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Again, welcome! Beeswaxcandle (talk) 06:26, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

150,000th Validated PageEdit

You have just made the 150,000th page validation here on the English Wikisource with your edit to Page:Hector Macpherson - Herschel (1919).djvu/26‎. Unfortunately, there's no prize other than the thanks of the Community. Well done, Beeswaxcandle (talk) 19:48, 31 January 2014 (UTC)

Short history of astronomyEdit

I'll see about adding some of the missing images from the first chapters later today. --EncycloPetey (talk) 20:54, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

thanks!Mike s (talk) 20:59, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

The first 12 figures are now uploaded, and of those the first six have been set into the text. You can probably figure out how to put in the next six by copying and pasting syntax that I've used. --EncycloPetey (talk) 22:50, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

A Short History of astronomy(1898).djvuEdit

Could you possibly come to this topic and proofread some of the last unproofed pages while I work on the validations of your project? November is a big project on Wikisource. —Maury (talk) 05:09, 9 November 2014 (UTC)

I will try to speedup my proofreading of A Short History of astronomy however I am inherently a slow proofer. Mike s (talk) 23:00, 12 November 2014 (UTC)


Index:A short history of astronomy(1898).djvu Proof some more? All are proofed and validated thus far. —Maury (talk) 06:22, 13 December 2014 (UTC)


A short history of astronomy(1898) Almost Done! —Maury (talk) 09:37, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

Mike S, you have added more anchors than the entire United States, England, and France own.

  —Maury (talk) 20:16, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

and only halfway done Mike s (talk) 22:19, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
halfway done!? I am thinking that you have "floating images" and you must be using something like rocks for "anchors". Stay Kool Dude,   —Maury (talk) 22:30, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

New Proposal Notification - Replacement of common main-space header templateEdit

Announcing the listing of a new formal proposal recently added to the Scriptorium community-discussion page, Proposals section, titled:

Switch header template foundation from table-based to division-based

The proposal entails the replacement of the current Header template familiar to most with a structurally redesigned new Header template. Replacement is a needed first step in series of steps needed to properly address the long time deficiencies behind several issues as well as enhance our mobile device presence.

There should be no significant operational or visual differences between the existing and proposed Header templates under normal usage (i.e. Desktop view). The change is entirely structural -- moving away from the existing HTML all Table make-up to an all Div[ision] based one.

Please examine the testcases where the current template is compared to the proposed replacement. Don't forget to also check Mobile Mode from the testcases page -- which is where the differences between current header template & proposed header template will be hard to miss.

For those who are concerned over the possible impact replacement might have on specific works, you can test the replacement on your own by entering edit mode, substituting the header tag {{header with {{header/sandbox and then previewing the work with the change in place. Saving the page with the change in place should not be needed but if you opt to save the page instead of just previewing it, please remember to revert the change soon after your done inspecting the results.

Your questions or comments are welcomed. At the same time I personally urge participants to support this proposed change. -- George Orwell III (talk) 02:04, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

The Evolution of WorldsEdit

It's really exciting to see this work completed here and now fully available. Thanks! --EncycloPetey (talk) 23:31, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

Index:Prehistoric Britain.djvuEdit

I'd been doing some OCR cleanup from the rear of this. Please let me know if you object. Not marking it as proofread as you were doing an admirable job of it. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 14:02, 30 July 2016 (UTC)

No problem, thanks for the help. Mike s (talk) 15:59, 30 July 2016 (UTC)
Mike s, is it okay if I do some on your project. I would look at validating and perhaps b/w image work. —Maury (talk) 19:16, 12 August 2016 (UTC)
Go for it, any help is appreciated. Mike s (talk) 00:11, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

/*Index:Rude Stone Monuments.djvu*/Edit

Mike s, do you plan on more proofreading on this work? I have been validating it so far. Index:Rude Stone Monuments.djvu I am interested in the topic and mostly I would like to consider some of the image work if you don’t mind. I would use it as a break of what my present project is on 9 volumes of illustrated England which gets a little tiresome as a subject after volume five of nine but I’ll still be there too. —Maury (talk) 06:18, 13 February 2017 (UTC)

I will try to proofread more pages of Rude Stone Monuments and any help with images would be great. Mike s (talk) 18:59, 18 February 2017 (UTC)
If you have uploaded any images yet please let me know on my talk page or "ping" me. Thanks, —Maury (talk) 00:19, 19 February 2017 (UTC)
Okay, I needed to know. Some people will upload many, or all images, and then insert them, or have others insert them.—Maury (talk) 05:59, 19 February 2017 (UTC)

PSM wiki links to Authors and WikipediaEdit

Thanks for the multitude of contributions to the Popular Science Monthly. I noticed that you are doing wiki links to the Authors and Wikipedia pages, but I think that linking unknown words to Wiktionary is far more beneficial to readers. Both Firefox and Chrome have extensions that look up words in Wiktionary, an example of which you can see ON THIS PAGE. The link syntax is [[wikt:Wiktionary|Wiktionary]]. — Ineuw talk 09:42, 17 November 2017 (UTC)

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