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My cleanup contribution[edit]

Greetings and salutations, it has been ages since I contacted you, which you should consider to be a good thing. :-)

I am cleaning up some PSM related info and came across this Wikisource:WikiProject Popular Science Monthly/Statistics. The last update was sometimes in 2014, and I feel that if this cannot be updated automatically, the we should delete it. I consider the maintenance of such table is a lot of unnecessary work. I also believe that stats for PSM can be filtered out of available statistical pages on Wikisource at wmflabs, since I see there a lot dealing with various statistics. If this is possible then we should just add link to it. Your thoughts? — Ineuw talk 19:57, 6 November 2017 (UTC)

Glory of Women[edit]

The page Glory of Women is in disarray, you might have made some typo while editing it, judging by its history. --CopperKettle (talk) 18:23, 26 December 2017 (UTC)

Thanks— Mpaa (talk) 22:09, 26 December 2017 (UTC)

Formatting for Genius[edit]

Noted your fixes to errors in formatting. Thanks. I have been going through the work to make needed changes, but will be taking a break. I'll finish in a bit. Londonjackbooks (talk) 22:20, 22 February 2018 (UTC)

Yepp.— Mpaa (talk) 22:21, 22 February 2018 (UTC)
@Londonjackbooks: I am going to clean this up as well, Index:Fifes and Drums, Poems of America at War, Vigilantes, 1917.djvu. Let me know if you would like to do it.
Man, I'm just creating all sorts of work for you :) I'll gladly take care of it! Londonjackbooks (talk) 19:15, 25 February 2018 (UTC)
Is there an issue with the span style: line height notation at all? Londonjackbooks (talk) 19:22, 25 February 2018 (UTC)
I think the quick way-out is just to replace span with div in this case. If this is ok for you, for me it is a very quick job to do it.
If you think your method would be faster, would you mind making the replacements? If there is ever any work that needs a more manual approach—whether I worked on it or no—let me know, and I can help out! Londonjackbooks (talk) 21:04, 25 February 2018 (UTC)
I guess I should ask how one checks for lint errors without going through page by page. Londonjackbooks (talk) 19:26, 25 February 2018 (UTC)
I am trying to cleanup at least "html5-misnesting" in Page ns, but it is tough. No easy way to see which pages are involved (I run a script in pywikibot, which makes it a bit easier, otherwise the only way is via [1], which unfortunately is cluttered by 2-3 works mainly). Also no easy way to understand the issue, even if for this category 99% is due to span vs div formatting.— Mpaa (talk) 20:46, 25 February 2018 (UTC)


I went through the whole of Stops of Various Quills changing larger to larger block, but there are still at least three pages that show up as having lint issues (span: Output not from a single template). Can't figure out where the problem lies...

Londonjackbooks (talk) 15:34, 5 March 2018 (UTC)

Should be gone now. I guess a caching issue in SpecialPages.— Mpaa (talk) 23:11, 5 March 2018 (UTC)
Yup, it's gone for me. Thanks, Londonjackbooks (talk) 23:14, 5 March 2018 (UTC)

Removal of Google notices[edit]

Hello Mpaa. I recently uploaded Commons:File:Paquita; poema em XVI cantos, Bulhão Pato, 1894.djvu to Commons, but did not catch the presence of a Google notice until after upload. Do you know how to remove the notice? I also created a corresponding index over at the Portuguese Wikisource, and am not sure how removal of the notice will affect things over there. Any help is appreciated. Thanks, Londonjackbooks (talk) 17:50, 2 July 2018 (UTC)

Done (I removed some extra useless pages). I think nothing will be affected in the index, except that now the file has 540 pages and not 546.— Mpaa (talk) 21:24, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
Thank you so much :) Londonjackbooks (talk) 04:12, 3 July 2018 (UTC)