User talk:BakerBH

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Chancery Records article

The introductory paragraph before the chart says "used by permission". Is that only for Ron's article, or for both TNA guide and Ron's article? It's not clear. The sentence refers this guide and that article. The "and" is confusing and may lead readers to think the permission is for both. I think you're only referring to Ron's article but wanted to make sure. Anne 17:26, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

I don't even remember writing the article! I changed the permission statement to be included in the source citation to Dr. Hill's article. I hope that clarifies to what it applies. Bakerbh 14:50, 27 August 2009 (UTC)

What can be done with this?

Some users add a note about themselves. It can also be used for testing. Kip 12:55, 27 March 2008 (MDT)

Soliciting your opinion

Hey Barbara, will you weigh in on "Local Histories" or "Histories" heading on county pages? I want to reach consensus on this quickly in order to get a big missionary team engaged in FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives. I'm asking for your opinion because you notice issues I overlook. Thanks in advance! Ritcheymt 13:46, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

We need your opinion

In order to help the community arrive at consensus on some issues impacting most of the pages on FamilySearch Wiki, I'd like to invite you to add your opinions to the following discussions:

Thanks! Ritcheymt 12:13, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Resolving two pages

Will you attend to the resolution of two conflicting pages

While recategorizing, turned this up. The first one has more recent additions. Two different persons. dsammy 01:15, 21 June 2009 (UTC)

I have fixed the problem by deleting the content in the first article and redirecting it to the second.  I also made changes to the intro of the second article since the intro in the first was more as we would like them to be.  Thanks for bringing this to my attention.  Bakerbh 16:57, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
All articles that linked to the bad title have now been linked to the article with the correct title, including this talk page. Bakerbh 22:25, 3 July 2009 (UTC)


There are two conflicting categories Devonshire and Devon. If Devonshire is the intent, then the category links need to be changed on all Devonshire related pages from Devon to Devonshire. dsammy 01:34, 21 June 2009 (UTC)

The decision was made to go with Devon and all links have been changed to Devon. Bakerbh 17:00, 6 July 2009 (UTC)

What's your best work? And your favorites from others?

Hey there Barbara! I'm searching for the wiki's best content to highlight it during a presentation I'm doing soon. Will you link me to a couple articles you've contributed to that you are most pleased with? Also, could you link me to your favorite article(s) written by others? Thanks! Ritcheymt 17:06, 8 July 2009 (UTC)

Sorry Mike.  In my preperations to go to Britain for a month, I did not get around to replying to your request.  Hope you were able to find some good examples.  Bakerbh 14:40, 27 August 2009 (UTC)

Where should wikiproject contributors communicate?

People who work on writing projects on the wiki are asking for an online venue they can use to talk about...

  • how to organize projects,
  • how and where to recruit contributors
  • how to motivate project members
  • how to track progress on projects
  • Manual of Style issues that we need to settle to avoid rework
  • ...and other stuff.

Could you go to the wiki feedback forum and give your opinion as to what tool(s) we should choose to communicate? The thread where we will discuss this is Which tools for wikiproject contributors to communicate? Ritcheymt 16:24, 16 October 2009 (UTC)