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Is it too late to fix?
 
Is it too late to fix?
 
(See [http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiNamePluralProblem C2:WikiNamePluralProblem] for details).
 
(See [http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiNamePluralProblem C2:WikiNamePluralProblem] for details).
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:You don't usually refer to categories in the text, so that problem don't really exist. While you're writing about a [[Component]] or [[Component]]s you don't refer to the Category but a seperate Article (that may or may not refer to the Category). "Fixing" that would involve renaming every Category tag. --SebDE
  
 
I just went through [[:Category:AFD]] and deleted all the pages that have never been anything but spam throughout their history.
 
I just went through [[:Category:AFD]] and deleted all the pages that have never been anything but spam throughout their history.
 
Thank you for your help.
 
Thank you for your help.
 
--[[User:DavidCary|DavidCary]] 20:20, 20 July 2007 (PDT)
 
--[[User:DavidCary|DavidCary]] 20:20, 20 July 2007 (PDT)

Revision as of 07:51, 5 August 2007

Dear "85.25.140.211",

Welcome to Open Circuits.

Thank you for categorizing this extremely miscellaneous collection of pages.

Most of the categories you used have good, easy-to-understand names. The "Category:AFD" is a bit vague. Does it mean something like Wikipedia:Articles for deletion ?

Please consider "creating" an account. (It's fine to use a pseudonym. You don't even need to give an email address).

Thank you again. I hope you enjoy posting a little bit of what you know, and improving others postings. I hope you enjoy reading what others have posted.

--DavidCary 21:16, 25 June 2007 (PDT)

Indeed, AFD is for pages which serve no real purpose and could be deleted. Isn't really true for the Talk page, I just didn't noticed the namespace. Unless one or an other spam fighting method is in place it seems quite useless to restore Talk pages, since most have no real content anyways.
Yes yes, I'm considering... But as I can use a static IP for the edits and don't know yet if I'll stick around for long I'll leave it that way for a while. Just because I can :)
--SebDE

Did I mention that I prefer naming pages with "singular" (no "s"), not "plural" (with the "s") names? That makes it easier to refer to those pages. In particular, I wish we had a [[category:component]], rather than a [[category:components]]. Is it too late to fix? (See C2:WikiNamePluralProblem for details).

You don't usually refer to categories in the text, so that problem don't really exist. While you're writing about a Component or Components you don't refer to the Category but a seperate Article (that may or may not refer to the Category). "Fixing" that would involve renaming every Category tag. --SebDE

I just went through Category:AFD and deleted all the pages that have never been anything but spam throughout their history. Thank you for your help. --DavidCary 20:20, 20 July 2007 (PDT)

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