Index talk:A history of Japanese colour-prints by Woldemar von Seidlitz.djvu

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It is often the case that plates are borrowed from copies of library's books, when that happens I borrow one from another copy at IA or elswhere. The pagination is currently correct, and I see no value in 'repairing' a file to include something missing in the scan. Reply this time? Cygnis insignis (talk) 15:05, 5 November 2021 (UTC)

  • Cygnis insignis: Seeing as how the missing page is quite far into the book, I don’t see any problem with proofreading the book up to that point. Because I would like to see this work fully proofread, I will request the missing page via ILL. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 15:08, 5 November 2021 (UTC)
    @TE(æ)A,ea. are you proposing to take the time to proofread the text and tidy then upload the images? Cygnis insignis (talk) 15:45, 5 November 2021 (UTC)
    • Cygnis insignis: I wouldn’t mind proofreading the text, although my comment was of a general nature; however, I cannot upload images. (I don’t know how to extract color images well.) Would you mind working on the images up to that point? TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 16:27, 5 November 2021 (UTC)
  • @TE(æ)A,ea.: I see now that you were involved in getting Japanese Wood Engravings here, so happy to hand this over to you. Cygnis insignis (talk) 03:39, 6 November 2021 (UTC)

Treat side by side columns of ruby text as sidenotes or margin notes?Edit

Some pages like 119 and 134 have pieces of text set apart from the main flow of text that aren't footnotes. Should we treat them as sidenotes, margin notes or some other kind of text?

In each example, one column of text is given in Chinese characters and the other column is those characters' pronunciation spelled out in the Roman alphabet. So using some sort of ruby template would be appropriate, but English Wikisource's ruby template at the moment only expects ruby text above and not to the side of the base text. I'm not sure that even Japanese Wikisource's ruby template can handle horizontal ruby text placed to the side.

I've provisionally marked up the text on page 134 using English Wikisource's ruby template just to get the ball rolling. Lovelano (talk) 17:03, 13 February 2022 (UTC)

I set up sidenotes on this page, and several more: 127, 128, 131. They seem to work great (see also whole chapter). Matma Rex (talk) 01:08, 16 February 2022 (UTC)