User talk:Tryggr

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CSpurrier: Dont bother welcoming me.

Can I welcome you then?! → CGorman (Talk) 20:15, 9 July 2005 (UTC)
No. Tongue.png I'm waiting for a username change to this name. See Wikinews:Changing_username#Current_requests. --Tryggr 20:19, 9 July 2005 (UTC)

Hello[edit]

Welcome[edit]

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Print Edition[edit]

Hello, I would be glad to have any help you are interested in giving. Let me know what you would like to help with. Thanks--Cspurrier 02:38, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)

WikiNews Network[edit]

I will be on IRC until 0400 UTC. NGerda 02:39, Jun 18, 2005 (UTC)

Regarding your interest in WikiNews Network, we are currently testing out an easy-to-use system to submit a show and get broadcasting. We expect this system to be ready within the next couple of weeks. I greatly appreciate your interest in WikiNews Network, and hopefully you will still be interested in doing broadcasts when are system is ready. NGerda 01:12, Jun 18, 2005 (UTC)

Country of the week[edit]

Glad to see you have added your name to COTW. Feel free to vote once a week, or to nominate new countries from the list. → CGorman (Talk) 19:01, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Original reporting[edit]

Hi, thanks for the note. I will have to have a look through the final stories and see what of my reporting is still there, I think most of it was overwritten by more sourced material. ClareWhite 8 July 2005 12:38 (UTC)

User renaming[edit]

Hi. I can't rename your account, because the new username already exists. The new username must not exist on the site, yet, for the rename proces to work. -- IlyaHaykinson 21:00, 9 July 2005 (UTC)

Tasks[edit]

Hi,

thanks for your ideas. Please do edit m:Development tasks freely. It would also be nice if you could make it to the research meeting today at 16:00 UTC [1] on irc.freenode.net.

Some comments:

Basic scripting in templates (if/else logic is all that is needed)

See MediaZilla:1689 and MediaZilla:364 for some existing code and discussions, as well as m:Extended template syntax. This includes if/else logic. Brion believes that templates should be kept as simple as possible, and has not been very enthusiastic about enhancements. Any new proposal will really have to be newbie-friendly and minimal.

Infobox auto-creator (working on this in PHP so even idiots can quickly create customized infoboxes)

Sounds interesting. See w:Wikipedia:Proposal for Table: namespace and intuitive table editor for some ideas on this.

'Source' button on edit page to insert generic source

Yes, I think having custom extensions to the edit toolbar for purposes like this makes sense. This shouldn't be too hard, someone just needs to come up with a nice button. I've added customizability to the simple tasklist.

Search results need to have a "sort by date" option because date is more relevant in news than MediaWiki's "relevancy" calculations - which are rather irrelevant to our news.

Sorting by last-edited might be possible, but probably tricky (we're using Lucene instead of MediaWiki's internal search engine). Probably best to talk to Brion about it.

--Eloquence 05:37, 10 July 2005 (UTC)

Finland: Country of the Week[edit]

Hi, if you need some help in finding Finnish news in English here it is;

159753 12:25, 17 July 2005 (UTC)