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Hi and thanks for your message. It should be possible to add references etc - there is no limit to the size of the page. What difficulties are you experiencing? Best --Kleinzach 22:41, 30 June 2008 (UTC) From Hokkaido, the north island of Japan, on the other side of the world!

OK. I've done that. --Kleinzach 09:35, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

Primary headingsEdit

Is that you? I'm not sure what primary titles are. Can you give me links (in double square brackets)? --Kleinzach 10:05, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

OK, assuming you are referring to Ferrero, I've tried to do what you want. Have I done the right thing? Sorry to hear about the video. Best. --Kleinzach 06:23, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

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Hello, I would be very grateful if you could accept the changes in the Polish artist's profiles Paweł Kowalewski. Thank you for your help! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pawe%C5%82_Kowalewski https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pawe%C5%82_Kowalewski https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pawe%C5%82_Kowalewski — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ojdobrzejuz (talkcontribs) 09:47, 26 March 2020 (UTC)

List of BalletsEdit

Thank you for starting this list. What do you think about listing the choreographer? Dkreisst (talk) 03:07, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

Difficult to do the choreographer because there are so many of them. Which one would you like to mention, the first? You are welcome to improve the list as you deem appropriate. Thank you and greetings from the real Côte d'Azur, Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:23, 19 December 2014 (UTC)
Yes, one would have to list multiple ballets to the same music. Currently, though, the list includes the "year of the first performance." Does this mean performance as a musical piece or the first dance performance? If it refers to the performance of the dance, then there is already a default choreographer included. Was this your intention? Dkreisst (talk) 00:46, 20 December 2014 (UTC)
All the years mark the first performance as a ballet; some of the years are hyperlinked to the "List of ... ballet premieres." I would also like to differentiate between the ballet as a music form (e.g., Swan Lake) and the ballet that choreographers create to music by certain composers (e.g., Triptych). This is not difficult to do. Cote d'Azur (talk) 11:30, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

Ashton ballet linksEdit

You have removed again the link from Template:Frederick Ashton‎ and List of ballets choreographed by Frederick Ashton‎ to an informative sentence about the short Ashton ballet La chatte métamorphosée en femme on Wikipedia. I am not aware that any of the reasons you have given for removing the link are valid within the rules of Wikipedia, and I am baffled as to why you are so keen to prevent readers from accessing this succinct information about the ballet.

As I have already reverted the links I think I am now unable to do that again (you have deleted three times on each). I would hope that either you change your mind about this, or that other users put them back.

On the question of edit summaries it would be really helpful to other editors now and in the future if you could provide a short summary before saving your changes to articles. Summaries are helpful to people browsing an article's history and appear also in User contributions and Recent changes. Thank you. Cg2p0B0u8m (talk) 16:38, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

I think that links, especially in ballet templates, should point to ballet articles, not to sentences in opera articles. This is confusing and, as I said before, such linking also discourages the creation of new ballet articles. Cote d'Azur (talk) 18:14, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

TemplatesEdit

I see that you have been overhauling some of the opera templates that I have created. When you add links to templates, please add the template to the pages that those links lead to.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 00:18, 9 July 2015 (UTC)

Ok, thank you, Cote d'Azur (talk) 04:03, 9 July 2015 (UTC)
Hey dude. I am still having to check up on your changes to the templates. I added {{Giuseppe Verdi}} and {{Georges Bizet}} to several pages following your recent edits. It would be great if I did not have to watch what you do to all the opera templates so closely.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 15:58, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

Britten cantatas: unless there are many more, why not have them in the general Britten navbox, maintaining one instead of two? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 14:03, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

There are many "Cantatas templates", the "Britten cantatas" template is just one of them. It would be difficult to change all of them. Cote d'Azur (talk) 14:36, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

PreciousEdit

sound of music
Thank you for quality articles , beginning with additions to Lorenzo Ferrero and covering his operas including La Conquista, for lists of ballet premieres and characters, for updating lists such as the list of opera librettists, for composer navboxes such as {{Arthur Honegger}}, for gnomish cleanup work, for adding soundfiles to musical articles and for letting your contributions speak for you, - you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 09:37, 31 July 2015 (UTC)

Thank you very much for this completely unexpected award and its well-researched citation. Best regards, Cote d'Azur (talk) 12:23, 31 July 2015 (UTC)
The next thing I wanted to do was a composer navbox for Glazunov, - you did it! Thank you, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 09:21, 10 August 2015 (UTC)
I saw your invitation and could not resist. Happy anniversary, Glazunov! Cote d'Azur (talk) 09:26, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

A year ago, you were recipient no. 1282 of Precious, a prize of QAI! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:07, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

Thanks again and greetings from Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:11, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

Two years now! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 05:59, 31 July 2017 (UTC)

Yes, and thank you for remembering —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:16, 31 July 2017 (UTC)
... and three ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 10:48, 31 July 2018 (UTC)
Thank you and best wishes from Cote d'Azur (talk) 11:14, 31 July 2018 (UTC)
It's great to watch you work on Leonard Bernstein today! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 11:58, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
Thank you for the support with his template and Happy 100th Birthday, Leonard Bernstein! —Cote d'Azur (talk) 12:38, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
I must be blind, can't find a year of his lead image. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 15:11, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
1977, they sayCote d'Azur (talk) 15:26, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
Thank you. Should that go to pic info and his article? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 15:28, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
No, I don't think so... —Cote d'Azur (talk) 15:31, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
What do you think about a bit more encyclopedic voice in Chichester Psalms? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 21:19, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
It looks good so far. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:28, 26 August 2018 (UTC)
I'd like to see the tag go. - More than 150k views for the composer, not bad ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:55, 26 August 2018 (UTC)
... and four ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 05:27, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Thank you and greetings to Idstein. Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:20, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Thank you! On the Main page, a little piece we sing there, A Clare Benediction, - a great one to come, we call it Marienvesper. I nominated it for GA, but the music section would still profit from expansion. Want to help? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:29, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
I will have a look...Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:32, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

Compositions by yearEdit

Regarding this edit: correct me if I'm wrong here, but shouldn't this category correspond to the year the composition was completed rather than when it was first performed? For example, the ballet Cydalise et le Chèvre-pied was composed in 1915, but not premiered until 1923, after the conclusion of World War I. Though it makes perfect sense for it to be included in the category "1923 ballet premieres" (as it is), it seems highly illogical to me that it should be included in the category "1923 compositions" too, as this puts it eight years out of date. I've read many similar instances of pieces not receiving their premieres until decades after their completion, like Virgil Thomson's Symphony on a Hymn Tune (completed in 1928, not performed until 1945). And if this designation should apply to these extreme examples, should it not also apply to compositions whose premieres were made a single year after completion?

I'd like to hear your thoughts on this or even cited Manual of Style if possible. Because if my intuition has been incorrect all this time, I have a ton of articles to fix. Jg2904 (talk) 07:44, 12 August 2016 (UTC)

I would suggest not to change anything until this problem is solved. Well, composers may take many years to write a composition. The year of the first performance seems to be more important. This is how it is given in guides and encyclopaedias. In extreme cases perhaps other rules apply. This is a general, important issue and maybe we should take it to the Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Classical music page... Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:05, 12 August 2016 (UTC)
I'm inclined to agree. And yes, I won't be making any changes of this nature until some consensus is found. Jg2904 (talk) 19:17, 12 August 2016 (UTC)

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Your recent edit to moganite introduced a rather absurd error. It isn't morganite .... I've removed the image. Yeah, stuff happens :) Vsmith (talk) 13:34, 23 July 2017 (UTC)

Stub tagsEdit

Hi Cote d'Azur, please check the talk pages of articles before adding stub tags, as they may already be classed as a start...Jokulhlaup (talk) 16:20, 23 August 2017 (UTC)

Ok, thank you. Cote d'Azur (talk) 16:21, 23 August 2017 (UTC)

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Aloha, Peaceray, mahalo nui loa! I am just visiting at the moment but I will think about the invitation. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 17:38, 5 September 2017 (UTC)

UsernameEdit

I think you commented somewhere that your French was rusty. Maybe that's why Côte is missing its circumflex in your username? Amicalement, Awien (talk) 15:33, 6 September 2017 (UTC)

No, my French is not rusty. The missing diacritic is deliberate. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 15:59, 6 September 2017 (UTC)
Dommage. Awien (talk) 16:40, 6 September 2017 (UTC)

Nice workEdit

I noticed your editing on the Outline of Italy. Extraordinarily thorough job you are doing there. I especially like the thumbnail images. Nice touch. Thank you, and keep up the excellent work. The Transhumanist 21:23, 7 October 2017 (UTC)

I will, and thank you for starting the page. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 02:20, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
You are welcome. I see you have also worked on the Outline of San Marino, about the enclave landlocked inside Italy. Nice job there too. By the way, have you seen the Outline of Vatican City? Since you are working on Italy, you might find that one relevant to your interests. The Transhumanist 19:33, 21 October 2017 (UTC)
Outline of Italy was a great pleasure to do, I am glad you like it, I had not expected so cordial a reception. When I finish with Italy I will try to do the same thing for Greece. Thank you for creating that page too. I saw the Vatican City outline but that will have to wait.—Cote d'Azur (talk) 03:47, 22 October 2017 (UTC)

Outline of Rome, Outline of MilanEdit

I've started a rudimentary outline on the city of Rome, in case you are interested.

To compare with other cities' treatments, see Category:Outlines of cities. The Transhumanist 22:28, 21 October 2017 (UTC)

I am interested, this one is definitely in my line, will try to do the best for it. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 03:51, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
I noticed a lot of material on Milan, and gathered much of it into Outline of Milan. It is still far from complete. I mention it here in case it falls within your Italian navigation aid development interests. The Transhumanist 08:13, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
Yes, it does, Turin would be interesting too. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:18, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
There is also the Outline of ancient Rome and Outline of classical studies. The Transhumanist 00:06, 24 October 2017 (UTC)

Five more started in WikiProject Outlines' draft spaceEdit

Enjoy, The Transhumanist 09:28, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

New image at Giants (Greek mythology)Edit

Thanks for adding the new image at Giants (Greek mythology) of Gaia watching Poseidon fighting Polybotes, I wasn't aware that that image existed on Wikipedia. But I've undone your edit—for now at least—because it replaced an image of Dionysus battling a Giant with his thyrsus, that I think needs to be where it is to help illustrate the text which discusses Apollodorus' account in which "Eurytus was killed by Dionysus with his thyrsus". I will try to find another more appropriate place for the new Poseidon vs Polybotes image. Paul August 13:23, 17 November 2017 (UTC)

Ok, thank you. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 14:07, 17 November 2017 (UTC)

I've now aded the new image back to Giants (Greek mythology) in the section "Named Giants". I also added the image of the cup to our Polybotes article, which fits nicely there as the cup was already discussed there. So thanks again for making me aware of this important image. Paul August 14:39, 17 November 2017 (UTC)

Great, thank you! —Cote d'Azur (talk) 14:40, 17 November 2017 (UTC)

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Outline of FlorenceEdit

You have done an amazing job on Outline of Florence.

Thanks primarily to you, it now resides in article space.

Well done. The Transhumanist 10:36, 4 December 2017 (UTC)

Great, you have done an excellent job as well! On to Outline of Turin now? —Cote d'Azur (talk) 10:44, 4 December 2017 (UTC)
Turin sounds good, as does Vienna. ;) When will you be transferring Vienna to article space? The Transhumanist 07:45, 11 December 2017 (UTC)
Right now. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:46, 11 December 2017 (UTC)
Cool. I'll have a go at it soon, and will add it to my watchlist right away. The Transhumanist 09:45, 11 December 2017 (UTC)
The introduction would profit from your attention... —Cote d'Azur (talk) 09:59, 11 December 2017 (UTC)

Welcome to mainline outline developmentEdit

You have become one of the most active outline developers, ever. Thank you.

Keep up the good work. And now I have a question for you:

Are you ready to strap jet engines to your back?

If so, read on...

Tips and power toolsEdit

In case you might find these useful, here are some tips on various approaches on editing/using Wikipedia, with an emphasis on outlines...

Tip of the dayEdit

First things first, the general stuff: we have a tips department, called Tip of the day. It shows a distinct tip each day of the year. I learned many of the finer points of WP use by working in that department. But one can get the benefit of that department's expertise by displaying the tip of the day on one's talk page. Tip: by including it somewhere on your talk page as a reference, like this,[1] it will show up at the bottom of your page.

Some AutoWikiBrowser featuresEdit

AutoWikiBrowser has 3 powerful features that come in very handy for working on outlines:

  1. Its Make list feature can gather links to place in an outline, like those in a category.
  2. Its List comparer integrates its Make list feature so that you can filter a list down. For example, if you want to cull a list down to all those entries that are not already in an outline. That way, you don't have to delete the duplicates manually.
  3. Its Database scanner is probably the most powerful feature of all. First you download the Wikipedia database (via bit torrent is fastest). Then you use the Database scanner to do plain or regex searches on it. It can do searches on article titles, or article contents, or a combination of both. You can get very well targeted results. One way to use this for a city outline is to search for all titles with "of Vienna" or "in Vienna", or regex "((of)|(in)) Vienna". Then save that list to file, and open it in the List comparer, and filter it against the links already in the Outline of Vienna.

StripSearchSorted.jsEdit

Speaking of searching, I've created a script called StripSearchSorted.js to modify Wikipedia's search results. What it does is strips out all the extraneous detail, to show just the page names. Then it sorts those page names and adds bullet list wikiformatting to them, so that you can copy and paste any or all of the items directly from the search results page into an outline or list that you are editing.

I'm working on an enhancement to that script, so that WP search's "intitle:" feature works as intended, with only precise matches showing up in the search results. For example, show only article titles that have "in Vienna" in them. Hopefully I will have that done in a week or two (it has proven to be a tricky programming problem).

OutlineViewAnnotationToggler.jsEdit

Outlines are evolving into a hybrid of the two main outline types and include aspects of both topic and sentence outlines. The hybrid is annotated outlines. Some annotated outlines include the outlines on chess, Narnia, forestry, cell biology, architecture, basketball, canoeing and kayaking, Colorado prehistory, cuisines, motorcycles and motorcycling, natural science, prehistoric technology, sharks, knowledge, Wikipedia, theatre, the humanities, transhumanism, and many more. So I've written a script called OutlineViewAnnotationToggler.js that provides a menu item in one of the tab menus at the top of the page to toggle outline annotations on and off, so you can look at outlines with the annotations, or as bare lists without them. The script remembers its status, so it stays on or off for all outlines. Eventually, it will work on the annotations in all page types (to toggle the annotations in list articles, and embedded lists).

RedlinkRemover.jsEdit

This one you will love: RedlinksRemover.js. It provides a menu item in the sidebar tools menu that strips out the redlinked entries of outlines, delinks those that have branches, and delinks the redlinks embedded within prose. This really cleans up outlines nicely. While building outlines, you don't want to remove the redlinked entries right away, because many of them will become parents of other entries that you add. Then, when you are ready, the RedlinkRemover will delink those rather than remove them. RedlinkRemover.js is currently being tested (and works) on outlines only, but it was based on a script that works on regular articles (and still has that capability), and the safety stop will be removed after testing on outlines is completed.

Link NinjaEdit

There's a Firefox add-on called Link Ninja for loading links that you select on a page into tabs. It is very useful for inspecting many outlines quickly, and for working on many outlines rapidly. For example, if you wanted to inspect the lead sections of 50 outlines, you'd select their links with Link Ninja's rectangle selection tool off of Portal:Contents/Outlines or a custom sandbox list, and then use Firefox's tab navigation hot keys to traverse between the outlines. Ctrl+W, for example, closes the current tab and instantly displays the next one. Ctrl+Tab ↹ switches between tabs, so you can click "edit" on each one in a row, before going on to the next action you want to do to all of them, etc. Very fast. Very powerful.

Watchlist sorterEdit

Watchlist sorter – this script (by Misza13) sorts your watchlist by namespace, and adds spaces within each entry to make the watchlist easier to read. My watchlist includes every outline and outline draft, so there's very little that happens to outlines that I don't notice immediately. Plus thousands of other pages. Watchlist sorter makes it much easier on the eyes to browse the list.

wikEdEdit

wikEd is awesome. I use it as my default editor on Wikipedia. It has regex built-in. Very often, I use regex in it to convert lists of terms into bullet lists of links. For example, pull a list off of AWB, and convert it into a link list in an outline page. It also has a feature to alphabetically sort lists right on the page you are editing - highlight the list items you want to sort, and click on the button. By the way, WikEd's undo/redo feature is invaluable.

How to make redirects and disambiguation links noticeableEdit

Redirects and disambiguation pages are sneaky, because they pose as regular (blue) links. I don't let them hide. I like to see them for what they really are, so that I can check the redirects for proper destination, and replace the disambigs with the correct links. Here's how to make them visible:

Wrapping up...Edit

Well, those are some of the best tricks and tools that I use. I'll leave off here, otherwise I'll be typing all night! The functionality of AWB, for example, goes way beyond what I've covered above. But the 3 techniques I presented can be used offline and without registering -- a good way to get your feet wet with it. I hope to find or create even more powerful techniques, so be sure to keep in touch. ;)

And, most important of all...

Have fun! The Transhumanist 09:45, 11 December 2017 (UTC)

P.S.: If you have any questions, feel free to ask. –TT

Thank you very much. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 09:51, 11 December 2017 (UTC)
You are most welcome. If you need help getting up and running with any of the above, let me know, and I will help the best that I can. Also, on the scripts I've written, if you run into any bugs, please report them to me, and I will try to fix them ASAP. Suggestions on how to improve them are also welcome. Sincerely, The Transhumanist 09:59, 11 December 2017 (UTC)
Unfortunately, link ninja does not work with the latest version of Firefox (57 and above -- Firefox Quantum). I have not yet found a worthy replacement. The Transhumanist 22:05, 2 January 2018 (UTC)
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Handling redirects and disambiguation links in outlinesEdit

Pointers on green and orange links:

Links to disambiguation pages are generally bad. It is usually best to replace such a link with a link to a more specific article.

Redirects in outlines, on the other hand, are usually good. They can be used in a template to generate outlines (like Template:Outline city), and the links generally correspond with the titles of expansion articles and it is nice to have those titles already in place in the outline. So, if a section that a redirect points to gets expanded into an actual article, the redirect page becomes the article page for that topic, and the outline already points to it!

This also allows for standardization between outlines. For example, it helps in the development of outlines and navigation of city subjects if "History of x" is the standard go to link for history for all cities. And so on for other likely subtopics, like "Geography of x", "Economy of x", "Transportation of x", etc.

I hope this explanation helps. The Transhumanist 20:58, 11 December 2017 (UTC)

Question...Edit

Which skin do you use? The Transhumanist 02:07, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

I have no skins, I only use the GUI from my OS (Windows 7 Ultimate, SP 1, 64-bit). —Cote d'Azur (talk) 14:04, 17 December 2017 (UTC)
If you have no skin on Wikipedia specified, then your account defaults to the Vector skin. To be sure that's the one, you can check in Preferences under the Appearance tab -- and then it's right at the top of the page. The Vector skin displays Wikipedia's sidebar menu on the left side of the screen, with the puzzleglobe in the top left corner of the screen. The Transhumanist 22:00, 2 January 2018 (UTC)
Thank you. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:12, 3 January 2018 (UTC)

New user script for gathering links for outlinesEdit

I'm working on a new user script to make Special:CategoryTree easier/faster to use for outline developers.

It needs some refinements, but its basic functionality works! So, I thought you'd want to know about it...

It is ViewAsOutline-CategoryTree.js.

To install it, add this line to your Vector.js file:

importScript("User:The Transhumanist/ViewAsOutline-CategoryTree.js");

When you are on the CategoryTree page, it provides 4 menu items in the sidebar.

It is useful for when you have mode set to "pages except files" or "all pages".

After selecting the mode, you expand the tree to show more of it. To help speed that up, the "CatTree expand" menu item expands all the categories in the tree at the same time, one level each time you click it.

Once you are done expanding the tree to the way you want it, you click on "CT Wikicodify".

That adds link formatting to the links for easy copying/pasting into outlines.

Don't hit CT wikicodify until you are ready to prepare the links for copying/pasting, because further expanding doesn't work after you do (a bug).

Then you copy/paste links to your heart's content. :)

Very useful for working on outlines, such as city outlines.

Just put the name of the city in the category box, select pages except files or all pages under mode, and then press Show tree. Then expand the tree, and when you are ready, CT wikicodify.

Enjoy. The Transhumanist 02:07, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

Outline developmentEdit

Dear Cote d'Azur,

You are doing an awesome job on outlines, especially city outlines. Keep up the excellent work.

I've been working on a way to produce quality city outlines faster, that I thought you might be interested in. It takes a lot of the repetitive typing out the process. I've noticed you've been converting the previous city outline you've developed into the next city, which means deleting the old city name and typing the new city name over and over in the headings and standard entries.

There's a template, called Template:Outline city.

By inserting that template via a process called substitution, its content can be put into an outline where it can then be edited. It has a parameter, "{{{1}}}", which represents the city name that gets included in the substitution, like this:

{{subst:Outline city|Moscow}}

You put the above line on a blank page, with whatever city you want in place of "Moscow", and a skeleton of a city outline is produced when you save the page, with the city name appearing wherever {{{1}}} was.

At that point, the outline is ready for editing with new topics and sections. Also, the editor working on the page needs to remove any "standard" entries or sections that do not apply to that particular city, like if it has no canals.

I went over the existing city outlines and upgraded the Template:Outline city with headings and topics from them, for ease of outline creation. The template has been expanded to include likely headings and topics pertaining to any given city. I'll continue to add more as I come across them.

By the way, it's best to create each new outline on its own draft page, like User:Cote d'Azur/Drafts/Outline of Moscow, so that there is a record of edits made to the article. That way, others can see how the outline was developed, and learn from it. Also, if someone else helps develop the article, their contributions will be recorded and attributed accordingly in the outline's history. When the outline is ready for article space, the whole page is moved rather than cut/pasted, preserving the edit history.

Once all the topics you can find are added to the page, then you use the RedlinksRemover on it, and they are either stripped out or delinked by that script, depending on where they are located in the outline. Red end nodes without annotations are removed, but entries with children are just delinked to remain as part of the tree structure.

I hope you decide to try the above described method of outline creation, for two reasons: first, I believe it will make the process easier and therefore more fun. Second, it would be nice to get someone else's (your) opinion on how the method can be improved.

Have fun.

See ya on the outline pages.

Ciao, The Transhumanist 08:00, 14 January 2018 (UTC)

P.S.: If you create the User:Cote d'Azur/Drafts/Outline of Moscow, or any other city outline draft, I would be happy to join in and help. -TT

Thank you, I am glad you like it. You were right about the World Heritage Sites in Prague, I changed that in the Outline of Saint Petersburg and Outline of Vienna as well. Concerning the Template:Outline city, I really would like you to contact me directly. You are welcome to my sandbox anytime. Ciao, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:18, 14 January 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for the invite. I'll definitely pop in sometime.
Pertaining to behind-the-scenes emails, I believe communications about Wikipedia development should remain transparent, for the most part. Feel free to edit and improve the Template:Outline city. Any links that turn red in the created outlines can be easily removed or delinked using RedlinksRemover.js.
I'm plugging away on user scripts to make outline development easier. I finally figured out how to get ViewAsOutline-NavBox.js to force navigation footers into show mode. But, I discovered some nav footers that the script does not turn off the graphical bullets in nor convert into vertical lists. There's hidden CSS in there somewhere, but I'll find it eventuallly. I'll be lucky if I don't go blind staring at the HTML page source as much as I do. :)
When you are ready to try my scripts, let me know. If you find the instructions hard to follow, give me a heads up, and I'll try to improve them. The Transhumanist 11:38, 14 January 2018 (UTC)

Outline of ParisEdit

Wikipedia:WikiProject Outlines/Drafts/Outline of Paris is under development. The Transhumanist 13:06, 14 January 2018 (UTC)

Will have a look, although my next trip is probably to Dresden... —Cote d'Azur (talk) 13:10, 14 January 2018 (UTC)

Your contributed article, Outline of PragueEdit

 

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One way that may prevent this type of thing from happening again would be to create each new outline on its own draft page, like User:Cote d'Azur/Drafts/Outline of Prague, and when it is ready, move the entire page to article space. That way, other editors could see its development history, and would be less likely to jump to the conclusion that it is simply a copy/paste of another article. When an entire article appears out of nowhere, Wikipedia's vandalism fighters tend to get suspicious. The Transhumanist 02:27, 22 January 2018 (UTC)
Another way would be to stop the work altogether. If my work receives unjust speedy deletion nominations, then why should I continue working? An entire article may appear out of nowhere because it was developed in a sandbox. I create articles in my sandbox because it is difficult to write a summary for every edit I make. For this reason I cannot use the draft page. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:10, 22 January 2018 (UTC)
It was just a nomination, probably by somebody who only looked at the top of the page. The top of all outlines look pretty similar to the tops of the corresponding articles, especially the city outlines, which include the flag and coat of arms up there. Had he looked further down the page, he would have seen the difference. In such cases, I find it easy to forgive speedy deletion nominations. Also, outlines are very easy to get unspeedied (though they rarely get deleted, by any procedure).
As for your reason for using your sandbox, I had no idea. Pretty good way to get around the edit summary thing. You learn something every day. The Transhumanist 13:52, 27 January 2018 (UTC)


I've been thinking about your answer above. The reasons you should keep going are plenty. Here are a few of them:
1) Speedy noms are rare. I've created around 600 outlines, and only got a few speedy noms. Most were declined before I even got to see them. I got more AfD noms than that, and all but one were voted keep. I even found an AfD of an outline that got deleted long before the outline department was created, and I asked at deletion review if they'd resurrect it so we could add it to the collection, and they said yes! The biggest AfD on outlines we've ever had was on the Outline of the history of each US State (50 outlines), and rather than delete, they allowed me to merge them into the state outlines. So, there's not that much to be worried about.
2) Outlines provide a valuable public service. The set of outlines get over ten million views per year, and those are just the ones we can count (online). There are probably around 3 or more times as many people who access Wikipedia offline (using XOWA or Kiwix).
3) Outlines rock!
I can hardly wait to see what city you pick next. The Transhumanist 07:32, 29 January 2018 (UTC)

TrueMatchEdit

I added a feature called TrueMatch to StripSearchSorted.js, that makes the intitle feature of Wikipedia's search work correctly.

So with it, you could type in intitle:"in Moscow" and you would get this, right on the search results page (after you add "&limit=5000" to the url and press enter again):

* [[American Center in Moscow]]
* [[Belarusian rail bridge in Moscow]]
* [[Benny Goodman in Moscow]]
* [[Buddhist Temple with a Stupa in Moscow]]
* [[Bulgakov Museum in Moscow]]
* [[Closure in Moscow]]
* [[Don Camillo in Moscow]]
* [[Eloise in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Australia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Austria in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Azerbaijan in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Belarus in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Belgium in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Benin in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Brazil in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Cambodia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Canada in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of China in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Croatia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Cuba in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Cyprus in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Denmark in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Egypt in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Estonia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Finland in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Greece in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Iceland in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of India in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Indonesia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Iran in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Iraq in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Israel in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Italy in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Japan in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Kazakhstan in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Laos in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Latvia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Madagascar in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Mali in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Mongolia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Nigeria in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of North Korea in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Norway in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Poland in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Serbia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of South Africa in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Spain in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Syria in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Turkmenistan in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Ukraine in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Vietnam in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of Zambia in Moscow]]
* [[Embassy of the United Kingdom in Moscow]]
* [[Ethnic groups in Moscow]]
* [[Football in Moscow]]
* [[Formal Semantics in Moscow]]
* [[Fountains in Moscow]]
* [[History of the Jews in Moscow]]
* [[Hotels in Moscow]]
* [[International University in Moscow]]
* [[Japanese School in Moscow]]
* [[Last Tango in Moscow]]
* [[List of bridges in Moscow]]
* [[List of churches in Moscow]]
* [[List of museums in Moscow]]
* [[List of rural localities in Moscow Oblast]]
* [[List of shopping malls in Moscow]]
* [[List of tallest buildings in Moscow]]
* [[Live in Moscow]]
* [[Live in Moscow (Coil video)]]
* [[Live in Moscow (Red Elvises DVD)]]
* [[Live in Moscow (Stone Sour album)]]
* [[Markets in Moscow]]
* [[Math in Moscow]]
* [[Roman in Moscow]]
* [[Spring in Moscow]]
* [[Stranger in Moscow]]
* [[Street dogs in Moscow]]
* [[Swedish School in Moscow]]
* [[They Met in Moscow]]
* [[Trams in Moscow]]
* [[Transportation in Moscow]]

Because the asterisks and square brackets are included in the search results, you can copy and paste them right into an edit window.

And you get a similar (non-overlapping) list when you type in intitle:"of Moscow" (and use the "&limit=5000" trick):

* [[1966 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1967 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1968 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1970 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1971 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1972 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1973 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1974 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1975 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1976 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1978 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1979 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1980 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1981 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1982 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1983 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1984 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1985 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1986 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1987 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1988 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[1990 Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[9th radio centre of Moscow]]
* [[Administrative divisions of Moscow]]
* [[Administrative divisions of Moscow Oblast]]
* [[Anglo-American School of Moscow]]
* [[Anna of Moscow]]
* [[Anthony, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Athanasius, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Bank of Moscow]]
* [[Battle of Moscow]]
* [[Battle of Moscow (1612)]]
* [[Battle of Moscow (disambiguation)]]
* [[Battle of Moscow (film)]]
* [[Battle of Moscow order of battle]]
* [[Central Squares of Moscow]]
* [[Charter of the city of Moscow]]
* [[Church of Moscow Metropolitan Alexius]]
* [[Climate of Moscow]]
* [[Coat of arms of Moscow]]
* [[Credit Bank of Moscow]]
* [[Cyril, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Daniel of Moscow]]
* [[Daniel, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Dionysius, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Echo of Moscow]]
* [[Estonian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate]]
* [[Eudoxia of Moscow]]
* [[FEST (Faculty of Moscow State Forest University)]]
* [[Fire of Moscow]]
* [[Fire of Moscow (1547)]]
* [[Fire of Moscow (1571)]]
* [[Fire of Moscow (1812)]]
* [[Five Rings of Moscow]]
* [[Flag of Moscow]]
* [[Gaelic Society of Moscow]]
* [[Genplan Institute of Moscow]]
* [[German war crimes during the Battle of Moscow]]
* [[Gerontius, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Gorkovsky suburban direction of Moscow Railway]]
* [[Government of Moscow]]
* [[Governor of Moscow Oblast]]
* [[Grand Duchy of Moscow]]
* [[Grand Prix of Moscow]]
* [[Helena of Moscow]]
* [[History of Moscow]]
* [[House of Moscow Oblast Government]]
* [[Ignatius of Moscow]]
* [[Independent University of Moscow]]
* [[International School of Moscow]]
* [[Ivan I of Moscow]]
* [[Ivan II of Moscow]]
* [[Joasaphus, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[John of Moscow]]
* [[Jonah of Moscow]]
* [[Kiyevsky suburban direction of Moscow Railway]]
* [[List of Metropolitans and Patriarchs of Moscow]]
* [[List of Moscow Kremlin towers]]
* [[List of Moscow Metro stations]]
* [[List of Moscow State Institute of International Relations alumni]]
* [[List of Moscow State University people]]
* [[List of Moscow tourist attractions]]
* [[Macarius, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Main building of Moscow State University]]
* [[Mayor of Moscow]]
* [[Medal "For the Defence of Moscow"]]
* [[Medal "In Commemoration of the 800th Anniversary of Moscow"]]
* [[Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"]]
* [[Museum of Moscow]]
* [[Order of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Adrian of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Alexy of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Hermogenes of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Joachim of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Joasaphus I of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Joasaphus II of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Job of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Joseph of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Kirill of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Nikon of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Philaret of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Pitirim of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Sergius of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow]]
* [[Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus']]
* [[Paveletsky suburban direction of Moscow Railway]]
* [[Philip I, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Philip II, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Photius, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Pimen, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Prince of Moscow]]
* [[Prize of Moscow News]]
* [[Rizhsky suburban direction of Moscow Railway]]
* [[Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Moscow]]
* [[Saint Peter of Moscow]]
* [[Seven hills of Moscow]]
* [[Siege of Moscow (1382)]]
* [[Simeon of Moscow]]
* [[Simon, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[The Gunmaker of Moscow]]
* [[Theodosius, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Timeline of Moscow]]
* [[Treaty of Moscow]]
* [[Treaty of Moscow (1920)]]
* [[Treaty of Moscow (1921)]]
* [[Treaty of Moscow (1970)]]
* [[Triumphal Arch of Moscow]]
* [[Union of Moscow Architects]]
* [[Urban Diocese of Moscow]]
* [[Varlaam, Metropolitan of Moscow]]
* [[Vasily I of Moscow]]
* [[Vasily II of Moscow]]
* [[Walking the Streets of Moscow]]
* [[Yaroslavsky suburban direction of Moscow Railway]]
* [[Yury of Moscow]]
* [[Zoological Museum of Moscow University]]
* [[Zosimus, Metropolitan of Moscow]]

Very useful for collecting links for city outlines.

Eventually, I'll be working on another script to strip out the links (from a list) that are already in the outline. The Transhumanist 14:29, 27 January 2018 (UTC)

Looks interesting, thank you. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 17:33, 27 January 2018 (UTC)

Merger discussion for Qrendi Edit

An article that you have been involved in editing—Qrendi —has been proposed for merging with another article. If you are interested, please participate in the merger discussion. Thank you. Beckettnoti (talk) 23:15, 21 February 2018 (UTC)

Just a friendly reminderEdit

Re this edit of yours: WP:REVEXP. Thanks, Paradoctor (talk) 15:11, 28 March 2018 (UTC)

And another friendly reminder for the same thing. 82.132.226.208 (talk) 18:59, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

André MessagerEdit

I note your recent edits. As you have changed the capitalisations in only part of the article, please urgently revisit and make the necessary changes throughout the article to ensure consistency. The article is at FAC, and the inconsistencies you have introduced may be prejudicial. Tim riley talk 09:24, 13 April 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for your prompt action on the above point. Are you planning to change the titles of the articles on La fauvette du temple, Le bourgeois de Calais, Le mari de la reine, Le chevalier d'Harmental, Les p'tites Michu, and La petite fonctionnaire? Tim riley talk 11:23, 13 April 2018 (UTC)
You are welcome. No, I am not going to change the titles of the articles, but thought that in a featured article the titles should be correct. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 11:28, 13 April 2018 (UTC)
Thank you for your further detailed attentions. It is reassuring to know that the article finds editors who think it worth attending to. Tim riley talk 20:29, 13 April 2018 (UTC)
My pleasure, and congratulations on a well-written article. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:07, 14 April 2018 (UTC)

Stockholm Palace imageEdit

Hi Cote d'Azur. Please can I ask about your reason for replacing the image of the Northern Facade of Stockholm Palace? The previous image gave a clearer picture of the facade, as there were fewer obstructions blocking the view of it. The newer image is obstructed by the flag poles. Was there a particular reason for replacing this image? If not, I'll change it back to the original image. CLW (talk) 08:26, 18 April 2018 (UTC)

The new picture is clearer and the flags are decorative but you are welcome to improve the pictures as you deem necessary. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:33, 18 April 2018 (UTC)

capsEdit

Please can you read MOS:JOBTITLES. Thanks. 82.132.226.208 (talk) 18:46, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

Please see this:https://government.ae/en/about-the-uae/the-uae-government/government-leaders/h-h-sheikh-mohammed-bin-rashid-al-maktoumCote d'Azur (talk) 18:51, 24 April 2018 (UTC)
Please elaborate. Thanks. 82.132.226.208 (talk) 19:01, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

boldEdit

Please review MOS:BOLDTITLE and WP:R#PLA as well. 82.132.226.208 (talk) 20:36, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

Important NoticeEdit

  There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. The thread is Rollback request. Bellezzasolo Discuss 21:18, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

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Thanks again :-) -- Doc James along with the rest of the team at Wiki Project Med Foundation 02:26, 26 April 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for the invitation, Doc James! —Cote d'Azur (talk) 02:37, 26 April 2018 (UTC)

Ruler rulesEdit

Hiya Cote d'Azur! Sorry I got to this late and now can't find the rollback request discussion. Worse, I'm really not sure what the answer is to your question!!! In official communications (press releases, websites etc), the rulers of the UAE are given as Ruler of Dubai, Ruler of Sharjah etc. However, Wikipedia has a real problem with 'honorifics', so doesn't like the UAE form of title (His Highness Sheikh Mohammed etc) and may not like to capitalise Ruler - yet Elizabeth II is Queen of the UK with a capital, which would tend to suggest a cap is appropriate for Ruler of Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.

If that helps? :\ Best Alexandermcnabb (talk) 04:54, 29 April 2018 (UTC)

Yes, it helps a lot and thank you for the clarification. You confirm the information on the official website of the UAE Government. Greetings from the Côte d'Azur, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 05:37, 29 April 2018 (UTC)

Thank you!Edit

Thanks for tidying up after me. I try not to make too much mess... :) Alexandermcnabb (talk) 08:29, 19 July 2018 (UTC)

You are most welcome, and no mess at all, on the contrary, well-informed, interesting work. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:48, 19 July 2018 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Outline of BarcelonaEdit

Hello Cote d'Azur,

I wanted to let you know that I just tagged Outline of Barcelona for deletion, because it appears to duplicate an existing Wikipedia article, Barcelona.

If you feel that the article shouldn't be deleted, you can contest this deletion, but please don't remove the speedy deletion tag from the top.

You can leave a note on my talk page if you have questions.

Slatersteven (talk) 10:13, 20 July 2018 (UTC)

A Barnstar for you!Edit

  The Music Barnstar
Thanks for your continued and extensive edits to pages of all sorts related to music, especially in the realm of composers. Keep up the good work! Captain Eek Edits Ho Cap'n! 01:33, 27 August 2018 (UTC)
Thank you very much indeed, Captain Eek! —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:07, 27 August 2018 (UTC)

SearchSuite.jsEdit

SearchSuite.js is easy peasy.

To install SearchSuite, create a page called

User:Cote d'Azur/Common.js

and put this line in it:

importScript("User:The Transhumanist/SearchSuite.js");

Then save.

The program provides 5 menu items when search results are showing. To see what a menu item does, just click on it.

Sincerely,

TT

Interesting, thank you. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 11:36, 29 October 2018 (UTC)

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Around the world in outlines...Edit

That's a nice assortment of destinations.

Lookin' for your next stop, eh?

Some major yet interesting cities missing from the outline list include:

Wherever you go, have fun!

Sincerely,    — The Transhumanist   08:46, 11 December 2018 (UTC)

Thank you, Cape Town and Alexandria look interesting. Never been there, though. However, I visited all the ones which have outlines by me except Cairo and Dubai. See you at the next stop, Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:54, 11 December 2018 (UTC)
As it happens, I live in Cape Town, and would like to know your reasons for some recent deletions. See Talk:Outline of Cape Town. · · · Peter Southwood (talk): 07:04, 13 March 2019 (UTC)

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  Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2019!

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Happy editing,

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Spread the love by adding {{subst:Seasonal Greetings}} to other user talk pages.

Thank you very much, Meatsgains, and best wishes for a happy New Year!

2019Edit

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Happy New Year and thank you for the message. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 09:05, 3 January 2019 (UTC)

BarnstarEdit

  The Geography Barnstar
For all your valuable contributions to the articles of Persian Gulf countries, and particularly for fixing some of my mistakes and making the changes that I was too lazy to do myself. Cheers! Elspamo4 (talk) 10:17, 18 February 2019 (UTC)
Thank you very much indeed, most gratefully received. Your fine work acted as a spur to me. Cheers, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 10:35, 18 February 2019 (UTC)

Removal of seemingly pertinent categoriesEdit

Hi Cote d'Azur! Could you help me understand why you've made a bunch of recent edits removing categories from social dance and related articles? I looked through some of them, and in many cases the categories you removed seem like they'd be highly pertinent to the article and their removal cannot be explained by the article already belonging to a sub-category. Cheers, Sdkb (talk) 15:12, 22 March 2019 (UTC)

Hello, Sdkb. The categories I edited are: Social dance, Partner dance, Contra dance, Square dance, English folk dance, English folk music, and Tango dance. I removed from them articles about British Reality TV shows, goddesses of the seasons, genres of pop music from Cambodia, Cornish words, annual weekend festivals, nonprofit organizations, and a theatre because these are not dances and therefore they belong in other categories. Cheers, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:19, 23 March 2019 (UTC)
As I interpret it, the categories of social dance or contra dance pertain to the concept of those activities, more broadly construed, not to the actual act of dancing; otherwise, it wouldn't make sense for things like contra dance bands to be nested in the contra dance category. At the very least, I would assume that anyone following the contra dance category would be interested in paying attention to the nonprofit that promotes contra dancing or one of the largest contra dancing events in the U.S. Are you aware of any WP policies that define categories in the way you seem to be interpreting them? Otherwise, my inclination would be to revert your edits. - Sdkb (talk) 18:41, 23 March 2019 (UTC)

Index of dance articlesEdit

Wow. Just checked the pages history and have seen how you've enhanced and improved the page since February 19 - great job! Thanks for this expansion. It has given anyone searching, researching, or interested in the cultural subject of dance an accurate alphabetical overview of Wikipedia's collection. Very cool. Randy Kryn (talk) 03:05, 28 March 2019 (UTC)

I noticed your contributions, too, for which I thank you in return. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 05:18, 28 March 2019 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

Hello. Thank you for the information regarding templates that you have provided. Sorry I did not thank you earlier, I've been very busy in real life and did not proceed with the template creation for now. I will create a side bar template when I am more available. Regardless, thank you for the information. --Wikiemirati (talk) 03:45, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

You are most welcome, and thank you for creating the template. Best regards, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:01, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

BarnstarEdit

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Awarded to all editors who contributed to creating such a fine article on the Notre-Dame de Paris fire so quickly. Well done! Mjroots (talk) 05:21, 16 April 2019 (UTC)

Revert explanation?Edit

Hello, just looking for an explanation as to why you undid my recent edit on List of poisonous plants. My intention was to add a separate column for the plants' common names in the "Other poisonous plants" table in order to unclutter the Description column and mirror the earlier "Poisonous food plants" table; I simultaneously added a few images missing from the Picture column and formatted the Scientific name column to remove the bold type. Is there a reason why any of this doesn't belong? Please remember that good-faith editors should explain their reverts in edit summaries. —PJsg1011 (talk) 20:18, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Hello, the intentions were good but the result brought no improvement to the article. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 20:34, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
Can you please elaborate? I'm trying to make a genuine contribution to the article by correcting what I see as an inconsistency in formatting between the two large tables of which most of the article consists, and also by adding images and making other minor improvements to style wherever it seems they are necessary. I'd love to get the opinions of other editors, but responses like "the result brought no improvement" are obviously not specific enough to be of any use. What, specifically, would constitute an improvement to the article, in your opinion? If you believe the formatting of the tables should simply remain the way it is now, saying that explicitly would be a huge help. —PJsg1011 (talk) 03:41, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
The problem is the width of your table; it ruins the layout of the page. Please try to edit the content by keeping the old format. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:04, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
I'm not sure what width you're referring to – the widths of the individual columns or the width of the table as a whole – but, at least in my browser, the formatting changes I introduced appear extremely subtle relative to the current revision. If you were more specific I'd have a better idea of your perspective. I can certainly see how the Common names column I created would initially be unappealing, but ultimately the intended effect was to produce something that looks consistent with the upper table; maybe I'll try to adjust the upper table instead, so that the common names are not in their own column but in the Description column, as with the lower table. In any case the inconsistency bugs me, as well as the fact that the relevant info about each plant's toxicity appears only after an often very long list of common names in the Description column, buried in the middle of the paragraph rather than immediately accessible to the reader. In the future I'll make more effort to test the layout in a number of different browsers, but I believe the existing layout is problematic enough that I intend to continue to test various formatting changes to one or the other table in an effort to find some compromise. Feel free to revert if you don't agree, but please try to share some more detailed explanations and/or suggestions so that a compromise can be reached sooner. –PJsg1011 (talk) 17:11, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
I meant the width of the table. I edited the column widths and now the two tables look consistent in my browser (latest Mozilla version). What do they look like in your browser? —Cote d'Azur (talk) 18:39, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
Looks great, nice work! I typically use Chrome for editing. My apologies again for rushing to reformat without checking compatibility across browsers. Thanks for being willing to incorporate my changes and find a solution! Also, good catch on transposing the Scientific and Common names columns in the upper table.

Now I'm considering dropping the "Commonly known as..." etc. phrasing from the Common names in the lower table, perhaps also the bold type, if only to be consistent with the upper – what do you think? As for the few remaining missing images, I'm aware that some of these species are so exotic or obscure that decent images specifically featuring their poisonous parts simply do not exist on Wikimedia. Adding those may ultimately require searching public-domain sources elsewhere on the web. —PJsg1011 (talk) 05:09, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Glad it worked! Harmonising the tables is a good idea and your changes are welcome. The existing pictures took a lot of effort to collect. Concerning the rest of the pictures, they are missing because they do not exist or are not good enough to use in this article. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:06, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

Can you please review our edits?Edit

Hello, we are the archivists at Lombard Odier in Geneva and wanted to improve the article relating to the bank, which is in a horrendous state. We proposed a new version on the talk page, and the editor who replied to us kindly suggested we see with people from the Wikiproject Switzerland, where your user name is listed (we since also made a first round of improvements and fixed some formatting issues). The text is a translation of the French article, but we would nevertheless appreciate any comment or suggestion (or corrections!). We have also been trying to upload archives (mostly XIXth century illustrations) on Wikimedia Commons, but the upload seems to have failed for some reason.

Thank you very much in advance for your help, Hello at LO (talk) 12:24, 7 June 2019 (UTC)

Hello and thank you for the message. I will take a look at the article and see if I can help. Greetings to Geneva from the real Côte d'Azur. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 15:34, 7 June 2019 (UTC)

Answer to your emailEdit

Dear Cote d'Azur, thank you for your email (I hope you don't mind me answering here). I don't spend much time here at the moment, so cannot really help you. I haven't looked at the article you mentioned, but I can give you some general advice. You don't need to be an admin to review an article (or accept proposed changes to an article): read the draft, and if it looks good, you can make the changes. If there were comments (e.g. on a previous version of the draft, or because a maintenance template had been added to the article), make sure they are addressed before you approve the changes or remove the template... otherwise, indicate your concerns on the draft... and that should be it ! Hope this helps, Schutz (talk) 09:23, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

Yes, it helps indeed and thank you for the advice. Best regards, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 09:28, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
Great ! The bottom line is "if the requested changes look legitimate to you and contribute to article quality, feel free to implement them". If you do this, you can not really be wrong. All the best, Schutz (talk) 09:40, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
I will try, and many thanks for the encouragement. With best wishes, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 10:00, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

Ways to improve List of 2015 ballet premieresEdit

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Article reviewEdit

Hello, thank you for your review! Do you think it would be better if I posted my request on the WikiProject Switzerland before we move your corrected text into article mainspace? Greetings from Geneva, Hello at LO (talk) 04:53, 1 July 2019 (UTC)

Replacing the old article with the new, very good version is worth every effort. With best wishes, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:02, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

Your edit to the Insect Hotel pageEdit

Hello, I reverted your edit to the Insect Hotel page because, in adding your photos, you are inadvertently deleting two others. Instead of reverting your edit again, I'll insert your photos correctly for you. Many thanks Obscurasky (talk) 12:02, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

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CavesEdit

Thanks for cleaning these out. Ideally Category:Architecture of India, which they all seem to have, should go as well... Johnbod (talk) 11:57, 21 November 2019 (UTC)

My pleasure. Will take out the Category:Architecture of India as well, and thank you for bringing it to my attention. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 12:10, 21 November 2019 (UTC)
Thanks! Actually, Category:Caves containing pictograms in India will almost never be right for these either ("Caves containing pictograms.." is one of the worst CFD renamings). That's for Lascaux cave paintings etc. Johnbod (talk) 12:14, 21 November 2019 (UTC)

Disruptive editingEdit

Evidently, you do not understand the image use policy. Put your collection of image on the Commons. It is not encyclopaedic. Numerical advantage (talk) 09:43, 10 December 2019 (UTC)

There is nothing wrong with the gallery. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 09:45, 10 December 2019 (UTC)
There is something wrong with it: it doesn't comply with the image use policy. What is your difficulty in understanding that policy? Are you aware of it? Have you read it? Numerical advantage (talk) 09:53, 10 December 2019 (UTC)
Your spammy vandalism is getting ridiculous. Stop it. Numerical advantage (talk) 11:57, 12 December 2019 (UTC)
It is rather pointless to come here and dictate to me. Galleries are not forbidden and therefore restoring them is not "spammy vandalism", not even "disruptive editing". —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:00, 14 December 2019 (UTC)

Rename "Landship (Barbados)" to "Barbados Landship"?Edit

See discussion at Talk:Landship (Barbados)#Rename: "Barbados Landship". Cheers, HopsonRoad (talk) 15:26, 29 December 2019 (UTC)

Zaryadye ParkEdit

Hi Cote d'Azur, just a heads up, that IP ended up being the same LTA as Numerical advantage and is now blocked. If you notice the same type of behaviour from another editor, you may want to file an SPI. S0091 (talk) 19:30, 11 January 2020 (UTC)

Hello S0091, and thank you for the message. When Numerical advantage was blocked in December 2019, the same user returned, operating from the following IPs: 178.101.129.247, 2A02:C7F:D851:DF00:590E:DF33:7580:BCAB, 2A02:C7F:D851:DF00:512B:F006:CAFD:28DE, 109.144.211.69, 46.208.152.55, and 51.7.23.30 Thank you for noticing him at Zaryadye Park. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 20:36, 11 January 2020 (UTC)
It's whack-a-mole with these LTAs, Cote d'Azur. S0091 (talk) 20:51, 11 January 2020 (UTC)

WeeabooEdit

Greetings. FYI, boldface can be used not just for the subject of the article, but also for terms in the first couple of paragraphs of an article, or at the beginning of a section of an article, which are the subjects of redirects to the article or section ... for example, subtopics of the article's topic. See MOS:BOLDREDIRECT. Thanks. —Sangdeboeuf (talk) 08:53, 16 January 2020 (UTC)

Addition of 4 sentences regarding the Crac under Ottoman ruleEdit

Hi, can I ask why you undid the 4 lines I added to the article "Krak des Chevaliers" on 2020.02.20 five minutes after I added them?78.191.7.160 (talk) 07:44, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

Hello, because the reference cannot be checked directly. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 08:36, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

That would not appear to violate any wikipedia guidelines, where the principle of verifiability specifies that "Material challenged or likely to be challenged, and all quotations, must be attributed to a reliable, published source". The four lines I added are hardly likely to be challenged; and they are attributed to a "reliable, published source" (France's most prestigious scholarly journal of Middle East history). I can provide a link to the table of contents of the issue where the article appears (https://poj.peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=issue&journal_code=JA&issue=2&vol=307); out of very understandable copyright questions the article is not freely available to non registered users. (A draft of the article is, however, available on academia.edu). Surely that is not wikipedia's standard for authority, that only clickable links on Internet constitute authority. I fail to see how merely removing without comment 4 lines referring to new scholarly research on an important period in the Krak des Chevalier's history has rendered the article better.78.191.7.160 (talk) 11:19, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

I will leave it to your discretion. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 18:14, 1 March 2020 (UTC)

'Salle des Caryatides' versus 'Salle des Cariatides'Edit

You changed to the second spelling as more French in the article Architecture of Paris. I checked Le Grand Dictionnaire Hachette-Oxford (2007), as well as WordReference.com, where both spellings are given for French. I also noticed that Christiane Aulanier's French book has the title: La salle des Caryatides (BnF Notice bibliographique), and she uses this spelling throughout. Also, check this Louvre web page (French language version): Histoire du Louvre - La salle des Caryatides. --Robert.Allen (talk) 22:50, 30 March 2020 (UTC)

Thank you, I will have a look. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:14, 31 March 2020 (UTC)

O Cote...Edit

Can't work out if O Spiritual Pilgrim should be italicized or not! I know songs aren't but compositions, but operas are though. Help! I want to add ""'s to the Holst compositions list if yea. No Swan So Fine (talk) 18:16, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

The title enclosed in quotation marks looks good, and in the list of compositions you can leave it as it is. Thank you for a nice new article, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:08, 1 May 2020 (UTC)

What does 'ce' mean?Edit

Hello, I noticed you undid my revision to Template:Cultural appreciation, and wrote down 'ce' for the summary. What does it mean? 70.122.40.201 (talk) 03:46, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Hello, ce is an abbreviation for "copyedit", please have a look at this. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 05:11, 3 May 2020 (UTC)
OK thanks 70.122.40.201 (talk) 19:02, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Revert of my editionEdit

Hi, I can understand that you undid my edit in Arcadi Volodos because the background is difficult to explain in very few words (although I tried to explain a bit more since someone else undid one of my other edits). The source that I have deleted had been added to the article by an IP that is currently blocked globally because he included hundreds of (fake) references in various language versions of wikipedia, all with the obvious goal to get more views of his own article. You may also have a look into my user talk for more details. Best wishes --Barbasca (talk) 10:16, 3 May 2020 (UTC)

Hallo, the book exists, now it is necessary to find page 51. Regards, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 18:49, 3 May 2020 (UTC)
Hi Cote d'Azur,
Barbasca (talk · contribs) is referring to widespread citation/reference spam by a banned IP on a number of international Wikis. The book 88 notes pour piano solo is used as a ref 431 times on en.wiki alone, and for that reason I've advised Barbasca to take this to WikiProject Spam and ask for advice there. With such widespread international ref spamming it may well be appropriate to delete these refs wholesale and regardless.
Best, == Peter NYC (talk) 00:29, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
Hello, Peter NYC, I would like to check the ref before discarding it. Best, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 05:54, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
Hi Cote d'Azur,
Absolutely, and let us know what you find, please. If you look at Wilhelm Kempf, and then go to the Basque, Catalan, Esperanto, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Simple English, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish entries, you'll find that same book again, sometimes as the only ref, and attesting to that he was a pianist; a great 20th Century pianist; and a German pianist. Sometimes students are referenced. In Emanuel Macron the book is a ref for both Macron playing the piano, and that he attended Amiens Conservatory. In other languages the book is a secondary or tertiary ref for this fact.
BTW, I got the number of pages where the book is referenced in en.Wiki wrong, it is 211 times. However, if you go down just the first page, it is surprising how often "p. 51" appears. That list of 211 entries likely tells you more than it does me. If the book is a worthwhile reference, then it should continue to be listed. I don't have a dog in this fight, I'm simply allergic to spam unless it comes in a can.
Best, == Peter NYC (talk) 07:30, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
Yes, this needs checking (I, too, noticed that page 51 appears very often). We should also wait and see what the WikiProject Spam has to say, then we will know more... —Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:45, 4 May 2020 (UTC)

Heavenly horsesEdit

Just to say its creator was a rather nasty sock whose sockmaster is making legal threats at Commons. I CU blocked him. Doug Weller talk 12:23, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

No problem, and thank you very much for letting me know. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 15:39, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

MoSEdit

Please note that every page of the Manual of Style says this at the top:

It is a generally accepted standard that editors should attempt to follow, though it is best treated with common sense, and occasional exceptions may apply.

What this means is that, unlike Wikipedia policies, MoS is not mandatory. Further several arbitartion cases have established without a doubt that editing to enforce MoS is not an exception to the policies against WP:edit warring.

Please stop changing the position of the image on Fuhrermuseum, thereby edit warring to enforce MoS. Please note that while I certainly do not wp:OWN this article, I did write 85% of it. [1]. Beyond My Ken (talk) 09:14, 15 May 2020 (UTC)

Ok, then let Hans Posse appear to be looking off the page. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 09:21, 15 May 2020 (UTC)

List of Greek TemplesEdit

I see you've looked at this list recently. Do you have any opinion on the choice and order of the columns in the list ? GraemeLeggett (talk) 11:25, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Not yet, but I will take a serious look at it. What is your opinion on this list, please? —Cote d'Azur (talk) 11:29, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Bold in Link in LeadEdit

I've noticed you have modified the lead in several articles that are lists of compositions by classical music composers, specifically by changing this:

This is a list of compositions by Alexander Scriabin.

to this:

This is a list of compositions by Alexander Scriabin.

resulting in the link to the parent composer biography article being in bold. This is strictly prohibited by MoS: no links in bold. This applies to the lead as well as the main text. The way the text stood before was acceptable under MoS, which states that it's okay to quote only part of the page title in the first sentence of the lead.

There have been a lot of arguments, actually out-and-out bloody fights with several people getting severely injured, over this dumb issue in the classical music composition lists. That list project consensus in the past has been to make all lists consistent with "list of compositions" in bold, followed by "by" non-bold and then the composer name wiki-linked but not bold. You would do best to not tamper with this style.

I see you have changed quite a few of them, mostly last December, around Christmas day, and nobody's corrected them. Perhaps you could go through and revert your edits please, as it's a lot of trouble for us to do it. In any case, don't do any more links in bold, on any pages because it does violate MoS. TheUnamedUser (talk) 05:59, 21 June 2020 (UTC)

Largo, SofiaEdit

Hello, I noticed that you returned the picture that I changed in Largo, Sofia. The picture that you returned is outdated and does not reflect the current state of the square. Regards. Gerg2013 (talk) 15:45, 6 July 2020 (UTC)

I added the new picture in the most relevant section. Cheers, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:19, 15 July 2020 (UTC)
Thank you so much! Gerg2013 (talk) 09:09, 15 July 2020 (UTC)

Precious anniversaryEdit

Precious
 
Five years!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:39, 31 July 2020 (UTC)

Thank you and greetings to Idstein. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:42, 31 July 2020 (UTC)

Ramesseum magician's boxEdit

Thank your for your edits to this article. Tribe of Tiger Let's Purrfect! 02:08, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

My pleasure, and thank you for your contributions to it. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 03:37, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

PACAEdit

Hi. Thanks for your edits. I was once a very prolific editor. I lived in Avignon for 12 years until 2000. Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 04:15, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

Hello, how could you leave Avignon? Such a nice place! I live near Cannes and could never leave... Thank you for the edits to the French Riviera and greetings from there, —Cote d'Azur (talk) 04:23, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Good question! I left to take up an invitation to work at a university in Bangkok, and I've been in Thailand ever since. The Provence (especially Avignon) is the best place I ever lived. Best climate (except for the Mistral), extraordinary geodiversity, and the world's best wine and food. Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 04:44, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
The Mistral is a problem even here in winter, but it clears the air pollution. Do you still play the piano? —Cote d'Azur (talk) 04:52, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

List of Roman triumphal archesEdit

What is better about section headers titled "List" and "Destroyed arches" versus headers titled "Remaining arches" and "Destroyed arches"? "List" is in the title of the article and doesn't describe the section contents or what distinguishes them from the other list in the other section. AmateurEditor (talk) 06:14, 20 October 2020 (UTC)

"Remaining arches" looks odd. Apart from that, the title "List" is always used in list artcles. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 06:22, 20 October 2020 (UTC)
Why do you think it is always used? Of the 28 list articles in Template:Ancient Roman architecture lists, only one uses "List" as a section header and that is excused by that article having just a single section, unlike this one. List of Roman triumphal arches has two lists in separate sections, but only one is being called "List". If we follow the pattern of the other list articles, neither section should. The section headers should describe their contents in a way that distinguishes them from the other sections in the article. If you would rather change the section header to something other than "Remaining arches", that's fine with me, but "List" is insufficient. AmateurEditor (talk) 07:53, 20 October 2020 (UTC)
I changed the first section header to "Existing arches", if that looks less odd to you. AmateurEditor (talk) 00:12, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

October harvestEdit

October
 

Some apples left for you, with thanks for all the music. See my talk today for an expressive image. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 14:27, 30 October 2020 (UTC)

Thank you, that is very kind of you. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 05:53, 31 October 2020 (UTC)

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WP 20Edit

 

Thank for your help with Jerome Kohl! - Happy Wikipedia 20, - proud of a little bit on the Main page today, and 5 years ago, and 10 years ago, look: create a new style - revive - complete! I sang in the revival mentioned. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 19:25, 15 January 2021 (UTC)

Thank you, and happy WP anniversary to you, too. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 07:01, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
... proud today of a pic I took --Gerda Arendt (talk) 20:25, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

File Saxon SwitzerlandEdit

Good Evening

My problem with this image is, that there are two images of one thing - Saxon Switzerland. One should be enough. I would be very pleased, if you can stop ignoring half of the reasons I gave you. Of course, it has something to with the economy, but this place is already mentioned in tourism. That should be enough.

Thank you! --Geoprofi Lars (talk) 18:26, 17 January 2021 (UTC)

Good evening. The two pictures illustrate two different things and are in different sections. This is not forbidden. —Cote d'Azur (talk) 18:43, 17 January 2021 (UTC)