User talk:Piet Delport

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The current Proofread of the Month is

Great Speeches of the War  (1915)
by Various authors.

Last month completed: The Botany of the Antarctic Voyage
The next scheduled collaboration will begin in August.

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Yann (talk) 11:00, 27 August 2009 (UTC)

Scheme: An Interpreter for Extended Lambda Calculus[edit]

I've marked it as a possible copyright violation and placed it on Wikisource:Possible copyright violations#Scheme: An Interpreter for Extended Lambda Calculus. It's not PD-USGov, and there's not enough information about the publication history to say anything else about it.--Prosfilaes (talk) 20:08, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

(Responded there, thanks.) --Piet Delport (talk) 00:11, 8 September 2009 (UTC)
After I closed the discussion, it has been identified to me that we probably should be applying {{OTRS ticket}} to the work. Would you be so kind to refer to m:OTRS and provide the relevant details to info@wikisource.org so that the correspondence can be appropriately recorded and filed. Thanks. -- billinghurst (talk) 23:14, 1 October 2009 (UTC)
(Thank you, responded there. --Piet Delport (talk) 15:40, 3 October 2009 (UTC))
Rather than do those boring repetitive bits manually, we have Wikisource:Bot requests where one can leave a request to let a bot be bored. Often it is mine, however, others do have them. -- billinghurst (talk) 15:56, 3 October 2009 (UTC)
Oh, it's no problem; i just wanted an explicit pointer to the discussion in case anyone reads this in future. --Piet Delport (talk) 16:02, 3 October 2009 (UTC)
Thank you for the vote of confidence! This is my first Wikisource contribution, learning as i go along, so feedback, criticism, and suggestions are especially appreciated. --Piet Delport (talk) 23:45, 7 October 2009 (UTC)


Hi. I see you moved it to title case. I just wanted to let you know you that unlike Wikipedia we do not enforce title case here (yet; maybe we will have a firmer convention some day), so you were not obliged to make the move you did. Personally I prefer to title my works using sentence case. (I've deleted the redirects, as requested) Hesperian 23:58, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

Thank you. I went with sentence case initially following the style guide's recommendation, but then realized how out of place it looks when linked from elsewhere, where title case is by far the standard for this kind of work. I decided to better get the move over with quickly, before there are stable links to the old capitalization requiring the redirects to be maintained. --Piet Delport (talk) 01:30, 8 October 2009 (UTC)
Fair enough. It is entirely up to you. Hesperian 01:34, 8 October 2009 (UTC)

Uploading open-access papers systematically[edit]

Hi there, I saw that you had signed up at Wikisource:WikiProject Academic Papers, so I thought I'd ask your opinion on scaling up the import of open-access materials, as discussed at Wikisource:Scriptorium#Scaling_up_the_import_of_open-access_sources. Thanks and cheers, -- Daniel Mietchen - WiR/OS (talk) 12:42, 10 August 2011 (UTC)