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TMA
Jan 5, 2006, 12:51 PM
Just wondering how and why the following guide is locked:
http://guides.macrumors.com/How_to_Rip_a_DVD_to_a_Gen5_iPod

I've added some comments on to the talk page, but I really wanted to change the title of the guide, and looks like a few others have wanted to edit as well.

HexMonkey
Jan 5, 2006, 03:42 PM
I've unprotected it, see my comment on the talk page.

clayj
Jan 5, 2006, 03:55 PM
Just wondering how and why the following guide is locked:
http://guides.macrumors.com/How_to_Rip_a_DVD_to_a_Gen5_iPod

I've added some comments on to the talk page, but I really wanted to change the title of the guide, and looks like a few others have wanted to edit as well.Please see my comment there about why the title of the guide entry should probably stay as is.

Why I locked it: To stop people from frakking it up. The instructions are 100% fine as is and do not require editing.

HexMonkey
Jan 5, 2006, 04:15 PM
The instructions are 100% fine as is and do not require editing.

While the article may be correct, that doesn't mean it's necessarily perfect. As it is there are a number of improvements that could be made, such as formatting, writing style (first person shouldn't be used) etc.

As for the page title, titles starting with "How to" are discouraged for sorting purposes, so it will need to be renamed at some stage. "Ripping a DVD to a Video iPod" or similar would probably be better.