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Template Revisions

Hi Margotbean. I see you reverted my changes to a few templates (namely Template:Delete, Template:Heart event, and Template:Stub). If I understand correctly, template changes should be sync'd to all languages wikis? I'm used to each wiki maintaining its own templates, so that didn't occur to me. Does that only apply to templates which already exist on those wikis, or do I need to sync the license templates I created (and their images) too? Pathoschild (talk) 21:24, 4 May 2017 (BST)

If the modding pages are going to be translated into other languages, then the templates need to be manually copied to those languages... I guess you're asking if you need to copy all the new templates you created to all 6 other languages, so my answer is "IMO, not yet." The whole modding area of the English-language wiki isn't 100% complete (is it?), so there's no need.
Eventually it would be ideal if all the modding pages existed in all languages, but there's no rush. Most of the other languages are still working (very slowly) on the basic pages (crops, crafting, artisan goods, cooking...)
Not that I want to discourage you if copying 5-10 templates into 6 languages is something you really really have an itch to do... But in a way, I am discouraging you, I guess, because it's too soon. Your choice. Just remember that as soon as you copy a template to another language, then make a change in English, you'll probably have to make the same change in 6 other languages.  ;) margotbean (talk) 22:09, 4 May 2017 (BST)
p.s. It's only just occurred to me that we might someday find a translator who also knows mediawiki syntax and can copy the templates him/herself! That hasn't happened yet, so we're copying all the templates ourselves...
Realizing this, your question makes a lot more sense. Yes, we need to copy the templates for them because they can't/won't do it on their own, but no, it's too soon to do it ourselves.  :) margotbean (talk) 22:24, 4 May 2017 (BST)
That makes sense; I won't sync the license templates then. So it's fine if I reinstate my changes to Template:Delete, Template:Heart event, and Template:Stub if I sync them to the other wikis? Pathoschild (talk) 23:13, 4 May 2017 (BST)
I'll be brutally honest, and I'm sorry, because you're such a peach and have done so much for the SDV community. I'd rather you not add another template call to Template:Heart event at this point. I'd also prefer the large heading "Article Stub" to stay in Template:Stub, although showing it a 2nd time is redundant and unnecessary. I'd rather not see the boldfaced "marked for deletion" removed from Template:Delete either. That being said, if you want to make the other changes in 6 other languages, go for it. Some of them have been translated, and some haven't, I think. Have fun with that.
...Also, if you add the blurb to Template:Stub about how you can help by expanding the article (whether there's a reason given or not), rem. to include the link to edit the article. People really don't know there's an edit button at the top right of the page sometimes.
Thank you! margotbean (talk) 00:16, 5 May 2017 (BST)
Alright, I'll just leave the existing templates as they are for now. :) Pathoschild (talk) 02:34, 5 May 2017 (BST)

Template:History

The version history on some pages links to v1.2... can you please make some accommodation for that in Template:History? We want the pages to show 1.2 (as on the Sheep page), not 1.2.26. Thank you! It's late. Good night. margotbean (talk) 08:13, 15 May 2017 (BST)

Done! When you specify 1.2, it'll now show 1.2 but link to 1.2.26. —Pathoschild (talk) 17:05, 15 May 2017 (BST)

Content Table on Version History

Hello, is there a way that you can improve the layout of the content table in the version history article? Since all the headlines start with a number, it might get a little bit confusing (1 1.2.30, 2 1.2.39, etc.), maybe you can add a 1- 1.2.30 just for this article, or would you mind if i add a v to the versions (v1.2.30) in the spanish wiki, since you are the author of the layout. Thanks Jhordi (talk) 15:05, 15 May 2017 (BST)

I'll remove the section numbers on that page soon. That needs a change to MediaWiki:Vector.css on all wikis, which I need Margotbean to do for me since I can't edit that page. :) —Pathoschild (talk) 17:26, 15 May 2017 (BST)
That's something only Katzeus can do; I've sent him a message already.  :) margotbean (talk) 18:47, 15 May 2017 (BST)
I understand. Great, i'm looking forward to it! Jhordi (talk) 19:33, 15 May 2017 (BST)
I've adjusted the css as requested, thanks guys. Katzeus (talk) 11:00, 16 May 2017 (BST)
Thanks Katzeus! I think you accidentally skipped ru:MediaWiki:Vector.css; can you update that one too? —Pathoschild (talk) 16:46, 16 May 2017 (BST)
Oops! Missed that one - that's been updated as well Katzeus (talk) 11:03, 17 May 2017 (BST)
@Jhordi: done. :) —Pathoschild (talk) 19:09, 17 May 2017 (BST)
Great! It looks way better now :D. Thanks. Jhordi (talk) 19:35, 17 May 2017 (BST)

Code Question

I was looking over the code for the Monoculture achievement (ship 300 of one crop) and found this:

if (this.farmerShipped(24, 300)  || this.farmerShipped(188, 300) || this.farmerShipped(190, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(192, 300) || this.farmerShipped(248, 300) || this.farmerShipped(250, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(252, 300) || this.farmerShipped(254, 300) || this.farmerShipped(256, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(258, 300) || this.farmerShipped(260, 300) || this.farmerShipped(262, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(264, 300) || this.farmerShipped(266, 300) || this.farmerShipped(268, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(270, 300) || this.farmerShipped(272, 300) || this.farmerShipped(274, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(276, 300) || this.farmerShipped(278, 300) || this.farmerShipped(280, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(282, 300) || this.farmerShipped(284, 300) || this.farmerShipped(454, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(300, 300) || this.farmerShipped(304, 300) || 
    (this.farmerShipped(398, 300) | this.farmerShipped(433, 300)) || //398 = Grape, 433 = Coffee Bean
    this.farmerShipped(400, 300) || this.farmerShipped(591, 300) || 
    this.farmerShipped(593, 300) || this.farmerShipped(595, 300) || this.farmerShipped(597, 300))
{
	Game1.getAchievement(32);
}

I added the comment 398 = Grape, 433 = Coffee Bean myself, but the rest is as it was decompiled from Stats.cs by ILSpy.

My question is: Why the heck would he use a single pipe operator (3rd line from the bottom) in a sea of double pipe operators? I can't think of a good reason to use a bitwise comparison with Grape & Coffee Bean while using logical comparisons with all the other crops. Can you? ???

Thanks! margotbean (talk) 03:28, 13 October 2017 (BST)

That's probably a typo when CA was writing the code. Fortunately a || b and a | b have the same effect in this case. With booleans, | has a higher precedence and will evaluate both sides before comparison, but neither of those matters in this case. —Pathoschild (talk) 04:51, 13 October 2017 (BST)
Right! So, no good reason for using it, just a typo. A weird, unnecessary typo... but I can live with that. Thank you for answering! margotbean (talk) 05:04, 13 October 2017 (BST)

Infobox IDs

Hi Margotbean. I've been thinking of adding the internal object IDs to the various infoboxes like this:

Hematite
Hematite.png
An iron-based Mineral with interesting magnetic properties.
Information
Source: Frozen Geode Omni Geode
Sell Price: 150g
Gemologist Profession:
(+30% Sell Price)
195g
Internal data
ID: object 573

That benefits players who want to use item exploits, and modders who want to look up an item. What do you think? —Pathoschild (talk) 17:19, 21 October 2017 (BST)

My instinct is that it's too much info. for the average player. Item IDs are already in the Modding section (and on the reddit, and the forums), so the info is out there for those who want it. For those who aren't cheating or modding, it's useless info.
There's really only a few items that people seem to want to cheat to get as well. Not to make fun of your example (too much), but how many users want to name their chickens "Hematite"? (Are you laughing? I hope so...) margotbean (talk) 20:04, 21 October 2017 (BST)

Modding Link on Main Page

Hi Margotbean. Any objections to adding this link to the main page under Gameplay?

Modding

Pathoschild (talk) 15:36, 25 October 2017 (BST)

No objections from me, I think it's a good idea to link to it on the main page. We should probably check with Katzeus to see if he has any thoughts, first. margotbean (talk) 15:51, 25 October 2017 (BST)
So, I made a (crappy low-quality) mockup, showing modding under gameplay as a link, and also as its own section. Which would you prefer? margotbean (talk) 16:16, 25 October 2017 (BST)
Temporary image deleted
The extra visibility of a separate section is nice, but I think adding it to Gameplay is better since there'll only be one link. —Pathoschild (talk) 16:44, 25 October 2017 (BST)
I agree - I think it looks best under gameplay vs a separate section - seems like the best place for it. I'm happy to add those links this afternoon :D Katzeus (talk) 11:09, 26 October 2017 (BST)
I've added the link already. I'm deleting the temporary image I uploaded. I thought my OCD would be bothered by the fact that the last column has one more entry than the middle 2 columns, but, no, I think it looks great.  :D
I will add the link on the Chinese language wiki too, since they have the Modding:Index page and at least one other modding page translated already. margotbean (talk) 11:52, 26 October 2017 (BST)
It does look great, and works fine with responsiveness/mobile too. I think we prob could plug in a couple links in the other columns now that we have the empty space (that was the first thing I thought of too) but it doesn't look bad or unbalanced as it is right now at all! Katzeus (talk) 12:09, 26 October 2017 (BST)
Thanks! It looks perfect. —Pathoschild (talk) 17:39, 26 October 2017 (BST)

Abuse Filter

...Still seems to be triggering for github links (at least). I could create a github template similar to the nexusmods template you created, which may allow new editors to add/modify github links. I'm happy to replace all the links to github already on the page. I know you're exceptionally busy right now, so I'm happy to help. Let me know. margotbean (talk) 20:05, 17 May 2018 (BST)

Thanks! It seems like the Nexus templates helped (I wasn't sure if they'd still be considered links), so I think a GitHub template would be useful too. Pathoschild (talk) 21:50, 17 May 2018 (BST)

SMAPI Compatibility Table

Hey, just wanted to pass along a note regarding one of the entries on the 1.3 SMAPI compatibility page: The entry for Junimo Artifact Dig Spots says there is an unofficial Content Patcher update available, but it links to a post for someone requesting a CP update. As far as I can tell, a CP version was never posted.

Didn't want to update the page… don't want to step on your toes and all that (also unfamiliar with editing wikis).

WoRMy (talk) 18:30, 4 June 2018 (BST) WoRMy (talk) 18:30, 4 June 2018 (BST)

Thanks for pointing that out! I couldn't find a conversion in the next few pages of the thread, so I removed the entry. Pathoschild (talk) 03:05, 5 June 2018 (BST)

Version History

Hey Jesse, I see that new template:version being implemented on pages that aren't yet translated into other languages. Do you have plans to add the template into the other 6 languages, and change Template:history in the other languages? I'm freaking out a bit... :D margotbean (talk) 18:01, 30 September 2018 (BST)

Yep. —Pathoschild (talk) 18:03, 30 September 2018 (BST)
Done on all wikis. I also fixed quite a few broken links (e.g. [[Version History]] links copied to wikis which have it under a different name). This should make it easier going forward, since {{version}} uses the right page name for each wiki. —Pathoschild (talk) 22:27, 30 September 2018 (BST)
So awesome, thank you! margotbean (talk) 22:39, 30 September 2018 (BST)

Mobile Version History 1.0

Under "Changes" it says "up to computer version 1.3.28" but it links to v1.3.32 on the Version History page. Is this because I fouled up Template:Version? If so, I did it in all languages (eek!) --margotbean (talk) 19:34, 22 December 2018 (UTC)

Nope, that's a mistake in how the pages use the template — they link to 1.3 (which is always the latest 1.3.x version) instead of the specific version. I'll fix that. :) —Pathoschild (talk) 20:19, 22 December 2018 (UTC)

Summer Rain

Someone posted a question on the Weather data talk page that I can't answer. Maybe you can take a look and shed some light? The only other editor of that page has been inactive for about a year... Thanks, margotbean (talk) 16:35, 18 May 2019 (BST)

The main editor is still active off-wiki; I sent them a link to the question so they can take a look. —Pathoschild (talk) 18:24, 18 May 2019 (BST)