User talk:Samwilson

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Stale[edit]

I'm afraid I think your story about Cantonment Hill being sold is too stale to publish now, as we would effectively be reporting on news that actually happened on Thursday. This is too late. Don't let this put you off; the best thing to do here is to do a follow up report-maybe try and get an interview with parties involved or report on the current status. Please give me a shout if you have any questions.   Tris   08:49, 26 January 2010 (UTC)

Ah, yes, I see. Thank you for being so polite. I think I saw that the article had been marked for deletion and thought it was because someone thought it was no good. Is it okay? Apart from being too late, I mean. What happens to it now? Does it just get deleted? Thanks for your help! — Sam Wilson ( TalkContribs ) … 12:30, 26 January 2010 (UTC)
  • When an article is marked {{stale}} it's a sort-of warning you've a couple of days to save it. That can be through finding a more recent source with additional information to add to the article or, as Tris says, getting WN:OR comment from parties directly involved. --Brian McNeil / talk 13:03, 26 January 2010 (UTC)

Re: Duplication of RSS tool, sorry[edit]

No problem, your tool is more general and quite different! Mine is just a specific application for a specific need. I don't have time to actively maintain it, so I'm happy that somebody else is working on something better. :) --Pietrodn (talk) 22:00, 28 June 2016 (UTC)