User talk:DroEsperanto

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Again, welcome! --EncycloPetey 22:02, 1 August 2009 (UTC)


Thanks very much for adding audio to entries. If you would, please use {{subst:PAGENAME}}, so that the audio file name is not dynamic. --EncycloPetey 22:02, 1 August 2009 (UTC)

Oh, whoops! Sorry. I was just copying and pasting from the Category:Requests for audio pronunciation page. I'll go correct it on that page now. Thanks for letting me know! DroEsperanto 22:08, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
And thanks for correcting the advice page. --EncycloPetey 22:15, 1 August 2009 (UTC)


While I endeavored to listen to, trim, and clean up each recording I did, a few are clipped, awkward, noisy, or whatever else. If you find one of these, please don't hesitate to replace it, whether or not it is mine. This is still a wiki, and it is therefore designed to be edited, updated, and changed. Audio is no exception, in my opinion. You may wish to include in the comment a note about what was wrong and why you are changing it, for the benefit of patrollers.

I think Connel was originally running an extension to Dvortybot that inserted audio into Wiktionary entries directly. It looked for the end of the Pronunciation section and then backed up to before any lines having to do with rhymes or hyphenation, and which did not already have audio of some sort. This program generated an errors-and-omissions list (on the order of five to ten percent of entries) that I usually filled in by hand, with the aid of a button I added to the user interface.

I'm not certain, but I think I did do the first 6000 audio files entirely by hand. I don't program, so I have only a general understanding of how it all worked. Probably the typo you mention is built into a bot somewhere that I don't personally control, but I'll check on it if ever I get going again. --Dvortygirl 04:05, 12 August 2009 (UTC)