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Color Graphics Adapter copyedit
Color Graphics Adapter
Hi Trixter. Re: your comments on my talk page.
I didn't mean to change the emphasis of the article, only to make the wording less awkward. It seems you're referring to this change. Previous version:
- CGA was commonly considered to be able to display a maximum of 4 colors at a resolution of 320×200.
- The best known mode, used for most CGA games, displayed 4-color graphics at a resolution of 320×200.
So I've changed it from "commonly considered to be" to "best known", which I think is a de-emphasis, if anything.
As for a reference, MobyGames lists only 17 games that used "Tweaked" CGA , as opposed to 882 that use CGA . Although it doesn't distinguish between "320x200 in 4 colors" and "640x200 in 2 colors" modes for CGA, I don't think you'd find many in the 2 color category. As for apps, I don't know where to start looking for a comparison, but I did emphasise games.
Still, feel free to change "most" to "many" or whatever. And note that it's only an introductory paragraph and the modes are all detailed in the article anyway.
—Pengo 00:27, 16 February 2006 (UTC)
Sorry, just re-read your comments. I did not change the 2nd paragraph at all regarding the popularity of CGA.
I may have broken the paragraph in two. Please feel free to do what you please to it.
Here's all my changes:
PS I'm from Australia, not NZ, and CGA was popular here too.
—Pengo 00:32, 16 February 2006 (UTC)
Hi Trixter! I see from the Moby Games TfD that you and Brian Hirt started Moby Games back in 1999. From your contribution history it looks like you add external links to Moby Games on articles quite frequently. Please read over the conflict of interest guidelines for Wikipedia - adding external links to a website you are affiliated with is inherently not neutral. I think your other contributions are quite valuable; it's just the link additions that are objectionable. If you'd like to propose the addition of the links, please use the associated article's talk page to do so.
- Hi Joe, while I did create MobyGames, I don't think my edit history shows that I add MobyGames links frequently -- in fact, I think I only did so early this year and haven't done so before or since. My edit history shows that I've made many more contributions in other areas, such as authoring over half of the Color Graphics Adapter article and other things related to PCs such as Sound Blaster and Sound card.
- If the links I personally added are considered against the rules, I have no objection whatsoever to them being removed. I would be disappointed if *all* links to MobyGames were removed, however, since I think Wikipedia and MobyGames complement each other well. In any case, I haven't added links since the beginning of the year, and only on that one day, and I don't plan to do so again ;-) --Trixter 15:12, 12 June 2007 (UTC)
- I'm curious too - the screenshots you provide for Moby Games entries. Are they copyrighted? If so do you have permission to distribute the works? JoeSmack Talk 15:05, 11 June 2007 (UTC)
- MobyGames own the copyright for all images on the MobyGames website. Permission must be obtained from MobyGames before they can be used. --Trixter 20:33, 13 June 2007 (UTC)
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