User talk:Kalogeropoulos

From OrthodoxWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Welcome to OrthodoxWiki!

Hello, Kalogeropoulos, and welcome to OrthodoxWiki!

Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Please note that OrthodoxWiki is always in development, so not everything works quite right yet. You can help, though!

OrthodoxWiki is a community-edited encyclopedia of Orthodox Christianity. Articles are created and edited by our members, and so everything that we do here is subject to review and revision. The result is a true consensus product, with every interested editor contributing his own knowledge and writing skills. As such, when you feel that criticism of an article is warranted, we encourage you to join in and fix it! Don't worry about breaking anything or doing something wrong—the other editors here are happy to jump in and help you learn.

For newcomers For editors Important notes
About OrthodoxWiki
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
User guidelines
Community Portal
User list
Admin list
OrthodoxWiki News
Help files
How to edit a page
How to create a new page
How to write a great article
Copyright policy
Image licenses
Style Manual
Disciplinary policy
PLEASE read carefully the section of the Style Manual titled OrthodoxWiki:Style Manual (Point of View).

Also please note that other editors will assume that you have read the Style Manual (our official editing guidelines). If you're wondering why an edit was reverted, an article renamed, or any other unexpected changes were made by another editor, check there.

Please also take a few moments to edit your user page by clicking on your name here, so that we can know a bit about you: User:Kalogeropoulos. Feel free also to add your picture to the OrthodoxWiki:User gallery.

If you are uploading images, be sure you're doing so legally and according to OrthodoxWiki policy. Failure to abide by policy may result in your images getting deleted without warning.

If you would like to experiment with the wiki, please feel free to do so in the Sandbox.

By the way, you can sign your name on Talk and other discussion pages using three tildes, like this: ~~~. Four tildes (~~~~) produces your name and the current date. Please sign your comments on Talk pages, so everyone will easily be able to see who left them.

You'll have to verify your email address before editing any pages. This helps us prevent spam. Don't worry, your email won't be viewable to anyone but the sysops. We respect your privacy.

If you have any questions, see the help pages, add a question to the Questions page, or ask me on my Talk page.

We hope you enjoy editing here and being a part of our community! —Fr. Andrew talk contribs 05:47, May 25, 2007 (PDT)

Greek OrthodoxWiki

We're quite glad to have you here! I've been bothering FrJohn for some time about setting up a Greek OrthodoxWiki, but he always said we'd need interest first. Anyway, regarding your question to him about who is "host," the practice we've generally followed is to designate a person for each language and then let him organize things from there (especially since most of us don't all speak English, Greek, Spanish, Romanian, etc.). Perhaps if you request it of Fr. John, he'll designate you as the host for the Greek version. Given your experience as an administrator on the Greek Wikipedia and as a patrologist, I would say you're qualified. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs 05:47, May 25, 2007 (PDT)

Dear Kalogeropoulos, Good to hear from you. Since there have been a number requests for EL, I've gone ahead and set up a basic wiki for it. I'd be happy to have your help looking after the wiki, since, as Fr. Andrew mentioned, I don't speak Greek! I've been reluctant to go ahead on EL, because we don't yet have even the basic documents translated, such as our copyright policy, and so on. I'm working on getting META together to better trace out these issues, but we also have guidelines at OrthodoxWiki:Localization. I'm not sure I'm ready to designate one official host yet -- usually I do that on the basis of an established history on the wiki. However, if you're willing/able to take some of these things on, I'm happy to give you sysop powers there and we'll go from there. — FrJohn (talk) 08:14, May 25, 2007 (PDT)
Wonderful to see that some progress has been made over there! I've bumped up your rights on EL. Please let me know if you have suggestions for other sysops there. Thank you! — FrJohn (talk)
P.S. Where are you in Greece? I have some friends who will be over there for archaeology trips this summer.

It's always a team effort! I'm grateful for your efforts here, and that EL is finally getting underway. I'll pass on the info to my friends (university students). Let me know if you need anything else from my side in terms of getting the wiki up and running. I think we should change the name of site (and the project namespace) to ΟρθόδοξοΒικι ? In time, we'll also get a logo in Greek. If you have a chance to work on the copyright pages, that would be very helpful too.... Like you, I'm very excited about the potential for OrthodoxWiki to bring together Orthodox people from around the globe. Seems like a beautiful work of collaboration to me. — FrJohn (talk)

It's looking great over there - I'm very happy to have your help with this. Just let me know about Kostis or anybody else. The main thing I'd look for, besided competence and appropriateness, would be a demonstrated commitment to our work. I'll send you an email invite for the sysop email list as well. — FrJohn (talk)

Re: Lost?

Sorry about that -- nothing is lost. We're having some problems moving over the bulgarian database, and I had modified some settings that threw off how data was read from a few of the others -- I'll be more careful - sorry! — FrJohn (talk)

About Edit Tools

Christ among us,

I have a question about the edit tools you made for the el. localization, since I plan to import a similar one on the mk. localization.

Where should I put the edit tool box? Is there some meta, extension or special page? Thank you in advance,


In All Messages Special Page there is a section, or message if you prefer called edittols. You simply put the code inside and save.--Kalogeropoulos 15:39, October 19, 2007 (PDT)

Thank you a lot.
In Christ,
Iacovibus 17:22, October 19, 2007 (PDT)