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Infobox Italian comune[edit]

Hi, any chance you could update this to display Template:Location map Italy Sardinia as the pin map instead for the comunes in Sardinia? Much better scale. Also can't get a pin map on Tisselskog Church to work.♦ Dr. Blofeld 11:26, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) @Dr. Blofeld: Two problems with the pushpin map at Tisselskog Church - first, there was no indication of which map to use, so I added |pushpin map=Sweden Västra Götaland; second, the coordinate params are |latd= |latm= etc. without underscores. --Redrose64 (talk) 13:28, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Cheers Redrose.♦ Dr. Blofeld 13:31, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
The second is not exactly a problem. The pushpin map works without the coordinate parameters; the coordinates are on Wikidata. I've added a |pushpin_map= parameter to {{Infobox Italian comune}} for specifying maps other than the political map of Italy. Alakzi (talk) 13:33, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks, only something needs to also be added to override the default "Location in Italy" caption in Cagliari!♦ Dr. Blofeld 14:49, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Good catch - fixed. Alakzi (talk) 15:10, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

Mughal flag image[edit]

Regarding this (and similar) edits: As was discussed at the TfD the various Mughal Flag images available on wikimedia commons (including File:Flag of the Mughal Empire (triangular).svg) are problematic, and that is the reason to delete the template that uses any one of them. So the deleted template should be replace by nothing, or a link to the Mughal Empire article, as discussed with User:SiBr4 at the TfD. Can you halp with that? (I had also asked for SiBr4's help on their talkpage a few minutes back.) Abecedare (talk) 21:46, 9 May 2015 (UTC)

Abecedare - In that particular case, the flag image was already being used above, so my edit just made the two uses consistent. However, feel free to simply remove them if there is a problem. You can find all of them by checking links to the file page. Thanks! Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 21:55, 9 May 2015 (UTC)

Alan Roger Currie article[edit]

Thank you for the quick clean-up you did this morning! Chicago Smooth (talk) 13:06, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

check date refs for Conyers Baronets page and Martineau Gardens page and Family of Duchess of Cambridge page please[edit]

check date refs for Conyers Baronets page and Martineau Gardens page and Family of Duchess of Cambridge page please — Preceding unsigned comment added by 121.214.119.18 (talk) 02:55, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

Infobox education in Canada[edit]

could you have your bot scan the transclusions of Template:Infobox education in Canada and provide parameter usage information? basically, the same thing you did for infobox power station and infobox dam? this will help prepare the template for replacement with the standard infobox school. thank you. Frietjes (talk) 14:57, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2014 March 16#'Country at games' templates[edit]

There are more keeps than merges on this discussion, so how did merge win out? Plus I am gonna add my vote to this discussion (I did not see it till today, nor was I informed of it) and say keep. Sportsfan 1234 (talk) 18:22, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Please see WP:NOTVOTE (the above refers to recent edits at {{Infobox Country Pan American Games}}. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 18:24, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
My concerns: Competitors, medals and flagbearer are not linked like before, location of the games are not shown, and most importantly: the history of the previous appearances of countries at the said games. This is a huge change and removal of material that should not have happened. Sportsfan 1234 (talk) 18:36, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
I don't think these were intentional. I'll take a look. Alakzi (talk) 18:37, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
It should look like how it looks like now. So the grey at the top should go as well. Sportsfan 1234 (talk) 18:50, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
Let's get the functionality in first. The grey background isn't all that important. Alakzi (talk) 18:53, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
@Alakzi: Left-hand labels for generic terms are generally not linked, per WP:OVERLINK. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 18:54, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
The link to the category seems inappropriate and the opening ceremony link is an egg. The medals link might be worth keeping. Alakzi (talk) 18:55, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
Why is it inappropriate? The Olympic infobox links to it... There is no link to opening ceremony. There is a link on flagbearers, which links to an article on the list of flagbearers for a games, so that should be kept as well! What about the history? The top of the inbox should say "Country at the Pan American Games" not Country as the 2015 Pan American Games" as well. Sportsfan 1234 (talk) 19:06, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
if we reopen that discussion, would be happy to !vote merge. Frietjes (talk) 17:31, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

Weird sporkBot edit[edit]

[1] The bot seems to be making a lot of edits, so I'm not sure if it's been doing this a lot, but obviously that's not right. Beeblebrox (talk) 23:46, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) @Beeblebrox: The template was redlinked, it's possible that the person placing it was not a regular at English Wikipedia, but was familiar with the templates of another language. Since the topic is Mexican, I'm guessing a Spanish-speaking editor; and es:Plantilla:Destruir is equivalent to our own Template:Db. It takes one parameter, and in this case it's |A4 which is documented as
This speedy deletion criterion does not match our A4, so in altering it to {{db-a4}} the bot was assuming that our A4 was intended. It did not consider the possibility that Spanish A4 was intended, since there was no indication that the conventions of that language should be observed. es:WP:SRA is equivalent to our WP:N, but lack of notability is not a valid CSD criterion on English Wikipedia. Perhaps something like our WP:CSD#A7 was intended: but this is also not applicable because a "credible claim of significance or importance" is being made in the article. You can decline it and send out a {{subst:sdd2}}. --Redrose64 (talk) 07:54, 29 May 2015 (UTC)