Talk:Battle of Kashyyyk

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IIRC this happened when the New Republic was still the Rebel Alliance, but I can't remember? Orphaea Imperium 02:44, 2 March 2011 (GMT)

It was after they became the New Republic, designated as Operation Forging Freedom Carn`ilo` Sabosen 03:02, 2 March 2011 (GMT)

Removing Links

I just removed many of the links to conform to: WP:Overlink. So generally I suppose we follow the policy of "Generally, a link should appear only once in an article, but if helpful for readers, links may be repeated in infoboxes, tables, image captions, and at the first occurrence after the lead"?! Qatar Shendo 16:07, 13 December 2011 (GMT)

Thank you Qatar! My intention in linking was to clarify and allow the reader (be it a beginner, a guest or veteran) to expand their knowledge about the subject if the reader did not know what happened, and if the page did not exist to create that page in due time for the reader to fully understand it. However I do agree that I overlinked, as I had intended to keep polishing it, as in writing I find it is sometimes better to write it and then take away then to not do it at all. --Vlape Helprin 04:20, 14 December 2011 (GMT)

I figured I would help and make the page easier to read, I hope I didn't destroy any of your work as I love the article itself! Qatar Shendo 14:39, 14 December 2011 (GMT)

I would be interested to hear more opinions on this. As we generally try to follow Wikipedia standards (partially to make things easier), what you did is good. At the same time, I have doubts about linking only once. I rarely read a full article on Wikipedia, I very often only read a section of it. So in my personal opinion the rule to only link once is not helpful at all.--Dreighton 02:46, 15 December 2011 (GMT)

I also look for links within a section so a viable guideline would be to ensure that the articles is divided adequately into readable sections (3-4 paragraphs) and each section should have the link once for the ease of navigating.--Raith Starlight 03:54, 15 December 2011 (GMT)
I generally agree, that a lot of links are better than only a few, but in the case for this article for example, the sections aren't really long enough to make it necessary for links to be repeated that often. If you look at the version I corrected you can see it really more likely hindered the understanding because of the amount of blue links. If an article gets longer it's a lot more probable that a user will only read the Sections he's actually interested in, so then I agree that links should be repeated more often, something like once a 2nd level Section. (cf. Galactic Empire or New Republic for example). Qatar Shendo 10:11, 15 December 2011 (GMT)

Losses Section

Reads "classified", but known losses (such as Sith Lord (formerly drunken Jedi) Samus Augill?) could be listed, right? Jake Azzameen 15:36, 2 July 2012 (GMT)

I would hope so. Also, as this battle occurred over five years ago, I'm curious why the losses must remain hidden. -- Rupert Havok 17:23, 2 July 2012 (GMT)


So basically as far as I can remember (and I was the mastermind behind this), it went like this:


1) I started to build on Rodia to use as a forward operating base. I had to use my own funds and literally had one bulk cruiser. Rebel Alliance was very resistant to doing... anything? at that time.

2) After Rodia was set up, I was still using my own funds but was able to buy some empty cities on Commenor. At that point, I wasn't working alone and had people working with me. Most notably Azarin Isard and Lahasa Fhy. Eli Laselle was supporting me from above but still had a lot of resistance to the idea of 'building wars.' After Commenor I got more buy-in and formal backing from Rebel Alliance High Command.

Operation Forging Freedom:

Part 1 - Battle of Calaron

We planned a high profile building war in Calaron. Specifically, GE had a few planets in Kubundi system, but some plannets were neutral, so we started to build there. It was a feign mostly. Get the GE to commit resources.

Part 2

Meanwhile we had acquired cities on Kashhyyk and Thyferra, the two main targets. Eli handled Kashyyyk while I handled Calaron and Thyferra. They both took place around the same time.