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I am "Doug" on all Wikimedia Foundation Projects.
I am an administrator and importer (i.e. xml import-upload right) on the multilingual wikisource (www.wikisource.org), an admin and bureaucrat on Latin Wikisource, and an admin on English Wikisource, English Wikipedia, and MediaWiki.org and I run DougBot on several Wikisource subdomains, mediawiki.org, meta, and commons. I have a second bot, InterwikiBot, for interwiki language links, but it is inactive as Candalua has improved the process and I defer to him.
I have developmental installs of MediaWiki both local and live and I do some trivial development work on both MediaWiki and WordPress.
I'm a U.S. lawyer. Although I would not consider myself an expert, by professional standards, I'm professionally familiar with U.S. copyright law and by most lay standards I would be considered an expert. I only have a general understanding of the copyright laws of other countries. I can help with copyright research, particularly with respect to non-renewal of pre-1963 US works.
I work as an internal auditor for the US Government and as a Defense Attorney in the US Army Reserve.
fertiggestellt Werke/œuvres complètes/Completed Works I have contributed significantly to
- Shaving Made Easy - (index) on the English Wikisource
- Dionysos-Dithyramben - (index) von Friedrich Nietzsche auf die deutsche Wikisource
- Songs of Prince Free-as-a-Bird - (index) by Friedrich Nietzsche on the English Wikisource
- The Yellow Wall Paper - (index) by Charlotte Perkins Stetson on the English Wikisource
meine Projekte/mes projets/Things I'm working on or want to work on
- de:Index:Magische Werke (De Occulta Philosophia) (1855).djvu - created index before I knew about the rule re permission to proofread large works on de.
- en:Three Books of Occult Philosophy - (index) - proofreading and creating new mainspace pages, need tables and images
- en:Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy - (index) - proofreading and creating new mainspace pages, need tables and images
- en:The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy (1774) - (index) - proofreading
- en:The Complete Confectioner (1800) - (index) - proofreading started
- en:The Husbandman and Housewife - (index) - proofreading started
- en:Meat for Thrifty Meals - (index) - other editors uploaded and started at my suggestion, I've done a little work on it; proofreading and image upload are underway
- en:The Art of Distillation - (index) - proofreading started but needs djvutext2.py to derive starting text
- en:The poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus (Cornish) - (index)
- en:The Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (index)
- en:A Treatise on the Law of the Prerogatives of the Crown (index)
- The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche edited by Oscar Levy (vol. 10 index)
- The International Jew by Henry Ford (vol.1 index)
- en:The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - Match and split?
- en:Essays, civil and moral (Harvard Classics) (en:Index:The Harvard Classics Vol. 3.djvu) - Needs to be matched and split then the rest of the book can be derived from the OCR using djvutext2.py
- la:Disquisitiones arithmeticae
- MediaWiki:Modernisation.js - may have application to our annotations issues on en.ws
- Wikisource:Subdomain_coordination - apparently a lot of ws's allow annotations
- Wikisource talk:Subdomain coordination - see Dovi's comment here about annotations on the hebrew wikisource