User talk:Jordissim

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Hello Jordissim,

As MF-Warburg is absent from 4 - 20 September, I will attempt to answer this question to the best of my abilities. Please note that MF-Warburg is a volunteer steward, and that I am just a volunteer involved in steward-related areas.

I personally recommend that you file a request for Global IP block exemption on SRGP. Actually, you were not blocked individually: it was a /21 range block, so up to 2048 IPs (or 2046, as two are always reserved if I recall correctly) have been affected. Maybe the block only applied to you recently, because your IP changed. Anyway, the block expires in a few days, do it would not be unreasonable to request that the range ( be unblocked by filing a request on SRG, where a steward will review it.

This block of thousands of IPs was made because some IP address in this range had been spamming. It does not mean that you specifically have done anything wrong. In fact, many users affected by this block may be innocent.

Regards, PiRSquared17 (talk) 21:03, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

If you haven't noticed already, I have replied on my talk page. Summary: click the blue link on the right side of the box on the SRGP (Steward requests/Global permissions) page. PiRSquared17 (talk) 21:40, 6 September 2013 (UTC)
I've just noticed, thanks a lot again - I'll follow your advice. Furthermore, quid pro quo :). Since I'm a native Catalan/Spanish speaker and my English and French are more or less admissible, if I can help anyway you see fit I will gladly do so. --Jordissim (talk) 21:52, 6 September 2013 (UTC)


Are you the same person as User:Jordissim? PiRSquared17 (talk) 23:54, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

Hello! Yes indeed - the system wouldn't let me log in under Jordissim saying it didn't exist, yet it wouldn't let me create a user going by that name since apparently it was already taken. The more I try the less I understand... By the way, just before I read your text I wrote one of my own. In a nutshell: how can I be of assistance? Thanks again, --Jordissim77 (talk) 00:28, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
My fields of expertise (if any) are probably some physics I haven't forgotten yet, ICT-related healthcare development, trans-disciplinary international cooperation, and architecture. To be honest, "Jack of all trades, master of none" probably fits me better. My job description states "senior research project manager", which is a vague way to say I'm neither skilled enough for base science nor cynical enough for upper decision-making. However, maybe some of the experience I've gathered over the years could be useful here. I sincerely hope so. Regards,
--Jordissim77 (talk) 01:01, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Hello (Hola) Jordissim. You should be able to log in as "Jordissim" by visiting Special:UserLogin. The password for "Jordissim" should be the same as on Wikipedia, because of single user login. Really. If it's not the same, then there is a technical problem that needs to be addressed quickly. Are you going to ask for global IP block exempt soon (or for global unblock)? See SRIPBE. Just so you know, I don't have the technical ability to unblock you or give you global ip block exemption, as I'm not a steward (I am however a global sysop, which is somewhat related, but not really). There's really no reason to wait. Of course, you'll be able to edit all Wikimedia projects in a few days. May I suggest you edit articles related to your interests on Wikipedia? I assume you know that Wikipedia is available in many languages, including Spanish and Catalan. Did you know that the Catalan Wikipedia was the second language version (after English) to have articles? In the mean time, you may contribute to translations on Meta in Spanish/Catalan. Of course, you do not need to do any of these things. PiRSquared17 (talk) 01:10, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Thanks a lot, I'll do as suggested - though I strongly suspect the problem lies in my computer. I'm aware of the rules, and I'll try and eliminate the double identity ASAP. I'm about to list the languages according to the Babylon examples. I anticipate two problems: 1) a general one, namely Catalan articles being systematically vandalised (been there, suffered that); and 2) my being used to a certain style set by the European Commission for all papers, our dear officialese which is definitely too stiff and pretentious (you've read so far - I rest my case). It's far more apparent in English and French than in Catalan or Spanish. However, I'll do my best.
Aside from translating, I'm very interested in taking part in the shaping process of Wikipedia. I've got some experience in onthology (information theory, not philosophy). I've seen quite a few entries that, in my opinion, were classified from the start under a wrong category, and have thus become more and more biased as editions were made to the point of either unintelligibility or downright incoherence (take a look at "Omniscience" - even the Talk Page is mostly preposterous - including a very stupid reply of my own).
I'll try to stick to the rules as much as possible and, with your permission, perhaps I'll ask you a couple of questions should a doubt arise - all advice is welcome. Nice talking to you, see you around!
--Jordissim77 (talk) 02:04, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Hi. There is no rule against having multiple accounts, but there is a rule against abusing multiple accounts, which you obviously aren't doing. ;) An example of abuse is voting (or "!voting"/not-voting - (see also)) using multiple names. If you have any other questions about Wikimedia, or any specific Wikimedia project (e.g. Wikipedia), feel free to ask me. Cheers, PiRSquared17 (talk) 02:15, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Different browser, problem solved. Who added "Science" as a tag after "Computer"? :D --Jordissim (talk) 02:35, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Happy to hear that. Probably the same people who added "ethics" after "business". ;) Anyway, are you going to request global IP block exemption at the request page soon? I'm assuming you've read the instructions there by now. Or you could ask for your IP to be globally unblocked. I doubt this block from months ago is still preventing spam, and it will expire this month anyway. PiRSquared17 (talk) 02:53, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

Actually, just log in before editing. None of this is needed. The block is anonymous only. Sorry for not noticing this before. I hope you can understand. :-) PiRSquared17 (talk) 03:37, 7 September 2013 (UTC)