User talk:Yodin

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Again, welcome! — billinghurst sDrewth 02:44, 11 July 2012 (UTC)

Extra space[edit]

When I reviewed this I removed a bunch of extra spaces. You might want to look at Help:Beginner's_guide_to_typography, if you have an questions you can ask on my talk page or at Wikisource:Scriptorium. Looks like your are doing a great job on your project :) JeepdaySock (AKA, Jeepday) 16:06, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the guidance (and compliment). I've gone through the guide more thoroughly now, and am still trying to pick up how you experienced scribes do things, so the correction is much appreciated too. :D --xensyriaT 17:20, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

OCR gadget[edit]

Have you seen the OCR gadget that, when activated, appears in the toolbar in Page: ns? It works pretty well these days. — billinghurst sDrewth 05:02, 3 February 2017 (UTC)

Thanks @Billinghurst: Samwilson did mention it when he fixed this page for me. I thought it just ripped the OCR layer from the DJVU file, but yes this is much better than whatever Internet Archive seems to be using! It does seem to add ligatures (e.g. fi, fl, etc.) and fancy apostrophes/quotations marks though... What would be the best way to fix this? Phabricator? --YodinT 11:50, 3 February 2017 (UTC)
Hmm, quirky, I have not had that issue before. One-offs, please just fix. If you have a lot to do, then you canlet it do its thing, and get someone to run a bot through to cleanup via asking at Wikisource:Bot requests. OR, you can use the m:TemplateScript which is a local gadget, and utilise some regex scripts to do these cleanups. OU will see that I have a series of scripts to do this sort of legwork in User:Billinghurst/common.js. No perfect way, it comes down to preference and balance. — billinghurst sDrewth 12:14, 3 February 2017 (UTC)
Ok, thanks! --YodinT 12:17, 3 February 2017 (UTC)