Talk:Realm of Chaos

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Where are the sources for all of this? Without them this info will have to be deleted.--Ashendant (talk) 05:55, 29 November 2015 (MST)

It's evidently not finished, give it time. -- Аsuryan's (talk) 06:41, 29 November 2015 (MST)
I will, I just find a issue on how the lexi has problems with sourcing. Also most of this is info relevant to the pre-AoS context that might no longer apply to the current version of the setting.--Ashendant (talk) 07:08, 29 November 2015 (MST)
The content is from Daemons of Chaos (8th) from the looks of it, but it's not finished. If you want to source lexi style, you need to leave page numbers when citing books. -- Аsuryan's (talk) 07:44, 29 November 2015 (MST)
Digital versions often don't have page numbers or the page numbers are different from the physical version. Which is why I often use sections rather than page numbers. It's safer sourcing that way. The eShorts have been one page only in epub format, probably so it can be read on all kinds of differently sized tablets.--Ashendant (talk) 08:04, 29 November 2015 (MST)
Well I can't think of an instance where a digital edition (iBook) page number is different from the printed page number, but maybe I'm wrong there. For books and novels which have only been printed, such as Tamurkhan, it would be better to follow the lexi style. -- Аsuryan's (talk) 08:20, 29 November 2015 (MST)
It happened a long time ago when I was working in the wh40k lexi. I can't remember what was the particular case, but it left me with a strong enough impression to focus more on chapters and section, using page numbers as extra information, rather than using just page numbers as the main focus. There are also other benefits, like you can see in the List of Spells article, where it lists by section(with page numbers as extra information), making smaller and more concise sources, rather than hundreds of sources listing each page individually and repeatedly, like in the Timeline article.--Ashendant (talk) 08:38, 29 November 2015 (MST)
Well those articles are lists, quite different from normal content pages whose reflists rarely exceed twenty entries. There are ways of collapsing or shortening long reflists but they've never had to be used on this wiki because articles have never been that long before. I will insist that for normal content articles, it is best to leave a page number just for the sake of cross verifiability. It works for the wh40k lexicanum and every other lexicanum so it should work for us. This is my recommendation. -- Аsuryan's (talk) 09:00, 29 November 2015 (MST)
I have been using the Fn Endn system because that's what's used in the wh40k lexi, it has less problems and its much easier to format(and I was told this lexi should be more like wh40klexi). I have no problems with page numbers and should be added as often as possible(and I try to do that), but like in wh40klexi it should be necessary depending on the context. For example, audiodramas, white dwarves and short stories in wh40klexi don't have page numbers, instead having the name of the sections or just the authors.--Ashendant (talk) 09:15, 29 November 2015 (MST)
Excellent. Then I understand you can appreciate how this is not that, and this not that either. If you do indeed apply the Fn Endn system then try and be consistent. That's all I ask. -- Аsuryan's (talk) 09:35, 29 November 2015 (MST)
I changed the Shadowfire Guard article because there was only one source, and as such there was no chance of incorrectly attributing a source to a paragraph. The other articles you listed have two sources which I don't have and I could easily attribute a source to the wrong paragraph. The best I can do is add the Endn part, which I already did to the Bull Centaur article you listed.--Ashendant (talk) 10:00, 29 November 2015 (MST)