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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #25 on: May 19, 2006, 19:39:48 »
Nice work on the C7A2 page!

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #26 on: May 19, 2006, 19:54:50 »
By any chance, there isn't any cutting and pasting from other web resources going into these pages, is there? 

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #27 on: May 19, 2006, 20:06:37 »
I only use information that is supplied from this site, nothing else right now.
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #28 on: May 19, 2006, 20:06:54 »
If there is it needs to be scrubbed. I know much of it is "original" content, but some of it I'm not sure of the source...

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« Reply #29 on: May 19, 2006, 20:07:39 »
On the equipment stuff? Lots, in fact almost all.

It's referenced and cited in accordance with the policies of where it was taken from though (if it's not, it should be).

Take a look at http://army.ca/wiki/index.php/Leopard_MBT for an example of that.

It's nice, IMO, to have it consolidated in one place. If you like, feel free to write your own articles (in fact, please do).

I, myself, don't have the experience or knowledge to do much better than what is already availible, so I just pull it together and make it look nice (and cite it).
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2006, 20:12:24 »
As long as you HAVE permission and cite your source you are in the clear.  For the Irish Defence Forces pages I cite my source on the bottom of page 1 and have permission.

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2006, 20:19:25 »
If there is it needs to be scrubbed. I know much of it is "original" content, but some of it I'm not sure of the source...

umm, all I have used is information from your "information" section.

edit Is that going to be a problem?
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #32 on: May 19, 2006, 20:20:47 »
Heheh, no that info's ok. :)

That's part of the "original" content that I can vouch for.

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #33 on: May 19, 2006, 20:22:19 »
umm, all I have used is information from your "information" section.

edit Is that going to be a problem?

Battle Honours are public knowledge, that doesn't have to be sourced. Stuff like lists of commanding officers, etc., that is all public domain - the concern is with longer articles, like big bad john's excellent information on foreign units. Properly sourced, it is fine.
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #34 on: May 19, 2006, 20:26:44 »
Battle Honours are public knowledge, that doesn't have to be sourced. Stuff like lists of commanding officers, etc., that is all public domain - the concern is with longer articles, like big bad john's excellent information on foreign units. Properly sourced, it is fine.

Agreed.

The C7A2 page looked familiar, then I realized the place where it came from it was the original author.  You don't want to piss off that guy and infringe his copyright or he will infringe your larynx!!!

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #35 on: May 19, 2006, 20:27:14 »
I have been remiss on sourcing all my material, I had intended to do so upon completion of the pages I was working on.  If it is making everyone nervous, I will go in and cite all sources now.  I wrote some of the copy while I was in the RM and have permission from from the RM and MOD to reproduce the copy with proper references to them.
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #36 on: May 19, 2006, 20:28:29 »
Just make sure you do not ever, under any circumstance, represent something that is not your own creation as such or as property of this website.

Different places have different policies, check what they are. Generally speaking you are in the clear as long as you cite where it came from. DND and some others ask that you mention some things, so link to their copyright notice if you are using their stuff.

Generally though, check.

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #37 on: May 19, 2006, 20:28:57 »
no, you're good BBJ-it's a work in progress!!

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2006, 20:32:58 »
I checked at work today with the PIO and comfirmed clearences.  It is nice to be 3 doors down from him even if he is a brylcream boy.

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #39 on: May 20, 2006, 22:55:30 »
Okay, every infantry regiment except JTF-2 has at least something on each page.
I surprised that some haven't been worked on, (I looking at the 48th and other units that have a lot of members here)

On a side note, the spell check three times in a row did not recognise the word "the"

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #40 on: May 20, 2006, 23:09:35 »
Wow, thanks for the hard work on the Regiments. I'm sure we'll have a few people come in to fill in the gaps for us. In the mean time, I'm taking a look at the spell checker issues...


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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #41 on: May 21, 2006, 11:41:45 »
Okay, every infantry regiment except JTF-2 has at least something on each page.
I surprised that some haven't been worked on, (I looking at the 48th and other units that have a lot of members here)

On a side note, the spell check three times in a row did not recognise the word "the"



I added the Colonel and chief, and the birthdate!! :D

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #42 on: May 21, 2006, 17:03:22 »
That looks like a place that could answer a lot of question filled first posts.

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #43 on: May 21, 2006, 17:37:33 »
That looks like a place that could answer a lot of question filled first posts.

Exactly; think we can bribe kincanucks to start writing articles there? :)
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #44 on: May 21, 2006, 18:27:11 »
I've added a few things that provide a skeleton to answer the oft repeated "how is the army structured" question.

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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #45 on: May 22, 2006, 00:49:42 »
I put in most of the units in the Res CBGs. Please correct any mistakes that I have made, particularly in the the two french ones, (my french is bad)

That looks like a place that could answer a lot of question filled first posts.

FR(epeated)AQ in the Forum:

"I've just finished a joint, if I smoke one tommorow, how will that affect my application"
"So how do I get into the JTFninjasnipercomando Force?"

Exactly; think we can bribe kincanucks to start writing articles there? :)

I Like aesop081's answers better.. :blotto:
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,43026.0.html

I added the Colonel and chief, and the birthdate!! :D

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I saw that.  ;D Good work.
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #46 on: May 22, 2006, 11:08:04 »
Along with the FAQ's (Which will take a lot of work), an idea that springs to mind after reading yet another of Big Bad John's daily "Today in History" posts, is exactly that; Today in History.  Perhaps we could move that over to the Wiki side; divided into two segments; Candian and Foreign.  On the same note, a Calendar of Events, Past, Present and Future.  Just some crude ideas, that just 'arrived undeveloped'.
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #47 on: May 22, 2006, 11:14:33 »
Along with the FAQ's (Which will take a lot of work), an idea that springs to mind after reading yet another of Big Bad John's daily "Today in History" posts, is exactly that; Today in History.  Perhaps we could move that over to the Wiki side; divided into two segments; Candian and Foreign.  On the same note, a Calendar of Events, Past, Present and Future.  Just some crude ideas, that just 'arrived undeveloped'.

Please do, I stopped posting them because of work/time constraints.

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« Reply #48 on: May 22, 2006, 16:52:02 »
We could also move over the dictionary.

37 CBG doesn't have a picture yet, I was wondering if someone could take it from the photo gallery
http://army.ca/cgi-bin/album.pl?photo=Insignia/37_CBG_CREST.jpg

make it smaller and move it over. There are also some insignia's that might be useful for future use in the photo gallery.
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Re: Army.ca Wiki
« Reply #49 on: May 22, 2006, 20:40:21 »
We could also move over the dictionary.

37 CBG doesn't have a picture yet, I was wondering if someone could take it from the photo gallery
http://army.ca/cgi-bin/album.pl?photo=Insignia/37_CBG_CREST.jpg

make it smaller and move it over. There are also some insignia's that might be useful for future use in the photo gallery.

The wiki will size it automatically, just put |150px  in the Image tag.
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