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50 articles
Sep 2 2010, 5:15 am
By: payne  

Sep 2 2010, 5:15 am payne Post #1

:payne:

Good job to all, we've reached the 50 articles (lol?).

If someone had the will to edit those two, it'd be really nice:
http://www.staredit.net/starcraft2/Leaderboard
http://www.staredit.net/starcraft2/Force_effects

We're also still missing a "Jump ability" tutorial.



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Sep 2 2010, 8:58 pm Jack Post #2

>be faceless void >mfw I have no face

Check http://www.staredit.net/starcraft2/Talk:Force_effects , you shouldn't just be making a page that is a link. Srsly mang...



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"In short, their absurdities are so extreme that it is painful even to quote them."

Sep 2 2010, 10:47 pm payne Post #3

:payne:

Notice the "Import + Credit" in the article itself.
I do not have time to import it for now... so anyone who wants to should help out.



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Sep 2 2010, 10:54 pm Jack Post #4

>be faceless void >mfw I have no face

Quote from payne
Notice the "Import + Credit" in the article itself.
I do not have time to import it for now... so anyone who wants to should help out.
But if we import it then we're plagiarizing, better to just rewrite it ourselves or ask the original author if we can use it.



Red classic.

"In short, their absurdities are so extreme that it is painful even to quote them."

Sep 2 2010, 10:55 pm payne Post #5

:payne:

Quote from Jack
Quote from payne
Notice the "Import + Credit" in the article itself.
I do not have time to import it for now... so anyone who wants to should help out.
But if we import it then we're plagiarizing, better to just rewrite it ourselves or ask the original author if we can use it.
As long as we properly cite our sources, there aren't any problems in regards of the Intellectual Property and Plagiarism. ;o



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Sep 3 2010, 12:29 am Jack Post #6

>be faceless void >mfw I have no face

Quote from payne
Quote from Jack
Quote from payne
Notice the "Import + Credit" in the article itself.
I do not have time to import it for now... so anyone who wants to should help out.
But if we import it then we're plagiarizing, better to just rewrite it ourselves or ask the original author if we can use it.
As long as we properly cite our sources, there aren't any problems in regards of the Intellectual Property and Plagiarism. ;o
Incorrect, as we're directly copying it without using it as a quotation of a larger article. If we only used part of it and cited it, then it'd be fine. But as we're using the exact thing, we're plagiarizing.



Red classic.

"In short, their absurdities are so extreme that it is painful even to quote them."

Sep 3 2010, 12:32 am payne Post #7

:payne:

Quote from Jack
Quote from payne
Quote from Jack
Quote from payne
Notice the "Import + Credit" in the article itself.
I do not have time to import it for now... so anyone who wants to should help out.
But if we import it then we're plagiarizing, better to just rewrite it ourselves or ask the original author if we can use it.
As long as we properly cite our sources, there aren't any problems in regards of the Intellectual Property and Plagiarism. ;o
Incorrect, as we're directly copying it without using it as a quotation of a larger article. If we only used part of it and cited it, then it'd be fine. But as we're using the exact thing, we're plagiarizing.
I believe I am right and you are wrong, but I am no lawyer... so maybe you're right.

EDIT: http://www.plagiarism.org/plag_article_what_is_plagiarism.html
The very last point gives you reason. :/



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Nov 1 2010, 12:47 pm DevliN Post #8

OVERWATCH STATUS GO

I just wanted to also suggest that we go back and find all the articles liking to SC2M and rewriting them so we aren't just ripping them off. I'm all for "See also" links to SC2M, but I don't like seeing articles that are just links. This also goes for the few articles that just link to videos.



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Nov 2 2010, 1:39 am payne Post #9

:payne:

http://www.staredit.net/starcraft2/Actors
http://www.staredit.net/starcraft2/Movers
http://www.staredit.net/starcraft2/Starter_Guide#Lighting_.28Ctrl.2BShift.2BF10.29
http://www.staredit.net/starcraft2/Starter_Guide#GalaxyEdit_Map (Cinematic and Game Attributes)

I prefer having links to sc2mapster more than having nothing for these core wikis. :/



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Nov 2 2010, 2:30 am DevliN Post #10

OVERWATCH STATUS GO

Right, but our wiki should have articles added for our wiki. If we have a bunch of pages linking to other sites, then that defeats the purpose of what we're trying to accomplish. It would be better to read the pages those articles link to and write our own explanation. And then, we can link to the external pages if need be under a "See also" section.



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Nov 2 2010, 2:37 am payne Post #11

:payne:

Quote from DevliN
Right, but our wiki should have articles added for our wiki. If we have a bunch of pages linking to other sites, then that defeats the purpose of what we're trying to accomplish. It would be better to read the pages those articles link to and write our own explanation. And then, we can link to the external pages if need be under a "See also" section.
Please go on. :P
I personally do not have enough motivation for this kind of job. :/



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Nov 2 2010, 9:54 pm DevliN Post #12

OVERWATCH STATUS GO

I'll probably end up doing them myself (as well as doing text articles for our video tutorials) when I have time. I'd just really prefer that in the future we don't have articles that are only links to external sources.



\:devlin\: Currently Working On: \:devlin\:
My Overwatch addiction.

Nov 2 2010, 10:11 pm NicholasBeige Post #13



I must agree with Dev wholeheartedly.

If I come across a wiki... and it looks promising, if I find one article that is like 'link to this site'... I will start using 'this site' instead - since it obviously has more information than the Wiki. But for the time-being, I guess it is better than nothing.



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