User talk:Lo Ximiendo

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Again, welcome! Beeswaxcandle (talk) 07:04, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

LibriVox Recordings[edit]

Hi, in answer to your questions about LibriVox Recordings. We're not directly linked to LibriVox. In a few cases where there is a good recording of a work on LibriVox we've added a link, but this is not something that we've been doing routinely.

In terms of whether a recording can be made based on the copy of a work that we host, you will need to check the license under which we host the work. If the license is fine, and the work is complete, then feel free to use the work as the basis for your recording. I personally would recommend that only recordings of Validated works are made. These works have gone through proofreading by two different people here and are generally considered a reliable version of the original text. Beeswaxcandle (talk) 07:11, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

Then that means that I can't make LibriVox recordings for All in the Golden Afternoon or the rest of Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There to add to the Wikisource? Are they both validated or not, and will they ever be? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 07:23, 30 July 2012 (UTC)
It doesn't mean that you can't, it was only my personal recommendation as then the source is clear.

Currently these two works are not validated and there is no information as to where they were copied from. One day they will be, but I can't tell when that day will be. Looking-Glass is an important work for us to host properly (as CI said on the talk page) and I'll note it for dealing with when my current projects are in a better state.

However, this doesn't stop you making a recording. Beeswaxcandle (talk) 07:47, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There has now been fully proofread and validated from a first edition source. Beeswaxcandle (talk) 05:45, 24 August 2012 (UTC)

In reply to your question on proofreading[edit]

Nah, there's no need for a copy of the book. Just go to the index page Index:The Fate of Fenella (1892).djvu (which is actually a scan of the actual book equipped with a proofreading mechanism) and click on any of the redlinked page numbers. The page text will already be there in the edit box, because the scan was OCRed from IA before it was uploaded here. All you need to do is format the text according to how the page looks. (I hope I made at least some sense!) See Help:Beginner's guide to proofreading for more info. Best regards,—Clockery Fairfeld [t·c] 13:46, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Is it okay to leave out the phrase "Digitized by Google" when proofreading? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 15:04, 12 March 2014 (UTC)
Not only is it okay, it's also established practice not to include anything which did not appear in the original book (this includes the Google watermark). —Clockery Fairfeld [t·c] 15:25, 12 March 2014 (UTC)
How do we handle lists of authors? --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 15:36, 12 March 2014 (UTC)
In this case, it seems to be really complicated. Usually, title pages are really simple (albeit with lots of formatting), but this one seems to be a particularly vicious specimen. I'll have a crack at it, let me know if there's anything wrong with how it seems to you... —Clockery Fairfeld [t·c] 04:59, 13 March 2014 (UTC)
What you did seems quite impressive; you could make links to the authors such as the one to the pen name of Helen Mathers. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 12:14, 13 March 2014 (UTC)
I had to go then to study Hindi (we have an exam tomorrow). I think I'll be here for a while now before I go and study the rest, so I'll try to link them all now. (Like I said, usually titlepages aren't so complicated!) —Clockery Fairfeld [t·c] 12:29, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

text indent in The Fate of Fenella[edit]

Hi! Thanks for your work on The Fate of Fenella. One gotcha you need to look out for before you get much further though, the way you're using {{text-indent}} will break when you go and put the entire book together in the main namespace. It's some weird stuff involving how HTML entities go together. We usually don't try to represent paragraph first line indentations anyway, and while it is possible to do it in a way that doesn't break (you'd need to make a new set of templates), I don't know if you'd be better off just not doing it. Prosody (talk) 23:00, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Oh, one other thing--when a new page starts with a new line, we put {{nop}} at the end of the previous page on its own line. That's what keeps the last line of the previous page and the first line of the next page separate when we put them together. Prosody (talk) 23:03, 12 March 2014 (UTC)
You're welcome, Prosody. Could you give me an example of where to put {{nop}}? (On another note, I hate the second quiz at Distributed Proofers with a passion.) --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 23:30, 12 March 2014 (UTC)
If you look at pages 10 and 11, you'll see that page 11 starts with a new line. To make that show up right when you're finished, go to page 10, go down to the bottom, start a new blank line after the text, then put {{nop}} on that line. I've already done it for that page. Prosody (talk) 23:35, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

The Tsar's Window.djvu[edit]

Inserted the missing images.— Ineuw talk 21:28, 15 November 2014 (UTC)

Thanks, much appreciated. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 07:50, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

Linking to scan pages[edit]

Please do not create actual wiki links directly to scan pages, for example as you did here: Page:Bradley - For Luncheon and Supper Guests.djvu/11. Instead, please use a template like the family of {{DJVU page link}} templates, which will only render as a link within appropriate namespaces and not within the main namespace. See here as an example, which rendered like this. -- Mukkakukaku (talk) 03:58, 17 March 2017 (UTC)