[Foundation-l] Template Overkill

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Thu Dec 30 08:07:53 UTC 2010

> Most of the templates in our project, imho are just more clutter.
> The number of people who know how to use any particular template, can
> probably be counted with a box of marbles.  However when others see the
> templates, they just shy away, they don't bother to try to learn them.
> If we want to make things easier for editors, we should scrape templates
> entirely.  What they add to the project is not worth, what they detract.
> W

Yes, as it stands right now it would be easier to code eBay or Amazon
pages. What we are dealing with is a display of prowess. Because of my
work on Wikinfo I have messed around with nearly every single template.
Template:California-south-geo-stub, indeed!

Fred Bauder

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