that currently lack them. It also keeps images close to their associated definitions. The same image format can be seen on Glossary of Australian railway terms, Glossary of New Zealand railway terms, Glossary of rail transport terms, and Glossary of United Kingdom railway terms. Please keep in mind that these are glossaries and not articles, so the image formatting differs a little.
Lastly, the existing format on these glossary articles is to wiki link the defined term, if an associated article exists. This is because these definitions are not a substitute for in-depth articles, and the glossaries act as navigation pages, of sorts. Please don't remove those wiki links (as you did for Green Goat). Thanks, and happy editing! – voidxor (talk | contrib) 17:50, 12 February 2015 (UTC)
Please do not make direct links to disambiguation pages, as you did here and here with the links in the "See also" section. These are required to direct through the "Foo (disambiguation)" redirect; doing otherwise causes tremendous disruption to the work of disambiguators. If you have disrupted any other links in this way, please fix them right away. Cheers! bd2412 T 18:21, 16 July 2015 (UTC)
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Nomination for deletion of Template:Zavidovići municipality
Template:Zavidovići municipality has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Rob Sinden (talk) 10:06, 12 May 2016 (UTC)
Thank you for your comment on the Wehrmachtbericht discussion that I started—I had a good laugh! On a more serious note, I agree that Wikipedia is not an indiscriminate collection of primary sourced material. Publishing contemporaneous documents for the reader to parse and interpret is inviting them to do OR, which is not a purpose of an encyclopedia. That's what the archives are for. In any case, thank you again and happy editing! K.e.coffman (talk) 21:29, 7 June 2016 (UTC)
Good article reassessment: Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz
Hi, a community good article reassessment has been started for the article on Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz, a World War II biography—an area in which you edited. The reassessment page can be found here. Interested editors are encouraged to take part and comment on whether they believe the article still meets the GA criteria, or to provide suggestions about how it could be improved so that it can retain its GA status. K.e.coffman (talk) 01:09, 12 June 2016 (UTC)
Say, at times I don't look at my watchlist or even log on to WP for several days at a stretch. If you comment on Heinz Auerswald and I don't respond, please email me. Thanks – S. Rich (talk) 02:01, 19 June 2016 (UTC)
In re this edit in Otto Wöhler, do you happen to have a source? I've posted in Talk:Wehrmachtbericht—Military commendation?, but did not get any comments. If there's a source that provides some commentary on the status of these mentions, that would be very helpful. K.e.coffman (talk) 18:40, 25 June 2016 (UTC)
- K.e.coffman, I must thank you for having excited my interest, and exposed my fallacy. Look here. Cheers. Carlotm (talk) 20:31, 25 June 2016 (UTC)