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Image size[edit]

Do you do any manual edit on the size of the image in your epub/mobi file? I ask because if you do, I want to request the image size to be larger. I have a Kindle DX so it would be nice if the resolution is big. I believe it should be scaled down just fine on smaller screen as well. Thanks!--Hypernova 04:57, 7 February 2012 (CST)

All of my ePUBs are manualy eddited after Calibre heve created them. I'm still experimenting with ePUB2 and my PRS-T1. Current CSS for the inline images uses 40% width of the reader screen. I will do an edit on the ePUB and make them larger. But the quality of the inline images of Golden Time might not be so good(I mean the four images with the characters). -- Simon 17:58, 17 April 2012 (CDT)
That's fine. I talked about other projects as well. Since baka-tsuki mediawiki only allowed the thumbnails to a certain size, what I usually get from caliber is a little too small. As long as you include the bigger image as sources, it's ok if it scaled down by CSS since it can be zoom it later on the reader itself.--Hypernova 20:22, 7 February 2012 (CST)


In any EPUB or MOBI file we create, should we not be including a page near the beginning, along with the credits, wherein we give the standard disclaimers about B-T work? At the beginning of the Toradora PDF edition, we find the following:

This is a Baka-Tsuki Translation Project
Visit the group at
Disclaimer: All materials' copyrights reserved by their respective authors and the associated publishers. Please respect their rights. Works will be deleted upon request by copyright holders.

--Rpapo 08:26, 7 February 2012 (CST)

I will add the Disclaimer. Thank you for the info. -- Simon 17:58, 17 April 2012 (CDT)

Font style tag[edit]

Hi Simon. Thanks again for your epub/mobi files. You made my life much easier, even though your metadata preference is not exactly like mine :).

I have a request though. Your epub/mobi seems to have specified font style on them. It looks fine on the Kindle, but on Calibre reader, I cannot do anything to change it. The font face stay the same no matter what I choose in preference, and I cannot use CSS styling either. I guess you have them specified in CSS (and maybe with !important even). So I'd like to request, if possible, to take them off and leave it to the viewer to decide after this. Thanks again.

Done. Just redownload them. -- Simon 17:58, 17 April 2012 (CDT)
That was fast. Thanks!

One more suggestion, Simon. I think you should take the styling out from the summery also. The background and different font can look weird on Calibre Book detail pane. This is not really important though.

Chrome Shelled Regios Volume 15 Full Text[edit]

I don't think you can have a full text for volume 15 since the translation is not completed yet. The translation of Volume 15 Chapter 2 is not fully completed but only 20% completed. --Gwilthyunman 19:03, 11 June 2012 (CDT)

To late, the page was created, false alarm in twitter. You can delete the link if you wish, but don't forget to put it back when it's complete. -- Simon 11:53, 12 June 2012 (CDT)

Sword Art Online Vol 09 Eng Cover[edit]

Are you the one redraw this picture here. If so then can you tell what font did you use for that picture? Thanks in advance. Gingi 23:57, 12 June 2012 (CDT)

That's a original Image from the novel. -- Simon 01:38, 13 June 2012 (CDT)
Really? Too bad then -- Gingi 02:42, 13 June 2012 (CDT)

ARCHNEMESIS[edit] careful when you walk home at night...

At least use this ~~~~ or ~~~ the end of the sentence to say that it was you. Like this -- Simon 04:30, 2 August 2012 (CDT)

I have no reason to say that to an inferior evil mastermind like come i never noticed you in the forums???nyaa~Ways 10:15, 5 August 2012

Because you never looked for any mobile formats. -- Simon 14:37, 5 August 2012 (CDT)

Blade Dance[edit]

I'm still on it, well... not for this weekend. It has been a tiring 2 weeks for me. --KuroiHikari (Talk | ) 00:10, 8 December 2012 (CST)

Thanks for the info. -- Simon 05:17, 8 December 2012 (CST)


Hi. I was told that if I'm looking for Russian Administrator I should speak to you. So, I'm the translator of 'OreGairu' ('My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected', 'Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.') into the Russian. Sharkrahs put a 'Pending authorisation' plank into the main Russian page of the TL. I ask you to approve the Russian TL project since it has more than 1 chapter completed, and it has registration page. TIA. Kiyoso (talk) 13:53, 18 September 2013 (CDT)

It looks good, also entered myself as a supervisor. Have fun translating.-- Simon 14:10, 18 September 2013 (CDT)
Thanks. Kiyoso (talk) 14:41, 18 September 2013 (CDT)

Tsurugi no Hime to Aldebaran[edit]

Hi, uhm you created the teaser project for Tsurugi no Hime to Aldebaran, but you have forgotten to add an actual teaser... --Darklor (talk) 17:33, 28 September 2013 (CDT)

Nothing was added ? *sigh* Will contact the TL as I only created the page for him, because it'd be a pain if he did it wrong... -- Simon 20:51, 28 September 2013 (CDT)
Last thing that I heard from the TL is: "allen told me that his very busy at the moment but, his translating a portion of the LN this august 12". Gonna wait for a week at most and then drop if no one reacts. Is that ok ? -- Simon 20:59, 28 September 2013 (CDT)


Please stop undoing my LH edits. You are not attached to the project. --Mosswind (talk) 21:02, 1 March 2014 (CST)

User rights[edit]

I removed "editor" rights from the user Skaner and some other users.

I`ve read group rights, but because of Russian interface chosen in settings the translated description of "editor" rights wasn`t clear. So i by mistake thought that "block" of "editor" allows to change protection level.

Thank you for advice.

With apologies, Sharkrahs (talk)

Glad to see that everything gone smoothly. -- SysadmSimon

Golden Time[edit]

In case you haven't noticed, this page gets updated several times a week.

The bot goes through a list that is created and maintained by Cloudii and a few selected individuals.
There is not much I can do unless the document itself is changed. I will talk to him once more.
But I would like to ask you to write on his talk page about this small... inconsistency ?
This is the first run of the bot and the next round is scheduled to be next month around this day.
Further the status itself is {{Status|Active}}, and that means that the template itself is a bit wrong ?-- SysadmSimon

All I can say is that Cloudii needs to check his list better. Bots like that are dangerous things. --Rpapo (talk) 18:49, 24 June 2014 (CDT)

Absolute Duo[edit]

Hey Simon~

FYI for Absolute Duo the official name of the girl MC is confirmed to be Julie not Yurie by the author (PV)

Forum link:

Recent Deletion[edit]

Dear Simon,

You really should get your blood pressure checked, headaches are the first signs, be careful.

As for the deletion in question, you are the second person to mention the "/user name" which i understand is used as a extension of the users profile page.

So just to clarify, i understand this point and user who employ this for other things are tolerable. I have only to look at cloudii and your own "/username" and see no reason why they should be deleted. They are all baka-tsuki related in facilitating your activities here and the one of the most important thing is that i don't see a hidden novel project, using a username as a cover and without any indication of any tags that mark it out that it intends to be an approved novel project nor as a teaser or anything in between.

All earmarks that can get any novel-like project deleted without notice. A policy that has been around since 2008, which incidentally is similar to the Machine Translation policy, in that it has not been rectify yet.

I hope this answers your enquiries and don't hesitate to contact me for any other.

Best Regards,

Onizuka-GTO 19:49, 26 August 2014 (CDT)

Spam user[edit]

I've seen that you hold rights for deleting pages and banning spambots, so I think I should tell you that user Ross0364dzrhbfmp seems to be a spam bot that has also created a spam page. Thanks for your work and sorry for the inconveniences.--Kemm (talk)

Add LavonTindall (and this page) and Elke5841djuwmpv.--Kemm (talk)

Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan[edit]

Hm? - Did you write because of the addition of the ATP-tag? --Darklor (talk) 23:28, 7 February 2015 (CST)

Ryuugajou Nanana no maizoukin[edit]

I am going to try and start work on translating this series, thanks to Cthaeh I know what I need to do to start so Ill contact Green Moriyama volume 1's translator who I have been told is inactive and start from there! --VD2000 (talk) 20:47, 28 April 2015 (CDT)