urogard wrote:Keep in mind I'm not saying a word about your sources or information being wrong, inaccurate or somehow flawed. I'm merely pointing out the weaknesses in your presentation. It's free advice, take it or leave it.Eiya wrote:Info is cross-checked when possible with multiple sources, and I note when something is questionable, and also have removed units that later I found out were OOTF (post-2000).
As you know, EUG is VERY flexible with OOTF. Especially with the arguments along the lines of "cold war gone hot, developments accelerated".Eiya wrote:Information about this is just simply scattered and hard to find as I've noted, and is pretty much non-existent or severely lacking in English. Which I also have noted in the thread I made.
As a rule everyone posts foreign language information directly in the nation thread as it's written in the original (for the few people who can understand it) and a decently accurate translation.
So something not being in english is not even an exception, it's actually a fairly common occurrence.Eiya wrote:And I have included some (but not all; I lost my bookmarks a while ago) of the more notable sources I've used in the same thread.
Piece of advice for when you go to university and/or do a job where you need to write reports which get distributed to other people/get published.(Source: globalsecurity.org & Wikipedia )
Is not a source. You need to write the full link, or the name of the book or anything [and optionally add a date when it was accessed]Eiya wrote:With no offense to Keldon, I have noted the things said and I have given my counterpoints, I do not feel like there was much real advice (or what I feel is advice at least, and for the record I don't mean absolutely all the stuff he said is meaningless or whatever).
Whether you agree with him or not is your choice. As long as everyone deals with different opinions in a reasonable way.
After all, opinions are not equal because they are subjective. Even from the same person, some opinions will be valuable and some will be worthless.
My response is to your statement that "Usually there's a significant amount of research backed by decent amount of verifiable documents/information."
And I didn't put full links in certain cases because the idea is that if anyone wants to, they could just look it up as it's an English source, In unit descriptions I generally put links to sources that are not in English or for extremely obscure systems in the thread.
When I mentioned 'notable sources I used' I was referring mostly to the section titled SOURCES before the unit list but welp.