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Do you use Wikidata in Wikimedia sibling projects? Tell us about your experiences

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Note: Apologies for cross-posting and sending in English.

Hello, the Wikidata for Wikimedia Projects team at Wikimedia Deutschland would like to hear about your experiences using Wikidata in the sibling projects. If you are interested in sharing your opinion and insights, please consider signing up for an interview with us in this Registration form.
Currently, we are only able to conduct interviews in English.

The front page of the form has more details about what the conversation will be like, including how we would compensate you for your time.

For more information, visit our project issue page where you can also share your experiences in written form, without an interview.
We look forward to speaking with you, Danny Benjafield (WMDE) (talk) 08:53, 5 January 2024 (UTC)Reply

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Suggestion to archive 2023 closed simple talk threads

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If there are no further comments to closed simple talk threads in 2023 (such as tech news), I think these sections can be archived, what do others think about this? MathXplore (talk) 07:29, 9 January 2024 (UTC)Reply

I think this can be done without consensus since we're not removing anything, just archiving. Minorax (talk) 06:22, 10 January 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thank you for the feedback, I was just asking because there is one section that I'm not sure if it should be counted as closed (special:PermaLink/516282#Move_requests). MathXplore (talk) 06:33, 10 January 2024 (UTC)Reply
Y Done, closed threads are archived to Wiktionary:Simple talk/Archive 33. MathXplore (talk) 05:25, 11 January 2024 (UTC)Reply

Reusing references: Can we look over your shoulder?

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Apologies for writing in English.

The Technical Wishes team at Wikimedia Deutschland is planning to make reusing references easier. For our research, we are looking for wiki contributors willing to show us how they are interacting with references.

  • The format will be a 1-hour video call, where you would share your screen. More information here.
  • Interviews can be conducted in English, German or Dutch.
  • Compensation is available.
  • Sessions will be held in January and February.
  • Sign up here if you are interested.
  • Please note that we probably won’t be able to have sessions with everyone who is interested. Our UX researcher will try to create a good balance of wiki contributors, e.g. in terms of wiki experience, tech experience, editing preferences, gender, disability and more. If you’re a fit, she will reach out to you to schedule an appointment.

We’re looking forward to seeing you, Thereza Mengs (WMDE)

Tech News: 2024-03

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Vote on the Charter for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee

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You can find this message translated into additional languages on Meta-wiki. Please help translate to your language

Hello all,

I am reaching out to you today to announce that the voting period for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) Charter is now open. Community members may cast their vote and provide comments about the charter via SecurePoll now through 2 February 2024. Those of you who voiced your opinions during the development of the UCoC Enforcement Guidelines will find this process familiar.

The current version of the U4C Charter is on Meta-wiki with translations available.

Read the charter, go vote and share this note with others in your community. I can confidently say the U4C Building Committee looks forward to your participation.

On behalf of the UCoC Project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 18:09, 19 January 2024 (UTC)Reply

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Last days to vote on the Charter for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee

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Hello all,

I am reaching out to you today to remind you that the voting period for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) charter will close on 2 February 2024. Community members may cast their vote and provide comments about the charter via SecurePoll. Those of you who voiced your opinions during the development of the UCoC Enforcement Guidelines will find this process familiar.

The current version of the U4C charter is on Meta-wiki with translations available.

Read the charter, go vote and share this note with others in your community. I can confidently say the U4C Building Committee looks forward to your participation.

On behalf of the UCoC Project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 17:01, 31 January 2024 (UTC)Reply

Tech News: 2024-06

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Announcing the results of the UCoC Coordinating Committee Charter ratification vote

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You can find this message translated into additional languages on Meta-wiki. Please help translate to your language

Dear all,

Thank you everyone for following the progress of the Universal Code of Conduct. I am writing to you today to announce the outcome of the ratification vote on the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee Charter. 1746 contributors voted in this ratification vote with 1249 voters supporting the Charter and 420 voters not. The ratification vote process allowed for voters to provide comments about the Charter.

A report of voting statistics and a summary of voter comments will be published on Meta-wiki in the coming weeks.

Please look forward to hearing about the next steps soon.

On behalf of the UCoC Project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 18:24, 12 February 2024 (UTC)Reply

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Tech News and other MediaWiki and Meta stuff

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While these items are of some interest, I suggest we create a separate page for them because they are literally taking over Simple Talk and they are neither simple nor questions and answers between users, etc., of this wiki, which is what this page is for. --Cromwellt|talk|contribs 02:34, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply

Adding to my own comment, it looks like ENWT has the Grease Pit for technical stuff (including MediaWiki) and maybe the Beer Parlor is where the "can we look over your shoulder" stuff might go? I'm not saying we need those two places or even an equivalent, just looking for inspiration. I think for now a single place for anything that doesn't go here should be enough. Maybe something with "Misc" in the title? Or how about "Other talk"? --Cromwellt|talk|contribs 02:52, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply
I estimate the MediaWiki message delivery is being directed per simplewiki settings. The simplewiki Simple Talk is actively used by the local editors, so Tech News etc. don't take over the place. The situation is clearly different as mentioned above. Having a page like Wiktionary:Newsletters can be an option. MathXplore (talk) 02:53, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply
@MathXplore It's true that simplewiki Simple Talk has more discussions, but it's also getting fewer newsletters. For example, Tech News isn't sent there anymore. Compare Special:Contributions/MediaWiki message delivery with w:simple:Special:Contributions/MediaWiki message delivery. Kk.urban (talk) 04:40, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply
I agree. It's hard to see when there's real discussions, because they're overwhelmed by newsletters. It would be better to have the newsletters go to a newsletters page. I think titles like "Grease Pit" and "Beer Parlor" are too confusing. Kk.urban (talk) 04:34, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply
If there are no further movements here, I will ask an uninvolved admin to see if there is any consensus or conclusion to this suggestion (as well as other ST threads). MathXplore (talk) 03:06, 18 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Discussion closure is requested at WT:AN. MathXplore (talk) 12:43, 21 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
I've edited the target page for the lists at m:Special:Diff/26989446, m:Special:Diff/26989424, m:Special:Diff/26989444. let me know if I missed out anything. Additionally, I think archival of Tech News only is not needed as it is done by a bot, if that section is too old, just remove it entirely. --Min☠︎rax«¦talk¦» 22:18, 21 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Yeah, please move to a seperate page or something. Too clogged. Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 14:33, 30 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Tech News: 2024-09

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Report of the U4C Charter ratification and U4C Call for Candidates now available

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You can find this message translated into additional languages on Meta-wiki. Please help translate to your language

Hello all,

I am writing to you today with two important pieces of information. First, the report of the comments from the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) Charter ratification is now available. Secondly, the call for candidates for the U4C is open now through April 1, 2024.

The Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) is a global group dedicated to providing an equitable and consistent implementation of the UCoC. Community members are invited to submit their applications for the U4C. For more information and the responsibilities of the U4C, please review the U4C Charter.

Per the charter, there are 16 seats on the U4C: eight community-at-large seats and eight regional seats to ensure the U4C represents the diversity of the movement.

Read more and submit your application on Meta-wiki.

On behalf of the UCoC project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 16:26, 5 March 2024 (UTC)Reply

Tech News: 2024-11

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MediaWiki message delivery 23:04, 11 March 2024 (UTC)Reply

Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees 2024 Selection

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Dear all,

This year, the term of 4 (four) Community- and Affiliate-selected Trustees on the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees will come to an end [1]. The Board invites the whole movement to participate in this year’s selection process and vote to fill those seats.

The Elections Committee will oversee this process with support from Foundation staff [2]. The Board Governance Committee created a Board Selection Working Group from Trustees who cannot be candidates in the 2024 community- and affiliate-selected trustee selection process composed of Dariusz Jemielniak, Nataliia Tymkiv, Esra'a Al Shafei, Kathy Collins, and Shani Evenstein Sigalov [3]. The group is tasked with providing Board oversight for the 2024 trustee selection process, and for keeping the Board informed. More details on the roles of the Elections Committee, Board, and staff are here [4].

Here are the key planned dates:

  • May 2024: Call for candidates and call for questions
  • June 2024: Affiliates vote to shortlist 12 candidates (no shortlisting if 15 or less candidates apply) [5]
  • June-August 2024: Campaign period
  • End of August / beginning of September 2024: Two-week community voting period
  • October–November 2024: Background check of selected candidates
  • Board's Meeting in December 2024: New trustees seated

Learn more about the 2024 selection process - including the detailed timeline, the candidacy process, the campaign rules, and the voter eligibility criteria - on this Meta-wiki page, and make your plan.

Election Volunteers

Another way to be involved with the 2024 selection process is to be an Election Volunteer. Election Volunteers are a bridge between the Elections Committee and their respective community. They help ensure their community is represented and mobilize them to vote. Learn more about the program and how to join on this Meta-wiki page.

Best regards,

Dariusz Jemielniak (Governance Committee Chair, Board Selection Working Group)

[1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2021/Results#Elected

[2] https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Committee:Elections_Committee_Charter

[3] https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Minutes:2023-08-15#Governance_Committee

[4] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_committee/Roles

[5] Even though the ideal number is 12 candidates for 4 open seats, the shortlisting process will be triggered if there are more than 15 candidates because the 1-3 candidates that are removed might feel ostracized and it would be a lot of work for affiliates to carry out the shortlisting process to only eliminate 1-3 candidates from the candidate list.

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Your wiki will be in read-only soon

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Vote now to select members of the first U4C

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Dear all,

I am writing to you to let you know the voting period for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) is open now through May 9, 2024. Read the information on the voting page on Meta-wiki to learn more about voting and voter eligibility.

The Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) is a global group dedicated to providing an equitable and consistent implementation of the UCoC. Community members were invited to submit their applications for the U4C. For more information and the responsibilities of the U4C, please review the U4C Charter.

Please share this message with members of your community so they can participate as well.

On behalf of the UCoC project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 20:21, 25 April 2024 (UTC)Reply

Tech News: 2024-18

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MediaWiki message delivery 03:33, 30 April 2024 (UTC)Reply

>3 million views per month

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Congratulations, everyone! April was the first month in which we topped 3 million total page views. For most of the last five years, we've been at around half of that, but there has been a consistent increase in use over the last year and a half. The data shows that most of our users appear to be from The US, India, Philippines, and Singapore.

I've been editing the site for over 18 years (@Cromwellt: predates me). When I started, there were fewer than 1,000 entries and we regularly had to fight off attempts to close the project. Since inception, there have been thousands of editors, but at any given time, there have typically been about from 5 to 15 active editors.

With 3 million views per month, this may be the most impactful project I've ever worked on, at least in terms of the number of people affected. I wanted to thank all of you for helping the project achieve this benchmark. Brett (talk) 11:05, 1 May 2024 (UTC)Reply

Any idea why the increase in views? —Justin (koavf)TCM06:26, 6 May 2024 (UTC)Reply
I'm afraid I don't have any insight into what's driving it. Brett (talk) 14:02, 6 May 2024 (UTC)Reply

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Sign up for the language community meeting on May 31st, 16:00 UTC

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Hello all,

The next language community meeting is scheduled in a few weeks - May 31st at 16:00 UTC. If you're interested, you can sign up on this wiki page.

This is a participant-driven meeting, where we share language-specific updates related to various projects, collectively discuss technical issues related to language wikis, and work together to find possible solutions. For example, in the last meeting, the topics included the machine translation service (MinT) and the languages and models it currently supports, localization efforts from the Kiwix team, and technical challenges with numerical sorting in files used on Bengali Wikisource.

Do you have any ideas for topics to share technical updates related to your project? Any problems that you would like to bring for discussion during the meeting? Do you need interpretation support from English to another language? Please reach out to me at ssethi(__AT__)wikimedia.org and add agenda items to the document here.

We look forward to your participation!


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Feedback invited on Procedure for Sibling Project Lifecycle

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Dear community members,

The Community Affairs Committee (CAC) of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees invites you to give feedback on a draft Procedure for Sibling Project Lifecycle. This draft Procedure outlines proposed steps and requirements for opening and closing Wikimedia Sibling Projects, and aims to ensure any newly approved projects are set up for success. This is separate from the procedures for opening or closing language versions of projects, which is handled by the Language Committee or closing projects policy.

You can find the details on this page, as well as the ways to give your feedback from today until the end of the day on June 23, 2024, anywhere on Earth.

You can also share information about this with the interested project communities you work with or support, and you can also help us translate the procedure into more languages, so people can join the discussions in their own language.

On behalf of the CAC,

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Announcing the first Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee

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Hello,

The scrutineers have finished reviewing the vote results. We are following up with the results of the first Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) election.

We are pleased to announce the following individuals as regional members of the U4C, who will fulfill a two-year term:

  • North America (USA and Canada)
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  • Latin America and Caribbean
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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  • East, South East Asia and Pacific (ESEAP)
  • South Asia

The following individuals are elected to be community-at-large members of the U4C, fulfilling a one-year term:

Thank you again to everyone who participated in this process and much appreciation to the candidates for your leadership and dedication to the Wikimedia movement and community.

Over the next few weeks, the U4C will begin meeting and planning the 2024-25 year in supporting the implementation and review of the UCoC and Enforcement Guidelines. Follow their work on Meta-wiki.

On behalf of the UCoC project team,

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Reporting accounts

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I was wondering how reporting accounts here works in cases like vandal accounts.FusionSub (talk) 10:35, 5 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Unlike simplewiki, we don't have a VIP page, so you can use WT:AN. For serious emergencies, you can also use m:GSR. MathXplore (talk) 13:31, 5 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
OK thank you.-FusionSub (talk) 13:06, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

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The final text of the Wikimedia Movement Charter is now on Meta

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Hi everyone,

The final text of the Wikimedia Movement Charter is now up on Meta in more than 20 languages for your reading.

What is the Wikimedia Movement Charter?

The Wikimedia Movement Charter is a proposed document to define roles and responsibilities for all the members and entities of the Wikimedia movement, including the creation of a new body – the Global Council – for movement governance.

Join the Wikimedia Movement Charter “Launch Party”

Join the “Launch Party” on June 20, 2024 at 14.00-15.00 UTC (your local time). During this call, we will celebrate the release of the final Charter and present the content of the Charter. Join and learn about the Charter before casting your vote.

Movement Charter ratification vote

Voting will commence on SecurePoll on June 25, 2024 at 00:01 UTC and will conclude on July 9, 2024 at 23:59 UTC. You can read more about the voting process, eligibility criteria, and other details on Meta.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment on the Meta talk page or email the MCDC at mcdc@wikimedia.org.

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Templates

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I notice that the part-of-speech templates like verb are not always correct. For example, at posture, the verb template spells the past tense as "postureed". How does one correct this? AP295 (talk) 20:31, 11 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Y Done Please see special:diff/527418. MathXplore (talk) 00:51, 12 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thank you AP295 (talk) 07:26, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Composing "simple" entries

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I've seen many entries like dogmatic, whose definition reads "A dogmatic person is someone who adheres only to unproved principles rather than truths based on evidence." A couple of problems strike the eye: The adjective "dogmatic" is not limited just to individual people. An organization can be dogmatic. Law can be dogmatic. Additionally, I wrote the below paragraph in a discussion with Minorax on my talk page. He was helpful but left this question unanswered.

It doesn't seem like the style guide requires definitions to include the word itself, though it does state that they should be "conversational", so to speak. Even so, it seems rather unnecessary for an entry entitled X to state that "X means ...". If one looks up a word X in some dictionary, the conversational equivalent is a question to the effect of "What does X mean?" Anyone would still understand your spoken reply if you were to define the word itself without first saying "X means ..." or "Something is X if it is ..." or "You are X if you ..." The latter two aren't even grammatical in E-prime, which the style guide seems to recommend.

I don't endeavor to change their entries, as it were, if they don't want me to. Yet at least for the entries I make or work on, I'd like to write definitions without phrases to the effect of "A person is X if". It tends to make them simpler still and it doesn't seem to go against the style guide but I wanted a second opinion first. AP295 (talk) 07:47, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

Where possible, our definitions are explanations: full sentences that use the word. Simply mentioning the word, as in "X means..." is of little value, but using the word in its most usual manner adds subtle clues. This can be the difference between an adjective that is predominantly attributive (where you might write "A [adjective] event is one that...") and one that is predominantly predicative ("An event that is [adjective] is one that..."). Ideally, a word will appear with its most commonly collocations.
Of course, these ideals may not always be achieved, and they can lead to awkward results. In such cases, I would try to improve the explanation, rather than to abandon the ideal. Brett (talk) 11:35, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
How would you fix dogmatic, for instance? If I had to rewrite it (without changing the general meaning), I'd probably state the definition as "Adhering only to unproven principles rather than truths based on evidence". Otherwise the scope is incorrectly constrained, which is misleading. I completely see the value of incorporating cues to help the reader understand, but conflating example and definition is another thing and should probably be avoided. AP295 (talk) 21:10, 13 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Two main strategies, each of which may work better in some situations and worse in others:
  1. Multiple entries, each covering a relevant semantic group. A good example of this is happy, where (1) is people and (2) is situations or events.
  2. A single entry with a list of highly likely agents/topics/subjects. (2) of sugar is an example of this strategy.
In fact, both strategies can be seen in the sugary entry. And I'm not claiming that sugary covers all the bases, just that with these strategies and others, the bases can be covered. Brett (talk) 00:44, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
1. seems to go against the common convention where each distinct entry covers a different word sense. This also wouldn't apply to dogmatic. I suppose 2. is preferable but I strongly question whether or not it makes an article any simpler or clearer. In some cases it's just easier and clearer not to have a definition in the form of a full sentence that uses the word, which is probably why most dictionaries do exactly that. I'll do my best, but I wanted to know whether this was simply a style guideline or a rule so that I don't get in trouble. AP295 (talk) 08:57, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Well, there's wikipedia:Adam Kilgarriff's observation that word-sense disambiguation exists only relative to a purpose or task and wikipedia:John Rupert Firth's dictum that "You shall know a word by the company it keeps". If you think that the distinction between dogmatic applying to people versus other subjects like organizations or laws is important for the purpose of Simple English Wiktionary, then Firth's perspective would suggest treating them as separate senses.
But, Kilgarriff's view prompts us to ask: What is the practical value of distinguishing these senses for our readers? If the core meaning of dogmatic remains the same across these different applications, and if a single, unified definition can be understood clearly in all these contexts, then splitting them into multiple senses may not serve our audience's needs effectively.
As you say, dogmatic could be applied to law, but as an empirical matter, it almost never is. I find only two instances in the COCA, and they both come from the same movie. So, one might argue that dogma really does apply only to people and that any use relative to law is a metaphorical extension.
The key question is whether the proposed distinction genuinely aids comprehension and usage for our readers, or whether it introduces unnecessary complexity. If a concise, carefully worded definition can encompass the essential meaning of dogmatic across its various applications, while still being easy to understand and apply, that may be the most helpful approach.
Ultimately, the guiding principle should be to create definitions that are as clear, simple, and practically useful as possible for our intended audience. Whether that means using a single sense or multiple senses for a given word depends on how well each approach supports that goal in each particular case.
Finally, I don't see good faith editor "getting in trouble", here, so I hope you can set that worry aside. Brett (talk) 10:22, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Also consider your entry intellect. Rarely if ever should an entry need to use the second person, outside of examples. Intellect is a somewhat more general/abstract concept than this definition leads one to believe. AP295 (talk) 09:36, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
"Rarely if ever should an entry need to use the second person" seems like a rather dogmatic assertion :-) Why not? Brett (talk) 10:23, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
You got me. Thanks for your thoughtful answers. "Finally, I don't see good faith editor "getting in trouble" " Well, they threw me off the regular Wiktionary.[141],[142] AP295 (talk) 10:29, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
It's a different culture here, I think. There really aren't many of us, so it's easier to work things out, perhaps? Brett (talk) 11:22, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply
Frankly that's far too charitable toward the cadre over there. It does seem better here though. AP295 (talk) 11:31, 14 June 2024 (UTC)Reply

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Can somebody check this?

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Can somebody check the page I've created in my sandbox and see if it ready for moving to mainspace? Considering I don't have any actual experience with any wiktionary I'd rather have somebody else check it rather than using my probably flawed judgement.-FusionSub (talk) 08:03, 15 July 2024 (UTC)Reply

I moved the page, added a category, fixed the "related words" section, and made the plural form. MathXplore (talk) 10:26, 15 July 2024 (UTC)Reply
Thanks.-FusionSub (talk) 10:27, 15 July 2024 (UTC)Reply
Are Simple Wiktionary definitions required to be written as a sentence? Or is that just a common practice? 2607:F140:6000:802A:61A5:9F91:5713:6924 (talk) 22:10, 16 July 2024 (UTC)Reply
It's the defining style. It should be used whenever practical. Brett (talk) 12:40, 17 July 2024 (UTC)Reply