User talk:Herr Beethoven

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Again, welcome! Billinghurst (talk) 13:02, 18 March 2011 (UTC)

I reverted our edit as it does not align with the cited text. Happy for you to provide evidence on why we should work with your preferred edit. Billinghurst (talk) 13:02, 18 March 2011 (UTC)

Oh, Sorry! I never thought about the original source. I just did that because "brother" does not make sense in that context, nor is it in the original German text. Herr Beethoven (talk) 03:06, 19 March 2011 (UTC)
What a great catch! I would think that it would be worth an annotation to that effect then. Either put a comment into the notes, or you can use <ref group=annotation>{{user annotation|Original text states:"… …" which would translate as "… …"}}</ref>. We would also need to stick an appropriate heading at the base and something like <references group="annotation" /> at the base of the document. If you need a hand, let me know. Again, great job. Billinghurst (talk) 11:50, 19 March 2011 (UTC)
Nibelungenlied/Adventure I: Is this what you mean? Herr Beethoven (talk) 16:58, 19 March 2011 (UTC)
Your second correction made me very suspicious of our source, so I checked against an image of the publication, and these would seem to be errors in transcription effort. As they are sense-making corrections, I have pretty much gone back to your first position and just corrected the text and referenced the page that I used for that correction. Can I say that this is why our preference is for our new methodology of proofreading and validating against the images themselves. Thanks for the corrections, and an apology if it seems as if I was mucking you around. Billinghurst (talk) 22:29, 19 March 2011 (UTC)