User talk:Leigh.Samphier

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Cheers! prime mover (talk) 16:16, 10 October 2016 (EDT)

"Sources" section

Please, if you think the source links are going to be compromised by refactoring you have done, please do *not* just delete the links. Please add an invocation of {{SourceReview}} at the top of the Sources section so that anyone who has a copy of that work can go through and fix the links.

Many thanks. --prime mover (talk) 11:35, 1 July 2019 (EDT):

I’ll be sure to do this in the future. Although, in this case, the links I removed were links that I inadvertently introduced through a copy/paste operation. So, I thought I was correcting a mistake. The original flow through the source is undisturbed. Of course that doesn’t negate the the need for the {{SourceReview}}. —Leigh.Samphier (talk) 17:28, 1 July 2019 (EDT)
Without actually checking (I have the book somewhere, not immediately sure where), the actual situation is probably that a subset of the definitions given are in S&S and the statement of their equivalence is mentioned, but not proved. So a true reflection of the contents of the book will be fiddly to establish, and will be a job for a long weekend (of which I do not have many for a while). --prime mover (talk) 17:39, 1 July 2019 (EDT)

Please, I ask again: please add an invocation of {{SourceReview}} at the bottom of pages which you refactor. I just happen to be progressing through Steen and Seebach again to correct citation links, and I noticed that work needs doing to correct the prev-next links in Definition:Boundary (Topology). I'm going to need to fix them, which itself is no big deal, but if I had not noticed this, they would not have been done, and integrity would have been compromised. --prime mover (talk) 07:50, 17 May 2020 (EDT)

Glad you caught it. My apologies. --Leigh.Samphier (talk) 08:04, 17 May 2020 (EDT)

Adding mathematicians

A quick heads-up: as and when you add new mathematicians to $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$, you may also want to add them to the appropriate pages in the Mathematician:Mathematicians page: one link into the overall chronological list of mathematicians (according to which century (approximately) they were born) and one into the "nation" list (according to exactly where they were born and/or naturalised, again in chronological order of birth date). The latter can get complicated if they were born in a place which has had a lot of political upheaval -- Germany in particular is fiddly because of all the different nation-states pre 1870-ish.

Cheers --prime mover (talk) 08:55, 10 September 2019 (EDT)

overdue proofread exercise

I have been through and performed a proofreading exercise on a large number of your pages, as you have noticed. There are probably some I've missed, but I think it's the main bulk of what you put up in the last 2 years or so.

I will do this again the next time I have a long weekend which I don't know what to do with.

Let me know if there is anything you find I've missed, and/or have questions on what I have done. --prime mover (talk) 09:44, 30 August 2020 (UTC)