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State Machine Replication a subtopic of Replication but does not reference it[edit]

Add a link from replication (computing) to state machine replication. The other direction is covered. This is also an opportunity to improve consistency between these two related articles.

Weak supervision[edit]

There's a long-standing merge proposal between Weak supervision and Semi-supervised learning that could do with some expert views at Talk:Semi-supervised learning. I work on merges, but am not a subject expert; so, some help at that talk page would be appreciated. Klbrain (talk) 08:18, 25 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Formatting function names[edit]

I’m working on harmonizing and cleaning up the C standard library articles, and noticed a stylistic inconsistency for which I’d like broader input before changing. For standard functions like malloc, it’s customary to display them in monospace font (at least when talking about it as a specific function, rather than, say, memory allocation as a whole), and this is usually done with code tags, but I find them unsightly in inline text. I think it looks nicer with {{mono}}. Compare the following:

In computing, mmap(2) is a POSIX-compliant Unix system call that maps files or devices into memory. When no longer in use, memory-mapped pointers should be unmapped with munmap(2). Some malloc implementations use mmap internally.

In computing, mmap(2) is a POSIX-compliant Unix system call that maps files or devices into memory. When no longer in use, memory-mapped pointers should be unmapped with munmap(2). Some malloc implementations use mmap internally.

In computing, mmap(2) is a POSIX-compliant Unix system call that maps files or devices into memory. When no longer in use, memory-mapped pointers should be unmapped with munmap(2). Some malloc implementations use mmap internally.

There’s of course an argument for (2)—not treating functions any differently than other nouns, considering the monospacing is somewhat of a specialist style—but I think (3) is cleanest and easiest to read, by how it unobtrusively differentiates from prose. Thoughts? Ovinus (talk) 16:32, 28 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Consistency is probably the most important consideration. Consistency within an article is paramount. Consistency between articles, less so. So my suggestion would be to choose <code> or {{mono}} in the lead dependent on what's already used elsewhere in the article. Be aware that a campaign to create consistency between articles has the potential to be mildly controversial (e.g. WP:ENGVAR), but I agree that the third option looks the cleanest. ~Kvng (talk) 14:21, 1 October 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Draft: Brainchip[edit]

could someone review the Draft:Brainchip page? Birdmanoftech (talk), 13 January 2023 (UTC)

AOZ Studio[edit]

I also posted a message on the WikiProject Computing page. I received a message saying that my draft page about AOZ Studio should qualify for this area, however, the page was rejected twice. Also, I have a conflict of interest, in that I have done work for AOZ Studio in the past, and still volunteer for them now. Perhaps someone else could attempt to work on this? FYI, AOZ is a modern version of the AMOS BASIC programming language. Here's the draft page: https://wiki.alquds.edu/?query=Draft:AOZ_Studio ...although Wikipedia recommended starting over from scratch.

Here are some background reference articles: https://wiki.alquds.edu/?query=AMOS_(programming_language), https://wiki.alquds.edu/?query=François_Lionet Ising4jesus (talk) 23:50, 25 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]