Template talk:Bitcoin

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Feel free to add/edit this template. I just quickly threw up these sections/topics. Genjix (talk) 22:58, 10 June 2012 (UTC)


I don't think that Blockchain.info is a 'technology'. I also don't think bittorrent is a bitcoin-related technology. I'm skeptical of the link to peer-to-peer file sharing, since file-sharing is not a Bitcoin-spedific technology either.Sanpitch (talk) 20:49, 22 January 2014 (UTC)

"Companies" criteria[edit]

Some of the companies listed are bitcoin exchanges (Coinbase, Mt. Gox), while the bitcoin exchanges category that already includes them is also listed. For consistency, I'd suggest listing just the category, or listing all the exchanges as companies. Although some exchange companies also engage in other Bitcoin-related activities (e.g., LocalBitcoins manufactures ATMs, Coinbase provides merchant-processing services). Agyle (talk) 23:29, 26 February 2014 (UTC)

Agree. I've trimmed the list previously. This is bound to keep happening. Suggest we delete the "Bitcoin exchange" category any just maintain the list here in the template. The category system is inflexible and doesn't make sense when there are so few topics in the taxonomy. Chris Arnesen 02:38, 27 February 2014 (UTC)
Or we could delete this template. I'm not particularly fond of it anyhow. Chris Arnesen 02:40, 27 February 2014 (UTC)
I can see where the template can be useful, having people and companies listed in one place, but useful may not outweigh the WP:NOTADIRECTORY principle. The same could be accomplished with categories or lists, but they'd probably be removed for NOTADIRECTORY reasons. I don't have an opinion on deleting/retaining this template, as I just don't know much about WP's normal guidance on them, and don't feel like digging into the topic. :-) Agyle (talk) 01:45, 28 February 2014 (UTC)