User talk:Time

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Thanks for your work categorizing non-English articles. However, I would request you avoid specific categorizations and simply add pages to general "language" categories. For example, a Russian article could be a member of Category:Network which you may want to move to Category:Network (Русский). However, this category does not exist. Rather, the appropriate category would be Category:Сеть. To be safe, simply categorize Russian articles as Category:Русский and allow Russian-speaking users to re-categorize appropriately.

Subcategories are listed on each general "language" category page (e.g. see the "Subcategories" section on Category:Русский). The concern is that you are creating duplicate categories.

-- pointone 21:29, 7 December 2009 (EST)

I realize that your recommendation is sensible and well thought out. However, basing on other languages' naming conventions, the names for categories appear to be [[Category:Name in English (Localized language)]], as opposed to [[Category:Translated name]] or [[Category:Language]]. See: Arch Linux User-Community Repository (AUR) (Italiano), for example. It contains the categories: Category:About Arch (Italiano), Category:Package management (Italiano), Category:Development (Italiano), Category:Arch development (Italiano), Category:General (Italiano), instead of a translated name. Time 18:23, 7 December 2009 (EST)
The point I wished to make was to avoid creating new categories unless planning on re-categorizing everything; every language seems to follow a different scheme:
  • Category:Páginas ordenadas por tema (Español) and Español categories are of the form [[Category:Name in Español (Español)]]
  • Category:Pages sorted by topic (Česky) and Česky categories are of the form [[Category:Name in English (Česky)]]
  • Category:Русский]] and Русский categories are of the form [[Category:Name in Русский]]
If able to understand existing category names (e.g. in the case of Česky, Italiano), please do re-categorize appropriately. Otherwise, every language has a [[Category:Language]] page which should be treated as Category:Uncategorized (English), in my opinion.
-- pointone 21:29, 7 December 2009 (EST)
Hmm, every language does seem to follow a different scheme, notoriously Spanish as you pointed out. I'll look into re-categorizing the affected pages (Russian, etc.) Thanks. Time 21:56, 7 December 2009 (EST)

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This is how they do:

Message. --User A
:responding to User A. --User B
::responding to User B. --User C
:responding to User A. --User D

Please top edit warring. You increase indent when responding to a message, it's that simple. Time 18:23, 8 December 2009 (EST)