Template talk:BLP primary sources

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Not a wrapper anymore[edit]

This will help us detect BLP pages easier. -- Magioladitis (talk) 13:26, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

Please replace the first instance of "biographical article" in this template with [[Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons|biography of a living person]] to clarify that this template is intended to be applied to biographies of living persons only, rather than all biographies. The second instance, which reads "improve this biographical article", should simply be replaced with "help", the way other templates word that phrase. Compassionate727 (T·C) 21:38, 6 May 2018 (UTC)

 Not done for now: This change will need the establishment of consensus first, as it will affect the display of a number of pages. Bellezzasolo Discuss 01:21, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
@Bellezzasolo: This change was made to the major maintenance templates ({{BLP sources}}, {{More footnotes}} and {{No footnotes}}) a couple of years ago without controversy. The intention that this template be used only for BLPs is, in my opinion, quite clear when comparing it to other templates. See the BLP specific section of the navbox, where the other templates actually link to the biographies of living persons policy (in fact, I'm not sure why this one doesn't), as well as the fact that BLP is literally in the title of this template. Nevertheless, I can ping to some other template editors if that would make you feel better. Compassionate727 (T·C) 02:29, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
 Done Looking at those discussions I'm making the change. If anyone objects to the new wording, I'll follow BRD, ping me and I'll make the rv. Bellezzasolo Discuss 12:54, 7 May 2018 (UTC)

RfC of potential interest[edit]

An RfC is underway that could affect this template and may therefor be of interest to watchers of this page. The discussion is located at Wikipedia talk:Twinkle#RfC regarding Twinkle maintenance tags that recommend the inclusion of additional sources. Thank you.--John Cline (talk) 05:42, 28 January 2019 (UTC)