User talk:Rich Farmbrough

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

See my comments at Wiktionary:Administrators if u'd be so kind --Wonderfool 22:48, 23 Apr 2005 (UTC)

And welcome, by the way!!!


Is that for real?? we don't seem to have an entry for the language. SemperBlotto 21:57, 24 Jun 2005 (UTC)



Hello, and welcome to Wiktionary. Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wiktionarian! By the way, you can sign your name on Talk (discussion) and vote pages using four tildes, like this: ~~~~, which automatically produces your name and the current date. If you have any questions, see the help pages, add a question to the beer parlour or ask me on my Talk page. Again, welcome! --Connel MacKenzie T C 19:20, 23 November 2005 (UTC)


I've noticed you seem to be doing some really neat stuff with the JavaScript.


I'm not sure the way you are addressing double redirects is quite right though. On the English Wiktionary, we tend to want redirects to point only to the properly capitalized entry...that is, a capitalized inflected form of a word should redirect to the lower case inflection with the same spelling. That entry (in turn) should describe the details about that form of the word (e.g. Past participle of whatever) and list translations, pronunciations etc. for that form.

I periodically run off line tools that list erroneous redirects. As far as I know, only idioms are exempt from the rule of redirecting only to correct capitalization.

Anyway, you do seem more comfortable with JavaScript than I am. Please keep at it! Every experiment seems valuable. --Connel MacKenzie T C 19:20, 23 November 2005 (UTC)


Hi! I see you've created that template, and I'm curious; what's the benefit to using a template to add references rather than <references/> directly? It seems unnecessary, and it breaks/circumvents the ref-no-refs abuse filter tag... - -sche (discuss) 06:49, 2 October 2011 (UTC)

pur sang[edit]

Please see the formatting changes I have made. It's standard to use {{term}}, and WT:ELE dictates that the etymology come first. Thanks! --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 18:15, 8 September 2012 (UTC)

Thanks, I will endeavour to follow the appropriate guidelines, but must perforce rely on the regulars here. Rich Farmbrough, 18:33, 8 September 2012 (UTC).
Please skim through WT:ELE. For example, only language names get headers like ==this==. Also, please format your quotations per WT:QUOTE. Thanks! --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 18:53, 8 September 2012 (UTC)