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Again, welcome! John Vandenberg 00:54, 3 December 2007 (UTC)


Hi Mkoyle, the page User:Xenophon (bot)/Tasks/Headers/New/2 is rather old, as Xenophon is inactive these days. Please see User:TalBot/Missing headers for a more recent list of pages without a header, or read the header usage checks task description for more information. The current list is from August 2007, but the task does not require many resources and I can update it for you if and whenever you like.--GrafZahl (talk) 09:05, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

Lydia SigourneyEdit

Hi, im not sure what you are doing with Author:Lydia Sigourney. Are there two Lydia Sigourney? If so, we need to create two pages; do they have different initials ? John Vandenberg (chat) 06:48, 24 February 2008 (UTC)

I asked because of this, where you replaced the American] with another entry; now that I look at it a bit more closely I see that it was an accidental error, as Author:Edward Young is the page you were intending to create. John Vandenberg (chat) 04:28, 26 February 2008 (UTC)
No drama - accidents happen. John Vandenberg (chat) 04:44, 26 February 2008 (UTC)

Collaboration projectEdit

This weeks collaboration project is G. W. Bush. It would be great if you can find some time this week to identify and/or transcribe one important work by, or involving, this very prominent person who is relevant to us all. John Vandenberg (chat) 03:15, 7 March 2008 (UTC)


I'm moving Wikisource:Christian Authors by Era, just so you know - so that we have a separate index for each Era. Otherwise it's just a long listing of all Christian authors :) Sherurcij Collaboration of the Week: Author:Karl Marx 04:23, 1 April 2008 (UTC)

The Swiss Family RobinsonEdit

If you like to set up transcription projects, there were two editions identified here: Wikisource:Scriptorium#Versions_without_end; I set up one, but this djvu is another, also available from Project Gutenberg. This edition differs significantly, catering to a very different reader. John Vandenberg (chat) 09:48, 25 July 2008 (UTC)



If you want to run a bot, what would be useful is to have a bot which can copy texts from Gutenberg as User:Polbot. Regards, Yann 09:53, 25 July 2008 (UTC)

Swiss Family RobinsonEdit

I'm sorry about the confusion. As I was looking around the Index pages I noticed that they didn't have any markers to tell about the blank pages and such so I thought that they weren't supposed to be there. Since then I have noticed that some of the projects do that as I was flipping through them. I like your changes. It looks better than before since the links are shorter. I'm sorry for the mistake. --Xxagile (talk) 15:10, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

Swiss Rob - requested pages restored -- billinghurst (talk) 22:31, 18 March 2009 (UTC)

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Able to transclude pagesEdit

Nice work happening, though we can make it even easier for you, and with less duplication. Once you have proofread a page, you can directly transclude (inhale) the text from the Page: namespace into the main namespace. Have a look at H:Side and its examples. More than willing to offer some assistance if required. :-) -- billinghurst (talk) 03:13, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

Dame EuropaEdit

Oh, I'm so glad this is getting the attention it deserves! I'll try and proofread some of the text portions to help speed it along; I'd forgotten all about it. It really is a cute and classic book, thanks for your help. Per the illustrations, the black/white seems the better choice I agree - and personally I'm not too worried about the over-contrast - though as the one interested in the pictures of Nast, you're probably a better judge than I. Sherurcij Collaboration of the Week: Author:Carl Jung. 05:13, 20 April 2009 (UTC)

Wow, not a small piece of work - but I finished all the text proofreading. I'd appreciate if you'd help "Validate" each page, as you add illustrations, so we can move it towards Featured status :) Sherurcij Collaboration of the Week: Author:Carl Jung. 06:12, 21 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the help today, want to get the whole thing validated? I think it's a hilarious glimpse into history :) Sherurcij Collaboration of the Week: Author:Galileo Galilei. 03:20, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

Note about |author field in {{header}}Edit

Gday. I have had my janitor hat on this week, and noticed that you are creating wikilinks for the | author = in the {{header}} template. There is no need to do it as the field already creates wikilinks. Thx. -- billinghurst (talk) 02:42, 3 October 2009 (UTC)

Index:From the Garden of Hellas.djvu text layerEdit

Gday. I purged the file at Commons, and the text layer is now present for this work and able to be edited directly within the Page: namespace. billinghurst sDrewth 14:54, 22 January 2010 (UTC)

Help with DjVuEdit

I noticed the note at Help:Side by side image view for proofreading that said you can help with removing pages from DjVu files. Can you please remove the first four pages and the last page of each of these djvu files: [1] and [2]. Thanks for the help. You can email them to yarnalgo gmail.com. --Yarnalgo (talk) 05:22, 31 May 2010 (UTC)