User talk:MattLongCT

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Again, welcome! — billinghurst sDrewth 02:03, 23 December 2017 (UTC)

Do feel free to have a WikiProject[edit]

Hi. Welcome. Do feel that anything that you are doing in that coordination space is able to be in the Wikisource:WikiProjects space. It has a broad scope to cover any sort of coordinated transcription or organisational aspects. — billinghurst sDrewth 02:05, 23 December 2017 (UTC)

Alright I'll move it. I was sorta worried that it wasn't ready in some way. Thank you for the help.MattLongCT (talk) 02:09, 23 December 2017 (UTC)

Category:Politics of the United States/Carl Schurz[edit]

We don't create category subdirectories like that. Nor do we categorize by author.

Author pages are used to list works according to author. Or, if a set of pages are about that author, we have a section of the Author page set aside for that. If the person who is a subject is not an author, and won't have an Author page, then we use a Portal.

Our policy is to delete categories that group by author, since they are not needed. --EncycloPetey (talk) 22:21, 23 December 2017 (UTC)

What are the alternatives to this category? Should it go in a portal? Without it, Category:Politics of the United States gets flooded with more than 150 articles that really should be grouped together. Any suggestions to alleviate that to help readers find more diverse articles? Thank you. MattLongCT (talk) 22:27, 23 December 2017 (UTC)
We don't worry about "flooding" categories. As I said, we list articles on Author pages and Portals as an organized way to present complex topics. --EncycloPetey (talk) 23:05, 23 December 2017 (UTC)

footer text[edit]

You moved this text out of the footer [1], which will cause the word to be duplicated. The word was in the footer because older texts would often duplicate the first word of the next page at the bottom of the preceding page, to make oral presentation easier.

That word should remain in the footer. --EncycloPetey (talk) 03:09, 31 December 2017 (UTC)

@EncycloPetey: Thank you for fixing that embarrassing error on my part. I'm still trying to get the hang of a lot of things. I really appreciate the help a lot; I just have a lot to learn. MattLongCT (talk) 03:11, 31 December 2017 (UTC)

US legislation...[edit]

I was sure English Wikisource had a set of templates for these to add "anchor"s and indentation for these. I would suggest asking on the Scriptorum. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 09:43, 5 February 2018 (UTC)

WS:WPV assitance[edit]

Would you mind helping to validate this work? The assistance of the WikiProject has been requested, and you are as of current the only other participant. TE(æ)A,ea. (talk) 11:08, 12 October 2018 (UTC).

@TE(æ)A,ea.: My apologies for not helping before. I am not back to being active on the project! ―Matthew J. Long -Talk- 19:47, 26 January 2019 (UTC)



I do apologize, I wanted to adjust letter spacing at Page:Bohemia An Historical Sketch.djvu/6 and by mistake I edited an old version of the page and thus the validation was removed. Can you validate it again, please?

Thank you very much!

--Jan Kameníček (talk) 08:52, 31 January 2019 (UTC)

Jan.Kamenicek (talkcontribs), done. ―Matthew J. Long -Talk- 23:15, 31 January 2019 (UTC)