Template talk:Galicia topics

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Handling disambiguation[edit]

The title bar of the template needs to link to Galicia (Spain), not Galicia, since that is the article about the region that the template concerns. It's unfortunate that the template design doesn't allow for the possibility that a region name might need to be disambiguated, but that doesn't justify sending readers to the wrong page. Fix the template instead. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 22:35, 8 December 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for your report, Russ. Fortunately, the template does now handle disambiguation – at least, as far titles are concerned – and I've amended {{Galicia topics}} accordingly. But, as I guess you know, there's a deeper problem: inconsistencies in how this disambiguation is (or isn't) handled elsewhere, e.g. in the names of articles about Galicia in Spain. For the sake of simplicity (and not requiring templates such as {{Region topics}} to second-guess linknames, etc), it seems to me that the current extant Galicia in Spain should be "Galicia" without disambiguation, while the historical Galicia remain "Galicia (Eastern Europe)". Or is the latter as extant (and of similar status) as Galicia in Spain..? CsDix (talk) 07:19, 9 December 2012 (UTC)