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Thank you for all your work on southeast Asian topics. It's an area that is badly needed, and unfortunately one in where I don't know the first thing. I'm glad there is someone here who is interested in it. If I can ever be of any help please let me know, and thank you again. GMGtalk 02:02, 24 January 2019 (UTC)
- Oh, you're welcome. It is my interest for all of the East & Southeast Asian countries-related people's topics in Wikipedia And Wikiquote. Quite a lot of people have contributed in Wikipedia (in English or in their respective country's official language pages), but still not many in Wikiquote. So far my biggest confusion is the quote writing format, whether to make it bold or not bold in their quote, e.g. as in the case of these two pages which I have written: Andrew Hsia and Chen Chi-chung. By default, I shall write it in bold (Chen Chi-chung), but sometimes got other editors try to edit it and change to non-bold (Andrew Hsia). Maybe you know what is the default/most correct formatting in writing in Wikiquote? I have to say there is no universally accepted article writing format, after I have browse thru people's articles from other different countries around the world. Thanks for the help :) Chongkian (talk) 02:09, 24 January 2019 (UTC)
- No problem at all. There is currently no clear guidance on the issue at the Wikiquote manual of style, and which quotes are bold may change depending on the article or quote, or it may change for the same article over time. As far as article format and presentation, Wikiquote can be much more fluid than Wikipedia, and there may often be no one presentation which is objectively the best.
- I normally only bold quotes that I find particularly striking, or which are particularly widely quoted. What meets this standard may change over time or across editors. I normally don't bold quotes until there is enough quotes on an article to want to make certain ones stand out to readers, but again, that my vary depending on who you ask. The important thing is that we have a presentation that is compelling for readers, and if we do that, then however we do it is the correct way. GMGtalk 02:48, 24 January 2019 (UTC)