User talk:Lukas

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Again, welcome! — billinghurst sDrewth 06:21, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

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Italicizing is my current task, I've made it up to paper 17. If you've got an electronic SRT (which sounds like a good thing to me) and can import it with some fancy formatting, go for it. In this particular case, I'm not sure if the DjVu files are necessary; I'm on my way to the Scriptorium to see if anybody's answered my earlier question. Xaxafrad (talk) 09:46, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

After a little digging, I think we'd like a copy of the 1st edition as scanned files on Wikisource, perhaps followed by comparing it to the SRT, and adding footnotes to the spots where errors and changes have occurred. I'll start working on importing the DjVu files to bring it in line with the rest of Wikisource, unless you beat me to it. ;) Xaxafrad (talk) 19:48, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

Your changes to the Foreword looked fine, except for some jumps in section numbering, but that's probably from the old vs new ref system. I'll let your script do the italics....I was just flipping through my paper copy looking for italics; it would take me weeks to finish, whereas you could probably do it in a few days. Xaxafrad (talk) 07:08, 19 January 2011 (UTC)

I was just reviewing random stuff for formatting consistency, and I just noticed the nature of the punctuation/quotation mark changes you made. In most cases where you put a comma or question mark inside the quote marks, they weren't really quotations. Most of them were formatting characters used to produce italics, and doing a little research on proper formatting, I found Wikipedia's guidelines, which specifically excludes punctuation from being italicized (well, not in all cases; I'm referring to a single emphasized words, or list of words). I hope this won't seriously disturb your efforts. Xaxafrad (talk) 08:24, 24 January 2011 (UTC)