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first edit to my talk page (2003-03-15)Edit

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Orlady (talk) 16:03, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

Saudi soldier death sectionEdit

Hello there, user. Consider that you were taking charge of contributing to the Saudi Arabian protests, if you read the recent news there would be two deaths: a protester and a government soldier. I have place the soldier name as part of the death list, but I can't really tell if that's the right place to put, unless if you really want the death table section to be under protester-ONLY death (meaning no pro-government troops were included). Either way, I will leave those for you to decide where you want to put the soldier's death. Thanks

Myronbeg (talk) 15:00, 4 August 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the note, i'll have a look. BTW, i would recommend that details relevant to an article go on the article's discussion page, and a note on my talk page to let me know is enough. Also, remember WP:OWN. So even if i edit your edits, it doesn't make me the owner... If the KSA authorities ignore the 2000s in Morocco option, sooner or later there'll soon by an avalanche of new editors and i'll become a minority editor. Boud (talk) 18:21, 4 August 2012 (UTC)

Saudi protestsEdit

Hi, user. You will need this:

August 5 http://www.presstv.ir/detail/254508.html

August 6 http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2012/08/06/254715/saudis-hold-antiregime-demo-in-tarout/

August 7 http://www.presstv.ir/detail/254934.html

And recently 13 August http://www.nowlebanon.com/NewsArticleDetails.aspx?ID=427435

This one is hard to use: the Ministry only says that the shooting occurred in a region where political protests take place, and specifically claims there is no link with the political protests. I think the others are now in the timeline. Boud (talk) 23:40, 14 August 2012 (UTC)

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Myronbeg (talk) 13:12, 13 August 2012 (UTC)

Hi, user. There are two events ongoing, but for the one in Awamiyah, do you think it should be under the Saudi protests or it just another outside event? If it should be included then I will include another death toll.

http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/saudis-stage-rare-protest-over-security-detentions-without-trial

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/news/international/Bangladeshi_man_shot_dead_in_Shiite_area_of_Saudi_Arabia.html?cid=33494664

Thanks. Myronbeg (talk) 14:26, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/24/us-saudi-protests-idUSBRE88M0GT20120924 Myronbeg (talk) 05:51, 24 September 2012 (UTC)

http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCABRE88Q05920120927 Myronbeg (talk) 07:57, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

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Saud al-HashimiEdit

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Thursday Qatif demoEdit

http://observers.france24.com/content/20121109-people-will-not-forget-those-killed-saudi-shiites-march-dead-saudi-arabia-qatif-protest Myronbeg (talk) 04:27, 10 November 2012 (UTC)

November battle (dubious) of DamascusEdit

It was agreed already on the talk page of that article that there are no sources to confirm a Battle of Damascus, it was the POV of one editor, Alhanuty. Also, the article was more of a content fork from the Rif Dimashq campaign article. All other editors agreed that the info from the article was better suited to Rif Dimashq campaign article (by a count of 3 to 1). And it was merged. Alhanuty went against consensus and reverted back without even talking. Alhanuty didn't even try to start a new discussion, he simply went against a majority consensus. And I'm once again pointing out that the article, which he created, is totally at this point his own POV because there are no sources to indicate a battle for Damascus or even a siege as he suggested. Also, more than half the content he put in the article is already in the other one. The current rebel offensive that Alhanuty has been pointing out to has not been happening in Damascus itself, but 30 kilometers to the east of the capital in Rif Dimashq province, which the Rif Dimashq campaign article already covers in detail. This includes the airport which itself is not in the capital itself, but 30 kilometers southeast from it, and is already covered in the other article. I have merged the new content that you added to the Rif Dimashq campaign article, thank you for those updates. EkoGraf (talk) 14:43, 3 December 2012 (UTC)

P.S. I clarified those sentences you pointed out to at the Casualties article. Hope they are good now. :) EkoGraf (talk) 14:49, 3 December 2012 (UTC)
Ok, since it has become a hot topic I made a totally new proposal at Rif Dimashq campaign article. The main central article on all the fighting in Damascus capital and Rif Dimashq province will be 2011–2012 Damascus clashes. The sub-articles to that article will be Battle of Damascus/Operation Damascus Volcano, Darayya massacre, 1st Rif Dimashq offensive (military August-September; result - indecisive), 2nd Rif Dimashq offensive (rebel November-present; result - ongoing). So in essence I am proposing to split Rif Dimashq campaign up into a 1st offensive and 2nd offensive articles, the military one and rebel one. Since the issue of the scope of the article has been hotly debated. And some even proposed that the article cover all the way since November 2011, but 2011–2012 Damascus clashes already does this. So, can we agree on splitting the article into two offensives? Since we already agreed that there have in fact been two offensives. And the 2nd offensive article would of course also include the current sporadic clashes in the capital, although they are still minimal. EkoGraf (talk) 15:40, 3 December 2012 (UTC)
In reply to not seeing Alhanuty commenting anywhere on that talk page, he is user 24.0.208.70. In any case seems we have reached a wide agreement on what to do with all of the articles. EkoGraf (talk) 14:23, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

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Can you comment on this also? Talk:Rif Dimashq offensive (November 2012–present)#Damascus offensive. -- FutureTrillionaire (talk) 23:18, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

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I agree with you re Contract of mandate. Now deleted.--SPhilbrick(Talk) 18:45, 27 July 2013 (UTC)

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Hi and thanksEdit

Hiya. I just wanted to say how much I appreciated your support on the unintentional but irritating debacle on the recent 2013 Ghouta attacks edit block. I picked it up, and you put much work running with it. I recommended at the beginning that a SP should be set. It was rejected. I think that was the worst admin oversight. No blame, just having to think off the cuff. Anyway, cheers! Irondome (talk) 05:28, 1 September 2013 (UTC)
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YasminaDD (talk) 22:46, 2 June 2018 (UTC)Thanks BoudEdit

YasminaDD (talk) 22:46, 2 June 2018 (UTC) Hi Boud.Thanks for your edit. I added a reference for the first "citation needed". However, for the second part, I am not sure how can I cite emails and meetings that took place years ago?

Other Wikipedians will have to judge the validity of your first reference - see WP:NONENG for suggestions.
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If Yasminah E. has an online public cv, then that would count as a primary source, which is not normally acceptable - see e.g. Wikipedia:Biographies_of_living_persons#Misuse_of_primary_sources, although there are exceptions.
This might sound unfair, since you feel that these facts are important and should be in the Wikipedia article and you're sure they're true. (I personally have no reason to believe that they're false, and they seem both credible and relevant to me.) But you have to think of the whole system of trying to check claims of facts and trace their sources, and see the point of view of Wikipedians and Wikipedia readers. There are millions of people around the world who contact ministers and bureaucrats and politicians and successfully convince them to implement administrative/legal changes. But who judges what were the "causal" factors that led to the change? Journalists, historians, human rights organisations have (some) credibility for judging what the facts are and how significant they are and who/what was most important in getting the change to happen. Wikipedia does not substitute for them. You can see longer (more careful :)) explanations of what I've more or less said here in the links above, especially:
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  • Wikipedia:COI - if you are the same Yasminah... (you don't have to say if you are, but you should read the guideline)
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H2 refers to "You're not allowed to approve your own hook...". Sure, that's obvious.
I guess what you're trying to say is that my variations on FallingGravity's hook and tweaking of his/her ALT3 hook are felt by you to be "my" hook. Given that ALT1 and ALT2 contained almost the same information as FallingGravity's original hook, and that FallingGravity wrote ALT3, and I only modified it a little, I don't really think it can be called "my" hook without modification of the guideline.
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Draft:Naresh Dadhich (political scientist)Edit

Hi. I've moved this article to draft because it is in a pretty poor state. It looks like you created it from existing content so it's nothing personal. However, it's obvious that the subject of the article has been editing it and it is basically promotional from start to finish. If you want to do anything about it, you know where to find it. Deb (talk) 12:50, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Hi Deb. I've put an edit history analysis at Draft talk:Naresh Dadhich (political scientist)#Disambiguation from 2008. So yes, the "this-is-ND's-brilliant-self-cv" content was put copied there by me under the assumption that it was covered by CC-BY-SA, without condoning the (low) quality. As a matter of principle, do we have any policies about removing an article from mainspace to Draft - without any of the normal discussion procedures for move and delete proposals?
In terms of practicality, in this particular case, it's probably hard to complain and WP:SNOWBALL applies. In 12 years of en.WP history, the ND-political-scientist article has not progressed at all. Four titles of what appear to be books and no other bibliometric information do not constitute a list of verifiable references for inline sourcing of factual claims in the article. The involvement of User:Nareshdadhich, whose user page looks like a not-very-humble cv, doesn't suggest that the person most motivated to improve the quality of the article by asking for help from uninvolved parties has made any effort to read any Wikipedia guidelines. (Which makes me wonder about the author's would-be academic skills...)
So I'm not disputing the move, but I am curious about whether a policy exists. There could be similar cases that are not so clear-cut. Boud (talk) 21:14, 27 January 2019 (UTC) minor edit Boud (talk) 21:16, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
I don't think so, but I've done it once or twice recently (I should add that I came across this one purely by accident - I wasn't tracking the article creator or anything.) It certainly meets the criteria for speedy deletion, but this seemed like a less drastic solution. I'm not sure where to go from here. Deb (talk) 21:18, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
It's an unreferenced BLP. That would have justified deletion. I agree that draftifying was nicer. I'm going to put a template on the ND-the-Wikipedian's talk page - as a retired political scientist and VC, he might be willing to invest the time to learn the elementary academic principles as practised at en.Wikipedia. Chances are he hasn't yet realised that this corner of "the Internet" is not just "click and it works", and that intellectual care and effort are expected and required. Boud (talk) 21:26, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
In case you're curious, Deb - you can see my suggestions at User talk:Nareshdadhich. Boud (talk) 22:04, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

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Sovereignty Council of SudanEdit

Hi Why the name of the article is Sovereignty Council of Sudan and not Sovereignty Council? --Panam2014 (talk) 23:01, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Hi Panam2014 - In this name change MayorCarter made the change from Sovereignty Council (2019) to Sovereignty Council of Sudan without respecting the fact that a debate was opened: I warned him/her about that. I'm assuming good faith, that MayorCarter will learn from this mistake. In terms of Wikipedia principles, the move made by MayorCarter has no effect on the discussion, except for annoying people. If you like you can ask for admin help for temporary move protection - and explain that it would help for the present discussion to move the name back to the name when the move request started, to reduce confusion. Keep in mind that the better you explain yourself, with appropriate links, rather than forcing admins to have to look for all the info themselves, the more likely it is that an admin will respond to you quickly. Start from the top of Wikipedia:Protection_policy for more info about admins (how they're selected, who they are) and this particular role of admins. See Template:diff for a guideline on how to show individual edits like I did above. Boud (talk) 00:27, 22 August 2019 (UTC)

Bluetooth mesh networking - Community usageEdit

A note about using a peer-to-peer communication app in HK is interesting, but I'm afraid it's not about Bluetooth mesh protocol, as standardized by Bluetooth SIG. To my knowledge, none of the phones available on the market are capable of peer-to-peer Bluetooth mesh communication. They only can talk to mesh network if one of the nodes provide them with so-called proxy capability. So I assume that Bridgefy app uses some other form of mesh communication, most probably based on iBeacon protocol. iBeacon is based on Bluetooth Low Energy like Bluetooth mesh is, but they are different things. Summarizing, I'd suggest to move your info to some other Bluetooth- or mesh- related pages. MichalHobot (talk) 11:43, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

@MichalHobot: The sources used in the article do not, as far as I can see, make the surprising claim that "mesh networking" is a protocol. It might well be true that Bridgefy is not based on the Bluetooth Mesh network specifications but instead on iBeacon, which according to you depends on Bluetooth Low Energy. If so, please add your sources and cite the info from them at Bridgefy, and it would be best to use web.archive.org or wikiwix.com to include archiveurl's so that if the sources are volatile, the Wikipedia entries will still make sense in a few years' time. Nobody guarantees that s/he will maintain any given Wikipedia article...
It would be best to place more specific discussion on the talk pages of these articles - interested readers and editors are more likely to find the info in the obvious place in that case - thanks! :) Boud (talk) 01:16, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

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Question about errorsEdit

Question about https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Timeline_of_the_2011%E2%80%9312_Saudi_Arabian_protests_(from_July_2012)&oldid=prev&diff=925222111

How do you fix the "|first= missing |last=" errors? Quebec99 (talk) 17:24, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

I think you may have already started fixing that - see this edit. Instead of first and last, use author. My interpretation is that these authors are initials, but there would be no point trying to separate out the initials into "last" and "first" names. It would be speculation. In principle, looking at the newspaper's list of journalists should make it possible to work out who is who, but that would be quite a bit of work. Boud (talk) 17:40, 8 November 2019 (UTC)
I made a few of these changes just now, but I'm happy to leave it to you to do more on this series of pages. Since Press TV often lists two authors with a slash - AB/CD, meaning e.g. Andrew Bloggs and Carol Dean - we could in principle split to |author1=AB |author2=CD. Since the author information in this case is already weak, I would say that keeping a single author is just as useful as the split. Boud (talk) 17:48, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

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Thanks for catching those &nbsp; that my editor adds for me (seemingly randomly). I don't always notice when it happens. Apologies! 🌿 SashiRolls t · c 19:07, 1 December 2019 (UTC)

You're&nbsp;welcome.&nbsp;:) Boud (talk) 19:24, 1 December 2019 (UTC)

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The Ohconfucious date scriptsEdit

These tools help to align the date format in the articles. To let editors know the last time the tool was used, it changes the template date to the current year and month. Dawnseeker2000 17:28, 5 December 2019 (UTC)

OK, I re-read the info at the top of Template:Use_dmy_dates - I think you (and the bot) are right about the intended meaning of the date tag in the use dmy dates case. Boud (talk) 20:20, 5 December 2019 (UTC)

2018–19 Iraqi protests → 2018 Iraqi protestsEdit

Only you and me have expressed opinions. Do u know anyone who could finally close that move request and do the rename? 83.11.94.170 (talk) 16:47, 7 December 2019 (UTC)

Anybody with an account can move the page. (I've gone ahead and done it.) Could you look back over the article and restructure it so it doesn't still have 2018 protests / 2019 protests as its main division? I hacked away everything post-summer 2019, but decided to leave the actual sectioning of the remaining gno-ledge to the experts. :) 🌿 SashiRolls t · c 23:28, 7 December 2019 (UTC)
I have read that involved editors should not close requests. I have no idea about the two sections division. Certainly there should remain some reference into 2019. Hacking away only post-summer 2019? Well since the rename everything post 2018 should go out. So I did some of it also. Thanks. 83.11.94.170 (talk) 03:41, 8 December 2019 (UTC)
Everything should go out except a general reference of 2019. Well what is now does not look bad. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 83.11.94.170 (talk) 03:44, 8 December 2019 (UTC)
Reference TO 2019. Sorry. English is not my native. 83.11.214.121 (talk) 18:05, 11 December 2019 (UTC)

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Protests of 2019Edit

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