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Improve referencesEdit

Tedickey 16:13, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

Claims not supported by referencesEdit

It was quickly incorporated into Emacs, re-implemented in other operating systems, and became the basis for modern windows oriented file directory displays.

This says three things:

  • While there is a sense that Emacs incorporated ideas from dired, none of the references point out what, or when. (Emacs documentation does not mention the dired program).
  • The reference mentioning Stan Kugell does not provide any information that would indicate that it was for a different operating system. The statement uses a plural; only one example is given (and as noted, it is flawed).
  • Separate from the two examples (Emacs and the other program), there are no examples or references given to support the statement that it "became the basis", etc.

Tedickey 16:13, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

confusing external link?Edit

Maybe the first link should rather point to: ? That's the more general Dired section in the GNU Emacs Manual, while the other one ist just concerned with the special Dired-X package. Confused me for a second...

Plentyonuttin (talk) 11:26, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

unsourced promotional editsEdit

We've been here before. There are no WP:RS supporting a statement like that. Not even on your resume. TEDickey (talk) 20:28, 19 February 2014 (UTC)

no Kugell in sourceEdit

The given source is undated, and does not provide any of the cited metadata (author, publisher, etc). It is (at the moment) only a dump of a help-file, which doesn't provide in itself any useful information for the purpose for which it is used TEDickey (talk) 09:11, 20 February 2014 (UTC)

Reference added for above. Skugell (talk) 13:39, 20 February 2014 (UTC)

The reference doesn't tell me anything useful; it at most implies that "SGK" owned a copy of the file, doesn't make any statement about authorship. If you need advice, try reading the guidelines WP:RS is a place to start. At the moment, you are doing WP:OR and WP:SYNTH, and apparently WP:COI in all of your edits TEDickey (talk) 22:04, 20 February 2014 (UTC)

reference for first?Edit

A primary source cannot be used for promotional statements such as that. TEDickey (talk) 21:00, 26 July 2016 (UTC)

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