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  • User talk:Ockham - Wikisource, the free online library
    less literal and not so accurate unfortunately it is important to not only provide useful translations to the public but to collate old translations that have been in use Old translations allow critical discussion of those translations and the translator and also help people like me assess the translation i e if I cant see a properly published translation how can I assess our Wikisource translation to verify that it is not a literary wreck that will misled readers John Vandenberg 15 37 18 January 2008 UTC Sure Ockham 15 39 18 January 2008 UTC Catullus 64 Lines 50 253 edit An anonymous user has been making changes to Catullus 64 Lines 50 253 We encourage improvements to our Wikisource translations but we need someone to verify that these changes are actually improvements Could you cast your eye over this and let me know what you think John Vandenberg 04 48 18 January 2008 UTC Hi thanks for letting me know about this Difficult User 68 38 122 177 clearly is able to translate i e not vandalism by any means but 1 As a fundamental principle I believe we should prefer slow and incremental changes rather than this be bold approach Catullus not an easy writer and takes immense time to compare all the changes Would suggest revert request to register account name suggest that all changes be discussed on talk page 2 On the changes themselves some are improvements certainly as making the translation more literal Some are clearly not I have examples if required There is one glaring instance where 68 38 122 177 pasted his or her own text in without bothering to see if it was grammatically consistent with Gatewaycat s version so it all reads like nonsense So on balance revert in my view but not to bite the newcomer either It s obviously not schoolboy vandalism Ockham 14 45 18 January 2008 UTC Thanks for reviewing I did notice the translation had swung wildly from Gatewaycat s wording and I tried to contact Gatewaycat over on w User talk Gatewaycat a while ago to no avail It is an incomplete translation that Gatewaycat never finished and probably wont so it is not unexpected that when a new person picks up someone elses work that it will change direction You ve raised some good points about how to manage our collaborative translations these are worth discussing on the talk page of Wikisource Translations we need to polish this guideline a little and make it a policy document As you would be the better person for this user to start communicating with could you revert as much as you feel is necessary and start some discussion of the changes on Talk Catullus 64 Lines 50 253 Note that we did have a Catullus 64 but it was deleted because it contained Catullus 64 AP LATIN TRANSLATION FOR CATULLUS UNIT TEST Complete Literal Spanish Translation text copyright 17 4 1999 by Brendan Rau it was uploaded

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  • User talk:Piotrus - Wikisource, the free online library
    all just plug in Author Rudyard Kipling and you ll see everything he ever wrote or was written about him Chances are you have a favourite subject we don t cover very well here s how to change that So your favourite author or subject isn t very well represented on the project Well as long as you make sure the texts fit the standards of Public Domain you can add them yourself Like all rules those are basic guidelines if you want to play with exceptions to the rule just ask any of the administrators for help If the text doesn t already exist just enter its name below and it will pre load an editing page for you to set to work Be sure to add no header to the top of the page and then include categories so people can find it If you can t think of any particular corners to improve on Wikisource how about taking a look at Portal Religious texts Portal Wars or Portal Texts by Country for some ideas Don t forget to list your contributions on those pages as well so others will find and read them in the future Reading when you want how you want Places to go people to meet Well if you ve clicked all the way to this tab you might as well plan on spending a few more hours acquainting yourself with our massive library It s not perfect sometimes there s an occasional misspelling or you ll see a text sorted incorrectly So help us out let us know or fix it yourself If you re bored and just wanting to grab a mop and bucket then there are plenty of corners that need tidying Works that need to be split into chapters Works

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  • User talk:Shivashree - Wikisource, the free online library
    about him Chances are you have a favourite subject we don t cover very well here s how to change that So your favourite author or subject isn t very well represented on the project Well as long as you make sure the texts fit the standards of Public Domain you can add them yourself Like all rules those are basic guidelines if you want to play with exceptions to the rule just ask any of the administrators for help If the text doesn t already exist just enter its name below and it will pre load an editing page for you to set to work Be sure to add no header to the top of the page and then include categories so people can find it If you can t think of any particular corners to improve on Wikisource how about taking a look at Portal Religious texts Portal Wars or Portal Texts by Country for some ideas Don t forget to list your contributions on those pages as well so others will find and read them in the future Reading when you want how you want Places to go people to meet Well if you ve clicked all the way to this tab you might as well plan on spending a few more hours acquainting yourself with our massive library It s not perfect sometimes there s an occasional misspelling or you ll see a text sorted incorrectly So help us out let us know or fix it yourself If you re bored and just wanting to grab a mop and bucket then there are plenty of corners that need tidying Works that need to be split into chapters Works that need their licensing clarified Works that need machine read words corrected Works that need page numbers removed

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  • User talk:Simple.Physicist - Wikisource, the free online library
    ll likely find it by navigating through Wikisource Works whether it s Portal Islam or Portal Mermaids For overarching categories you might be better looking at something like Category Poems or Category Novels Of course if you know the author s name that s easiest of all just plug in Author Rudyard Kipling and you ll see everything he ever wrote or was written about him Chances are you have a favourite subject we don t cover very well here s how to change that So your favourite author or subject isn t very well represented on the project Well as long as you make sure the texts fit the standards of Public Domain you can add them yourself Like all rules those are basic guidelines if you want to play with exceptions to the rule just ask any of the administrators for help If the text doesn t already exist just enter its name below and it will pre load an editing page for you to set to work Be sure to add no header to the top of the page and then include categories so people can find it If you can t think of any particular corners to improve on Wikisource how about taking a look at Portal Religious texts Portal Wars or Portal Texts by Country for some ideas Don t forget to list your contributions on those pages as well so others will find and read them in the future Reading when you want how you want Places to go people to meet Well if you ve clicked all the way to this tab you might as well plan on spending a few more hours acquainting yourself with our massive library It s not perfect sometimes there s an occasional misspelling or you ll see

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  • User talk:Smalljim - Wikisource, the free online library
    Wikisource Works whether it s Portal Islam or Portal Mermaids For overarching categories you might be better looking at something like Category Poems or Category Novels Of course if you know the author s name that s easiest of all just plug in Author Rudyard Kipling and you ll see everything he ever wrote or was written about him Chances are you have a favourite subject we don t cover very well here s how to change that So your favourite author or subject isn t very well represented on the project Well as long as you make sure the texts fit the standards of Public Domain you can add them yourself Like all rules those are basic guidelines if you want to play with exceptions to the rule just ask any of the administrators for help If the text doesn t already exist just enter its name below and it will pre load an editing page for you to set to work Be sure to add no header to the top of the page and then include categories so people can find it If you can t think of any particular corners to improve on Wikisource how about taking a look at Portal Religious texts Portal Wars or Portal Texts by Country for some ideas Don t forget to list your contributions on those pages as well so others will find and read them in the future Reading when you want how you want Places to go people to meet Well if you ve clicked all the way to this tab you might as well plan on spending a few more hours acquainting yourself with our massive library It s not perfect sometimes there s an occasional misspelling or you ll see a text sorted incorrectly So help us

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  • User talk:Sooodssodoassoood - Wikisource, the free online library
    topic you ll likely find it by navigating through Wikisource Works whether it s Portal Islam or Portal Mermaids For overarching categories you might be better looking at something like Category Poems or Category Novels Of course if you know the author s name that s easiest of all just plug in Author Rudyard Kipling and you ll see everything he ever wrote or was written about him Chances are you have a favourite subject we don t cover very well here s how to change that So your favourite author or subject isn t very well represented on the project Well as long as you make sure the texts fit the standards of Public Domain you can add them yourself Like all rules those are basic guidelines if you want to play with exceptions to the rule just ask any of the administrators for help If the text doesn t already exist just enter its name below and it will pre load an editing page for you to set to work Be sure to add no header to the top of the page and then include categories so people can find it If you can t think of any particular corners to improve on Wikisource how about taking a look at Portal Religious texts Portal Wars or Portal Texts by Country for some ideas Don t forget to list your contributions on those pages as well so others will find and read them in the future Reading when you want how you want Places to go people to meet Well if you ve clicked all the way to this tab you might as well plan on spending a few more hours acquainting yourself with our massive library It s not perfect sometimes there s an occasional misspelling or you

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  • User talk:Staytaken - Wikisource, the free online library
    you ll likely find it by navigating through Wikisource Works whether it s Portal Islam or Portal Mermaids For overarching categories you might be better looking at something like Category Poems or Category Novels Of course if you know the author s name that s easiest of all just plug in Author Rudyard Kipling and you ll see everything he ever wrote or was written about him Chances are you have a favourite subject we don t cover very well here s how to change that So your favourite author or subject isn t very well represented on the project Well as long as you make sure the texts fit the standards of Public Domain you can add them yourself Like all rules those are basic guidelines if you want to play with exceptions to the rule just ask any of the administrators for help If the text doesn t already exist just enter its name below and it will pre load an editing page for you to set to work Be sure to add no header to the top of the page and then include categories so people can find it If you can t think of any particular corners to improve on Wikisource how about taking a look at Portal Religious texts Portal Wars or Portal Texts by Country for some ideas Don t forget to list your contributions on those pages as well so others will find and read them in the future Reading when you want how you want Places to go people to meet Well if you ve clicked all the way to this tab you might as well plan on spending a few more hours acquainting yourself with our massive library It s not perfect sometimes there s an occasional misspelling or you ll

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  • User talk:Szabi~enwikisource - Wikisource, the free online library
    like Category Poems or Category Novels Of course if you know the author s name that s easiest of all just plug in Author Rudyard Kipling and you ll see everything he ever wrote or was written about him Chances are you have a favourite subject we don t cover very well here s how to change that So your favourite author or subject isn t very well represented on the project Well as long as you make sure the texts fit the standards of Public Domain you can add them yourself Like all rules those are basic guidelines if you want to play with exceptions to the rule just ask any of the administrators for help If the text doesn t already exist just enter its name below and it will pre load an editing page for you to set to work Be sure to add no header to the top of the page and then include categories so people can find it If you can t think of any particular corners to improve on Wikisource how about taking a look at Portal Religious texts Portal Wars or Portal Texts by Country for some ideas Don t forget to list your contributions on those pages as well so others will find and read them in the future Reading when you want how you want Places to go people to meet Well if you ve clicked all the way to this tab you might as well plan on spending a few more hours acquainting yourself with our massive library It s not perfect sometimes there s an occasional misspelling or you ll see a text sorted incorrectly So help us out let us know or fix it yourself If you re bored and just wanting to grab a mop and bucket then there are plenty of corners that need tidying Works that need to be split into chapters Works that need their licensing clarified Works that need machine read words corrected and Works that need page numbers removed would all be a good place to start Help us out Scriptorium discussion IRC discussion Incomplete translations Possible Copyright Violations Pages for deletion Recent Changes Yann talk 00 00 11 November 2008 UTC Your account will be renamed edit Hello The developer team at Wikimedia is making some changes to how accounts work as part of our on going efforts to provide new and better tools for our users like cross wiki notifications These changes will mean you have the same account name everywhere This will let us give you new features that will help you edit and discuss better and allow more flexible user permissions for tools One of the side effects of this is that user accounts will now have to be unique across all 900 Wikimedia wikis See the announcement for more information Unfortunately your account clashes with another account also called Szabi To make sure that both of you can use all Wikimedia projects in future we have

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