User talk:Alexelam

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Cheers! prime mover (talk) 07:54, 5 April 2021 (UTC)

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I see your suggestion to me on my talk page that we implement a system whereby all pages link back to formally-stated axioms definitions. I replied on that page that this is precisely what we strive for (as rigorously as practical) on every single page of this website. I confess that sometimes we fall short of this; however, a considerable quantity of time is spent on maintenance: correcting these deficiencies wherever they be found.

Yet on the two pages you added to $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$, you yourself did not implement any such links. This is a new experience here -- I don't think anybody before has actually generated completely linkless pages.

I trust you may be able to see how I was amused by the irony. $\circ_{\perp \atop \smile} \circ$ --prime mover (talk) 06:22, 8 April 2021 (UTC)

Understandable. I created those two as starting points so that I could build them up over time. I didn't realize I was going to be graded on them so quickly.--Alexelam (talk) 06:27, 8 April 2021 (UTC)
That's how we roll. Pages which require maintenance are tagged with the appropriate maintenance tags. For an untroubled experience with setting up pages while getting your feet under the table, so to speak, the concept of developing your work in a sandbox subpaged from your user homepage is recommended. Click the "Recent changes" tag to see an example of how, for example, our contributor Leigh Samphier has set up his development environment. --prime mover (talk) 06:46, 8 April 2021 (UTC)

Okay. Should I do that only for full articles that are works in progress, or for any subpart of a pre-existing article that I'm working on?--Alexelam (talk) 02:41, 12 April 2021 (UTC)

All depends on whether it's stuff you want to take your time crafting without someone else banging on about missing links, restructuring and tidying it up. You also have the option of {{Inuse}} if you want to inform others that you are working on a page. --prime mover (talk) 05:04, 12 April 2021 (UTC)