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Steevithak 13:46, 27 April 2012 (PDT)

Hi! Thanks again for your recent work. However, I see several of your recent edits summarised with to differentiate this entry from Camerapedia's; I'm wondering if that's a proper reason for changing an article. You know (I guess?) that we came from Camerapedia in the first place, and some of the people who wrote those CP articles are now Camera-wiki editors. Please don't change the style of articles, still less the content, just for the sake of being different. --Dustin McAmera (talk) 12:31, 29 December 2012 (PST)


Thanks for the input, I will refrain in the future. One recent discussion mentioned the fact that CP entries, though not maintained and now under commercial management, consistently get higher ranks in web searches (i.e. Google). Several other reasons are explained in there (domain age, links from other domains, "quotes" from other cameras at CP footer, etc), but the fact that exactly the same information is in both places indeed does not help. I'd rather see a non-commercial project success over a profit-driven one. Nevertheless, point taken. --J. Noir (talk) 15:46, 30 December 2012 (PST)


On second thought and after some open dicussion with some people, I think I misunderstood the goal of this project, and therefore I no longer feel identified with it.

I'd rather focus on other, more appealing projects.

Best of luck !

PS.- I will be removing my contributions in the near future and release them somewhere else. --J. Noir (talk) 12:53, 31 December 2012 (CET)