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File nominated for deletion on Commons[edit]


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chip vs processor[edit]

I answered in my Talk page. Thanks for reaching out! -- Henriok (talk) 18:12, 30 April 2016 (UTC)

You seems to have misinterpreted my answer. -- Henriok (talk) 10:05, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

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Speedy deletion nomination of File:IPhone 7 Cameras.jpg[edit]

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Google Germany listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]


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File permission problem with File:Pong prototype.jpg[edit]

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Your feedback requested re major changes to Cannabis in the United States[edit]

Please see: Talk:Cannabis_in_the_United_States#Proposing_bold_changes_at_Cannabis_in_the_United_States

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Your edits on Computer mouse[edit]

Before you edit an article, it is good practice to first read the attached citations. This would have verified your claims as wrong. Schily (talk) 11:47, 29 November 2016 (UTC) And BTW: isn't it better to discuss things on the talk page than to edit articles? Schily (talk) 11:57, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

The talk page on an article is for when you want input from others, such as renaming the article. In the computer mouse's case, the 1968 claim of a mouse is merely supported by a picture of the Rollkugel mouse in a magazine, but the only actual mouse hardware is from 1972. It is possible the mouse was made back in '68, but a picture is not proof of a working mouse. You will need to find better a citation (that possibly does not exist) than an IT article showing a magazine picture to verify a claim of the '68 mouse. There is no question of the '72 mouse, since there are four trackballs in the Munich Leibniz Computing museum. --Frmorrison (talk) 17:18, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
A device designed for a military 3D RADAR system was not delivered until 4 years after the product was announced for delivery? That's a real strange guess. I hope you realize that the Engelbart mouse from 1968 was a fretwork while the Telefunken mouse at the same time was made as zinc die casting and the mechanics was using professional optical rotary position encoders. Anyway, the information about the Telefunken mouse was published two months before the Engelbart demo and thus the scientific honor belongs to Rainer Mallebrein and Telefunken Schily (talk) 10:35, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
There is proof a Telefunken computer was delivered in 1968, but the mouse was described in the German magazine as optional. Merely showing a picture and the description of a mouse in a magazine does not count for inventing something, while it is strong evidence it is not proof. --Frmorrison (talk) 16:08, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
Yesterday, I contacted Reiner Mallebrein. He is currently preparing a talk for a 50 years of Mouse even in Stuttgart. He promised to answer my questions next week. Schily (talk) 15:21, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

DS/1RR alert on Donald Trump[edit]

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Greetings Frmorrison! This is a courtesy notice whereby, on potentially contentious politics pages, you should not re-instate an edit that has been reverted by someone else. As it happens, your change of Donald Trump's net worth according to Forbes is unwarranted. You are probably misreading the referenced source, which says that $3.7 billion is a "real time" net worth whereas their 2016 Billionaires value was $4.5 billion, and that is the one we have consensus to keep (see Talk:Donald Trump/Archive 31#Moratorium on constantly updating Forbes' ranking). Probably this will be updated when Forbes publishes its 2017 annual update. According to the WP:DS rules in force, I am prohibited from reverting you a second time, but I would suggest that you change the number back to $4.5 billion as a self-revert, which doesn't count against your daily WP:1RR quota. Kind regards, — JFG talk 23:05, 20 December 2016 (UTC)


Hi, I noticed too late that you undid my edit, so I re-undid it. However, I let it stand in the removed state, both per WP:NOT, as well as WP:EL, as well as the template instructions (even before I upgraded them), twitter accounts are not to be mentioned when the official site is already there. In fact, none of the further social networking sites should be there when the official site is already there (with very limited exceptions, see WP:ELMINOFFICIAL. That disqualifies both these twitter accounts, even if they are official. Note as well, that one of the two twitters is the twitter of Elon Musk, and not of the subject, SpaceX. I hope this explains. --Dirk Beetstra T C 17:54, 21 December 2016 (UTC)

A rare barnstar...[edit]

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Websites in iPad 7th gen references[edit]

Hi, thanks for cleaning up the references in iPad (7th generation). But you wound up removing a bunch of the website= and a publisher= where there was actual information listed. Can you put those back in? Thanks. Infoman99 (talk) 17:02, 23 March 2017 (UTC)