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A redirect for discussion of interest to WPWSEdit
I got a notification of a redirects for discussion happening at Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2022 April 3#Ṝ that concerns letters with diacritics and whether they should be targeted at their diacritics, a transcription/transliteration standard that uses them, or somewhere else. Hopefully someone has something more cogent than I was able to come up with. VanIsaac, MPLL contWpWS 02:14, 4 April 2022 (UTC)
User script to detect unreliable sourcesEdit
I have (with the help of others) made a small user script to detect and highlight various links to unreliable sources and predatory journals. Some of you may already be familiar with it, given it is currently the 39th most imported script on Wikipedia. The idea is that it takes something like
- John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14. (
John Smith "[https://www.deprecated.com/article Article of things]" ''Deprecated.com''. Accessed 2020-02-14.)
and turns it into something like
- John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14.
The script is mostly based on WP:RSPSOURCES, WP:NPPSG and WP:CITEWATCH and a good dose of common sense. I'm always expanding coverage and tweaking the script's logic, so general feedback and suggestions to expand coverage to other unreliable sources are always welcomed.
Do note that this is not a script to be mindlessly used, and several caveats apply. Details and instructions are available at User:Headbomb/unreliable. Questions, comments and requests can be made at User talk:Headbomb/unreliable.
The lead says " The term "writing systems" is used here loosely to refer to groups of glyphs which appear to have representational symbolic meaning, but which may include "systems" that are largely artistic in nature and are thus not examples of actual writing."
A useful tool for this communityEdit
Cyrillic character editsEdit
I've reviewed ongoing contributions by 2603:6010:7504:46C0:* and left those which seem useful or at least plausible. However, I've had to revert many which replace correct Cyrillic characters by Latin or Greek letters, usually similar but sometimes unrelated. I've left several messages but the IP hops within the /64 and may not have seen them. I'm not a linguist and would appreciate a second opinion on these edits. Certes (talk) 11:04, 7 August 2022 (UTC)