User talk:SiBr4

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A barnstar for you[edit]

Design Barnstar Hires.png The Graphic Designer's Barnstar
For the creation of File:Parity clocks - P-conservation.svg and File:Parity clocks - P-violation.svg, which will illustrate our articles for years to come. Headbomb {talk / contribs / physics / books} 21:12, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
Keep up the good work! :-) --Nadia (Kutsuit) (talk) 21:39, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

A beer for you![edit]

Export hell seidel steiner.png Yo, thanks for the timely template magic. If you don't like beer, pretend it's some other thing you like. Anon423 (talk) 00:46, 31 December 2014 (UTC)

I don't. Thanks, though. SiBr4 (talk) 11:51, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
Thank You for SVG! :) Shamil008 (talk) 16:28, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Nepal Flagicon[edit]

Hi SiBr4,
please fix again the height of the Nepal flag in "Template:Country data Nepal" to 23x18px, as you see here:

thanks, Maiō T. (talk) 00:00, 13 March 2015 (UTC)

The sandbox version has a seemingly better size when compared with Switzerland/Vatican, but looks too small next to the 3:2 flags to me. To still make it somewhat smaller, how about an intermediate 20px?
18px (sandbox) 20px 22px (current)
SiBr4 (talk) 20:23, 13 March 2015 (UTC)
Okay, I agree with 20 px. Maiō T. (talk) 21:00, 13 March 2015 (UTC)


Hi! You helped me here. Actually, isn't working. For redirects to disambigs is used the style for redirects (in other words, redirects to disambigs are in green). Could you help fix that? --Edgars2007 (talk/contribs) 19:39, 6 April 2015 (UTC)

Looking at the HTML source for some pages on lvWP, it appears links to redirects have the mw-redirect class and links to dabs have the mw-disambig class as expected, but links to redirects to dabs have only mw-redirect. Apparently the software only adds the mw-disambig class to direct links to dabs, not to redirects to them (unless the redirect is itself marked with __DISAMBIG__). For me links to redirects to dabs are correctly styled, because Anomie's script adds the disambiguation class as well as redirect to such links, and I've set my CSS to add styling for those classes as well. SiBr4 (talk) 20:36, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
Ok, thanks for clarifying things. Maybe I could go to Phabricator and request that adding? Or it would be useless? --Edgars2007 (talk/contribs) 20:44, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
I can't say I know much about the successfulness of Phabricator reports, though of course you could try. SiBr4 (talk) 21:05, 6 April 2015 (UTC)

Mughal Flag removal/replacement[edit]

Following up on this template deletion discussion: given your familiarity with AWB, can you help search and replace/remove {{flag|Mughal Empire}} and {{flagicon|Mughal Empire}}? Thanks Abecedare (talk) 21:30, 9 May 2015 (UTC)

The closer Plastikspork has already started doing it, apparently manually. If Plastikspork agrees I can take it over with AWB. SiBr4 (talk) 21:53, 9 May 2015 (UTC)
All transclusions are now replaced. SiBr4 (talk) 22:09, 9 May 2015 (UTC)
Believe Plastikspork has finished with the substitution, although that didn't have the intended effect of removing the problematic image from article space. So the basic task, which still remains, is to remove File:Flag_of_the_Mughal_Empire_(triangular).svg from en.wikipedia article space, whether it has been included directly or through {{flag}} or {{flagicon}} templates. If this task (in whole or in part) is easier done with AWB, I would appreciate your help in doing it. If not I'll gather a posse to do it manually sometime over the nest week. Abecedare (talk) 00:42, 10 May 2015 (UTC)
AFAICT the edit at the Indian Rebellion of 1857 article was the only of Plastikspork's edits that kept the flag image. The other 74 articles that use the file didn't use it through flag templates, and already included the image directly, or include it through other templates. SiBr4 (talk) 10:03, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

SVG request[edit]

Valiant Frontier logo.svg

Can you help me change File:Vf-logo.png to SVG ? ". Thank you so much.--DannyChan (talk) 09:38, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Done. In this case it helps a lot that there is already a useful SVG to base the logo on. (Please use the Graphics Lab for image requests, though; other graphists also willing to help are far more likely to watch that page than my talk page.) SiBr4 (talk) 16:54, 23 May 2015 (UTC)


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Flag of Zambia[edit]

Hi, I saw you moved the federation flag back to historical flags. While I don't dispute that it is a historical flag (I even added the vexillological icon identifying it as such). I am not sure it belongs in the section that infers its a historical national flag of Zambia. It is a related flag and one no longer in use but it was never the Zambian national flag (or the national flag of a predecessor). Anyway, thats my thought process, I'd be interested to hear your thoughts. Thanks Paul  Bradbury 18:32, 12 July 2015 (UTC)

The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland article implies Nyasaland and the Rhodesias formed a single national entity together, which would technically mean the flag of the federation was the "national flag" of Northern Rhodesia during the existence of the federation, and its own flag a subnational one. I've added a note to clarify that the federation was a larger entity that included Northern Rhodesia, and also expanded the lead to explain what Northern Rhodesia was in the first place. SiBr4 (talk) 19:06, 12 July 2015 (UTC)
That makes sense. I am working on trying to take this from a stub to maybe a GA thanks for the help fixing my awful grammar today as well. Paul  Bradbury 17:05, 13 July 2015 (UTC)