User talk:David Kendall
- 1 Help desk inquiry
- 2 License tagging for Image:JohnRasmus.jpg
- 3 Jack Rasmus article
- 4 Social Credit article
- 5 workers cooperative article
- 6 economic democracy article
- 7 Economic Stability
- 8 North American Union
- 9 Economic democracy
- 10 Disambiguation link notification for March 4
- 11 MfD nomination of User:Social Credit/Sandbox
- 12 Disambiguation link notification for October 4
Help desk inquiry
Hi David, and welcome to Wikipedia.
A merge tag was placed on the Economic Democracy article since 11 June, and was letting other editors know there was an ongoing discussion on the article's discussion page. With no consensus displayed in the discussion, the editor went ahead and added the Economic Democracy article into one section in the David Schweickart article. The editor gave a full one week notice on the article that this was going to occur. The article was not gone, just added to the article to the David Schweickart article. No, Wikipedia articles do not disappear just like that without any notice – just about everything done to any of the articles in Wikipedia can be fixed to the way they were in the past. Nothing stays permanent.
I also recommend reading up on some of Wikipedia's policies and guidelines which can be found at the Wikipedia:Policies and guidelines.
If you do require any help at all in the future, and blank spots you are unsure about Wikipedia, please, do not hesitate to contact me for assistance.will allow you to contact me, in the same way I contacted you with this message if you do require help in the future.
All the best,~ 08:53, 25 June 2007 (UTC)
- Please ignore the striked-out text – it appears I was partially incorrect, after uncovering some further information provided by other editors on the Help desk. My apologies, ~ 08:56, 25 June 2007 (UTC)
- Hi again, David. Anonymity is definitely a preference at Wikipedia. Many users tend to choose a username that they can edit under without people knowing who they are in real life. I, myself chose "Spebi" as it was a nickname a friend had given me, even though it is quite similar to my real life name.
- If you are concerned about your username revealing your real life self to others online, it is possible to change your username from your current username to an online alias, which is entirely up to you, as long as it follows the username policy. This process is called "renaming a user" and "usurping a user" to a different user name. Renaming is renaming your user account (keeping contributions, everything else) to a user account that is currently non-existent. Usurpation is renaming your user account to an already existing account (as long as the target account gives consent).
- See Wikipedia:Changing username and Wikipedia:Changing username/Usurpations for more information and requests for your user account to be changed.
- After reading both my messages, you will probably think that Wikipedia is governed by alot of policies and guidelines, and those who violate will be blocked from editing. It is quite easy to follow the policies and guidelines, and there aren't that many of them. And if you do happen to break a policy or a guideline, Wikipedia will never block you from reading or simply viewing Wikipedia.
- As per usual, if you do require any future assistance, don't hesitate to contact me again, and I will respond. Thanks, ~ 05:39, 27 June 2007 (UTC)
License tagging for Image:JohnRasmus.jpg
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Jack Rasmus article
Hi again David.
The problems with your editing are:
- The image – you need a proper license tag, that says what license the image is licensed under. Who took the photo? Are they the holder of the copyright? If they are, don't bother putting a fair use tag on it, because Wikipedia's image use policy states that an fair-use image that has been uploaded just to show what the person looks like are unsuitable for the project, and that a free image should be located.
- Jack Rasmus, may not be notable enough for an encyclopedia article. Check the guidelines to see if he is.
- The comments at the end of the article do not belong there, and should be removed from the article immediately and added to the talk page. They are unencyclopedic content. Sebi [talk] 06:31, 8 July 2007 (UTC)
Social Credit article
Cheers, Spebi 23:27, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
workers cooperative article
Thanks for your comments on the workers cooperative article. Is the list of cooperative thinkers biased? Yes. Everything we do is biased but there are ways of overcoming it, such as providing examples of other thinkers. Please feel free to add the names of more co-operative thinkers to the list.
economic democracy article
The two sentences on common good finance are not advertising, but worthy information about a notable real world project doing just what Shweickart is talking about. Common good finance is a non-profit entity.
I liked your long-ago brought up idea about creating a separate article from inflation to describe economic stability. It might only need to be a short index of other macroeconomic measures (besides inflation) that are generally considered part of economic stability, and a few words about institutional frameworks, etc. See my comments in the inflation discussion. If you have time to create it, I will help add. Mark Borgschulte (talk) 21:56, 15 July 2008 (UTC)
Hi. When you recently edited Economic democracy, you added links pointing to the disambiguation pages Surplus and Profit (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver). Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.
MfD nomination of User:Social Credit/Sandbox
User:Social Credit/Sandbox, a page you substantially contributed to, has been nominated for deletion. Your opinions on the matter are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/User:Social Credit/Sandbox and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). You are free to edit the content of User:Social Credit/Sandbox during the discussion but should not remove the miscellany for deletion template from the top of the page; such a removal will not end the deletion discussion. Thank you.
I don't think you will have any objection to the above, although we could merge some of the edit history of that page into that of the article Social Credit if that would be worthwhile.
There is also the page User talk:Social Credit/Sandbox. That could be moved to become a subpage of Talk:Social Credit, particularly if we merge the edit history of the article; or deleted if it is no longer of any interest at all.
Please reply at the MfD page Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/User:Social Credit/Sandbox. – Fayenatic London (talk) 07:20, 1 June 2012 (UTC)
- By all means, PLEASE DELETE THE PAGE: User:Social Credit/Sandbox.
- Sorry for the confusion. I thought it had been deleted a long time ago.
- Please DO NOT merge any of the edit history from this page into that of the article Social Credit.
- Thanks for your help and for bringing this to my attention.
Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited Economic democracy, you added links pointing to the disambiguation pages MCC and Basque region (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver). Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.