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Dialects moduleEdit

Hey, I saw that you haven't yet edited the label at Module:en:Dialects. Are you having difficulty understanding how Lua code works, or just haven't gotten to doing it yet? — Eru·tuon 21:50, 17 October 2016 (UTC)

@Erutuon: To be honest, I am not 100% enthusiastic about using "alter" as it does not provide brackets. I prefer brackets, and most other similar examples that I have found have them. Mihia (talk) 01:55, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
@Mihia: The module that services {{alter}} should probably be modified to add brackets, at least for languages that do not have transliteration, then. It is the template that is supposed to be used; if it isn't satisfactory, it needs to be improved. — Eru·tuon 02:08, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
In fact, @ObsequiousNewt has already posted on Template talk:alter and made the same comment as you just did. — Eru·tuon 02:10, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
@Erutuon: OK, well I added "British English" to the label in Module:en:Dialects anyway. I will raise the brackets again at the "Beer Parlour" thread and see if anyone wants to do the work to add them. Mihia (talk) 19:30, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
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You're adding inflections in the wrong order. The past forms must come last, e.g. en-verb|gives|giving|gave|given. Equinox 21:25, 7 November 2016 (UTC)

@Equinox Oh yeah, thanks for spotting that. I haven't been looking properly at what I've been doing with those. Mihia (talk) 21:50, 7 November 2016 (UTC)

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Closing out requests for verificationEdit

On a number of occasions, you have removed an "rfv" tag for lack of citations, but did not mark the corresponding entry on Requests for verification/English. If you read the process at the top of the page, you need to mark the entry as RFV-failed when you close out an entry that has not gotten any citations. This acts as a heads-up to people who might want to make a last check before deleting something. Kiwima (talk) 21:10, 1 June 2017 (UTC)

@Kiwima: I don't understand what you are referring to. Please give a specific example of what I did and what I should have done differently. Mihia (talk) 23:01, 1 June 2017 (UTC)

In December 2016 you made this revision, but if you look at the entry for "go in" on Requests for verification/English, you did not edit the entry to say RFV-failed. Yesterday, I noticed that you had done so, and put in the notice, which then waits for a week before the entry is removed from Requests for verification. This allows anyone who has a problem with the decision to make a final search for citations at that point or argue that it is not actually a fail. You did the same thing here on "spin" and here on "mercy me". Kiwima (talk) 00:04, 2 June 2017 (UTC)

OK, I see. You said "you have removed an 'rfv' tag for lack of citations". It sounds as if you meant I removed the tag but left the entry in place, which would not make sense with "for lack of citations". Mihia (talk) 13:36, 2 June 2017 (UTC)

all over the placeEdit

Don't you find it ironic that the entry for "all over the place" is all over the place? -- 22:04, 11 December 2017 (UTC)

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Your comments in RFDEdit

Hi. Just passing by to say that I really appreciate your comments in discussion pages; I always find them well-pondered and thought out. For example, over at RFD, you're one of the few people I'm always interested to read, because I don't see you resort to some nonsensical rationale when you want to keep an entry. Thank you. Canonicalization (talk) 17:35, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

@Canonicalization: Thank you! That's very kind of you to say so! Mihia (talk) 17:44, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

&lits come first?Edit

Hi. Where did you learn that? I usually move them to the end because they are the least interesting and most obvious. Equinox 18:54, 9 February 2020 (UTC)

@Equinox: It is only based on what I remember seeing on other pages. Please move it back if you like, but it might be worth raising it at the Beer Parlour to see what people generally think? Mihia (talk) 18:59, 9 February 2020 (UTC)
@Equinox: See Wiktionary:Beer_parlour/2020/February#Positioning_of_.22.26lit.22_entries. Mihia (talk) 11:33, 10 February 2020 (UTC)

not yetEdit

Before we sign off on the rfv, I thought I'd give you a peek into the mind of the person who added the challenged sense (as an IP): this is typical of the way they approach English adverbs and prepositional phrases- any resemblance to actual English is strictly coincidental. You can see why I'm a bit nervous about this rfv. Chuck Entz (talk) 20:13, 25 July 2021 (UTC)

@Chuck Entz: It's getting a bit complicated because the original challenged sense, "almost, not quite", which I think is the one you are referring to, has now been removed. The present challenged sense, "yet not: nonetheless not", was added recently in this edit. I don't understand either of these senses, but other people seem to support one or other of them. Fresh opinions at Wiktionary:Requests_for_verification/English#not_yet would be useful I think, if you wish to comment there. Mihia (talk) 20:54, 25 July 2021 (UTC)