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No, really. I'm sure you mean well, but we cannot accept your copyrighted text. If you would like to see about donating the text for our use, you can visit WP:IOWN. Please realize though that (1) your preferred text will not remain inviolate (in fact it may likely be edited moments after you put it up) and (2) the text that you are attempting to contribute is overly promotional and is therefore unsuitable for the encyclopedia (tho perfectly understandable when it comes directly from the website promoting your organization). Do not reintroduce the copyright violation text again, or I will have to block your account to prevent damage to the encyclopedia. Syrthiss (talk) 17:44, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

By the way - if you want to communicate with me, you can edit this page below these comments. That last edit looked fine, for what its worth. Syrthiss (talk) 17:59, 2 December 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for the feedback. Holy moley. Complicated way of communicating - I couldn't figure out how to reply to you, and I couldn't re-find the message you sent me after it had disappeared!
As for "signing" -- I've read the suggestion to use four tildes, but it doesn't say WHERE to put said symbols -- in the edit summary box? In the article? After each change?

I wanted to set up a discussion page about the CANARIE entry, but could not (even with the many, many pages of help provided) figure out how to do so. The entry as it exists is wildly out of date. If I continue to make minor non-copyrighted not-cut-and-paste changes, will I be okay? WynnAnne (talk) 18:04, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

Yep, and sorry. Most of us are so used to communicating this way that we forget people may not realize how to do it. Yes, please feel free to make those changes. You can even do major changes of non-copyrightes text, just avoid promotional text especially when it is unsupported (ie you can say it is the fastest network, but you need a reliable source external to your organization who says that). Syrthiss (talk) 18:08, 2 December 2010 (UTC)
And don't worry about the signing anywhere except here or other talk pages. The article edits don't need to be signed, nor do your edit summaries. Syrthiss (talk) 18:09, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

Thanks. Would you mind keeping watching the CANARIE page for me? I'll make incremental changes, so you can overwrite anything that violates Wikipedia policy. WynnAnne (talk) 18:15, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

Sure thing. I have it on my watchlist, which means I will see when changes are done to it (tho I may disappear here soon for today). Syrthiss (talk) 18:18, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

How do I add references? I would like to cite an Industry Canada announcement.WynnAnne (talk) 19:00, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

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I am unable to figure out how to link/insert the graphic into the CANARIE page. Any hints or tips will be greatly appreciated!WynnAnne (talk) 16:57, 4 December 2010 (UTC)

AAaaaand, today, suddenly, it worked. I'm sure I didn't try anything different from other times. But I'm not complaining. WynnAnne (talk) 17:11, 4 December 2010 (UTC)

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