Other stuff

Contents of  [[User talk:Neotarf/Other stuff]]:

  • specialized style guides for defamatory and strong language,
  • standards for editing transcripts, and
  • some essays that don’t fit anywhere else.

Note: the links to Sue’s “holy shit slide” and her 2011 “Endless September” editor retention speech are near the end.

=== Standards for editing ===

====Specialized style guides ====
*GLAAD [http://www.glaad.org/files/MediaReferenceGuide2010.pdf?id=99 Media Reference Guide] for avoiding offensive terms and defamatory language–from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation  http://www.glaad.org/reference#guide
*BBC [http://www.bbc.co.uk/editorialguidelines/page/guidance-language-full/ editorial guidance for “strong language”]
==== Standards for editing transcripts ====
*Copyediting of transcripts is not addressed WP:MOS, however some typical editing standards, mostly based on ”Chicago Manual of Style”, 15th edition, can be found at:
**[http://millercenter.org/oralhistory/styleguide Oral History Transcript Editing Guidelines]
**[http://www.mnhs.org/collections/oralhistory/ohtranscribing.pdf Transcribing, processing and editing guidelines: Minnesota Historical Society]
**[http://www.baylor.edu/oralhistory/doc.php/14142.pdf Baylor University Institute for Oral History Style Guide: A Quick Reference for Editing Oral History Transcripts]
=== Varieties of English ===
==== Australian English ====
=== Analysis ===
*Wikimedia Deutschland, “[https://archive.org/details/ChartingDiversity-WorkingTogetherTowardsDiversityInWikipedia Charting Diversity]” report.
*Why did I resign?  Only one person has ever asked me about my use of the retired banner (outside of the context of “I don’t like something you said so why don’t you hurry up and leave.)  My response was [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Wllm&diff=613526707&oldid=613524698 here].
==== Sue’s “holy shit” slide ====
*[http://bambuser.com/v/2140682 Sue’s 2011 editor retention speech] about “endless September” and what the Foundation calls “the holy-shit slide”.  The best part is in the first ten minutes, you can skip the first two minutes as mostly setup.
*There is a minute by minute synopsis of the video [http://www.logicmuseum.com/x/index.php?title=Editor_retention here], but to understand it, you really need to hear Sue speak.
Note: the video of Wikimedia UK’s meeting of 11-19-2011 is now available on Commons.  Sue Gardner’s editor retention speech is in three parts:

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