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Glossed historical/folkloric texts?[edit source]
I've been thinking of glossing some historical/folkloric texts in rare languages morpheme by morpheme at some point - partly as an exercise for myself, but I imagine that it could be of some help to other people trying to learn about these languages. Do you think that such a project would be appropriate on Wikibooks? I saw that the current policy allows annotated texts in principle, but I'm asking this to be a little more certain that I won't be investing effort into something only to see it deleted.--220.127.116.11 (discuss) 03:58, 5 June 2021 (UTC)
- As long as you follow policy, it is unlikely to be deleted. Typically works that are deleted don't follow policy, or are fairly obviously problematic in other ways. Note that if a good-faithed work was deleted that was broadly in line with Wikibooks' purpose, I mostly likely would be open to restoring it to user-space for it to be worked on and represented to the community, if requested. --Jules (Mrjulesd) 14:00, 5 June 2021 (UTC)
Is it worth making a Team Fortress 2 strategy guide?[edit source]
- Hello, sorry for the delay! I think that would be wonderful if that's something you would like to do! I believe the redundancy thing applies mostly to Wikibooks internally, since most of the books on wikibooks cover subjects which are also covered by other books. --Mbrickn (discuss • contribs) 16:39, 27 August 2021 (UTC)
Editing restrictions on a book[edit source]
I recently noticed that the wikibook Baroque Macedonia and the Macedonian Revolts has editing restrictions appended to it, which seem quite strange to me.
Sutton Publishing authorise this work not to be copy-written or deleted in anyway.
Perhaps the author would find their work better suited for a website which allows works under a CC-BY-ND licence, or was unaware that Wikibooks are typically editable by anyone?
- Wikibooks:Ownership answers this, never mind. Sorry for my confusion. Is it OK to remove or amend the notice on the book? --Mbrickn (discuss • contribs) 01:56, 26 October 2021 (UTC)