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Revert Calibri Article to July 4, 2017 EditEdit

I here ask you to please revert Calibri back to July 4, 2017 edit. It is from July 10 and onward that people, majorly from Pakistan, have tried to edit that article and tried to add false information to accredit findings of JIT report. Before that this article has no mention of "release date" and many have tried to change its creation date. This JIT report was submitted before Supreme Court on July 10, 2017 and people have tried to accredit claims in that JIT report by changing Wiki article. The current version has locked false information and has no citations for "release date". So this article should be reversed back to where it is not controversial. --Awaisraad (talk) 17:28, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

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Hi Fvasconcellos.

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Good to see you back! If you have a minute, you might be interested in this discussion. Cheers. Boghog (talk) 19:45, 15 November 2016 (UTC)

Gah, I vanished again shortly before you posted this :( What became of the discussion? Was a consensus reached? Best, Fvasconcellos (t·c) 14:20, 18 January 2017 (UTC)
We tracked the number of page views from the testosterone redirect to testosterone (hormone) and testosterone (drug) that demonstrated at least 6:1 ratio in favor of the hormone. Based on that result, it was clear that the hormone is the primary topic. We then split out a drug article and kept hormone article as the main. So I think it ended well. Boghog (talk) 17:03, 18 January 2017 (UTC)

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13:37, 1 February 2017 (UTC)

Hello there!Edit

It has been...years...since I last recall seeing you appear in my watchlist. It's good to see you around again, Fvasconcellos. :) Acalamari 23:49, 16 June 2017 (UTC)

Hey there! It certainly has been a while, hasn't it? I'm trying to get my feet wet again :-) Thank you, and it's great to see you again as well. Fvasconcellos (t·c) 12:38, 17 June 2017 (UTC)


You have just protected the page Calibri from editing. Can you please revert it to its original form as on 10 July 2017. The changes made since then are unsourced and unauthentic. Thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chrosby (talkcontribs) 09:51, 11 July 2017 (UTC)

Hi there. I'm sorry, but when applying full protection to a page because of content disputes, administrators generally protect the latest version, regardless of whether it is "right or wrong", unless there is evidence that the content is violating policy. Please see WP:PREFER for more information. The content in question was not unsourced—in fact, it was supported by multiple citations. Fvasconcellos (t·c) 10:02, 11 July 2017 (UTC)

Yesterday's edit to the Calibri says that font reached the general public on January 30, 2007 and before that date it was not available to the general public, quoted with three bogus references which are pertaining to a court case and have nothing to do with the font's availability date. Whereas the reality is quite contrary to that, the font was presented to the public in 2004[1]. In light of this I would request again that instead of disseminating wrong information to public, please revert this article to its original form as of 10 July 2017. Chrosby (talk) 08:43, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

Chrosby, this is well addressed at Talk:Calibri, including with a comment from an expert on the issue. Let's keep the discussion there. I am willing to unprotect the page or revert it to a previous version once there is consensus to do so. The dispute itself is not yet resolved. Fvasconcellos (t·c) 12:30, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

Fvasconcellos, I have gone through the Talk:Calibri. The experts have said in clear words that this font was available for general public much before 2007, which supports my argument. Even this article Calibri was created in 2005. Why so many changes in the article in last two days without any proof. It becomes very clear that these people are trying to manipulate a court case by these changes. Ref 1, 2 & 3 inserted in the article are totally irrelevant and don't prove anything. I will request again that article to be reverted to its original form of 10 July 2017 and locked again. Thanks Chrosby (talk) 13:48, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

Chrosby, the experts have said nothing of the sort. What is clear and supported by references is that the font was designed from 2002 to 2004. Blythwood has explained the 2005 creation date of the article at Talk:Calibri. Read these responses from two typeface experts (Thomas Phinney and Edo van Dijk of Edenspiekermann) for more information. Fvasconcellos (t·c) 13:54, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
This would be of your interest. --Saqib (talk) 16:42, 14 July 2017 (UTC)
Thanks, I'll have a look. Fvasconcellos (t·c) 17:12, 14 July 2017 (UTC)
Just to clarify on Chrosby's claim that the font was "presented to the public" in 2004—this is true, but it was "presented" as in "shown," not presented in the sense of made available as a separate download apart from the Windows or Office previews. Among other things, the booklet “Now Read This: The Microsoft ClearType Font Collection” was published in 2004. But that is not the same as easy and/or wide public access to use the fonts. Thomas Phinney (talk) 07:13, 19 July 2017 (UTC)


  1. ^ "Case Study: Microsoft Clear type". Lucas Fonts. Retrieved 2017-07-12.


The SVG armenian Wikipedia logo have truncated letters. How can I fix?


--2001:B07:6442:8903:F156:DA41:5FE:5283 (talk) 13:56, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

There appears to be a problem with the font rendering. There is a newer version of the logo, have you tried using that? Fvasconcellos (t·c) 13:59, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
Thanks! I did not know about the existence of the new logo! --2001:B07:6442:8903:F156:DA41:5FE:5283 (talk) 14:01, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

Welcome back stranger!Edit

There's a signature I ain't seen in a whiles...hehehe. Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 20:21, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

Hehe, thanks! I'm trying to get back into things slowly. Seems a lot has changed since I've been gone... Fvasconcellos (t·c) 02:01, 15 July 2017 (UTC)
You reckon? Like what...Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 08:08, 15 July 2017 (UTC)

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Today's Wikipedian 10 years agoEdit

Ten years!

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About your suggestion "I'd just delete the redirect that currently sits at Quinolone antibiotic and move 4-Quinolones over there." I dont have the authority to do a move on top of an existing article. If you are an administrator, you can do this. I worry about a giant cut and paste to do the same thing. Advice welcome. Also welcome is your doing the same thing. --Smokefoot (talk) 03:14, 25 July 2017 (UTC)

No problem—I thought you were an admin. I've completed the move and started doing some minor cleanup. Feel free to keep working on the content and start splitting off the chem stuff into a new 4-Quinolone article. Fvasconcellos (t·c) 04:00, 25 July 2017 (UTC)

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Dementia with Lewy bodiesEdit

ah, ha! I see you have edited recently! Been missing your presence in here :( I completely rewrote DLB, and Ceoil, Colin and Johnbod are going through it right now, but your input would be most appreciated ... especially to make sure I have all the drug stuff correct, and linked correctly. My very best regards, SandyGeorgia (Talk) 15:19, 8 April 2018 (UTC)

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