Template talk:Cryptocurrencies

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Collapsing template[edit]

How to collapsing this template, I've tried {{Cryptocurrencies |state=collapsed}} no luck so far. Jonpatterns (talk) 11:52, 28 March 2014 (UTC)

Update, works on the Cryptocurrency article - maybe it depends where the navbox is deployed

First three section are all cryptocurrencies, add section for companies?[edit]

The first three sections are cryptocurrencies divided by encryption type. Also would it be good to add a section for organizations involved such as Bitcoin Foundation and LocalBitcoins. Proposal below. Jonpatterns (talk) 15:34, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

By encryption Hash coin coin coin coin coin
N coin coin coin coin
other coin coin coin
Organizations organization organization organization
Related topic topic topic
I don't think encryption makes all that much sense. It's outdated. A more logical one would be to sort by "Proof-of-X". Namely Proof of work and Proof of stake. Though there will be some outsiders or combinations. Would also think that a list of organzations would be rather huge-Thomas (talk) 04:08, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Selective removals[edit]

An editor has been selectively removing entries from the template. This kind of template is essentially a navigation template, so all cryptocurrencies that have articles should be listed. If a currency is removed due to not being notable, it can be removed from the template. Greenman (talk) 12:32, 6 January 2015 (UTC)

@Greenman: It wasn't me - but I'm close to do it too. I mean Titcoin? Really? You cant be serious. Are you planning to list all 600 coins that ever existed? Coins like Auroracoin have totally fallen out of use, and shown to be scams (same as MazaCoin for all I know). I think a top 10 should do, and scams should not get any exposure. -Thomas (talk) 14:57, 8 January 2015 (UTC)Selective removals
(PS.: Coinye - disfunct since a full year!)
@Thomas Veil:Titcoin and Coinye already have articles, so they should be on the navigation template. Wikipedia navigation templates are used to navigate, and therefore list all the related articles in that topic. I have not added any cryptocurrency coin articles, and don't plan to, but you need to be able to find those that exist :) A navigation template is not the place to be selective - the article itself is, so if any of the coins are not notable, that can be discussed on the article page and the article deleted if needs be. I'm aware that some of the coins are in disuse and are/were scams, but that does not make them not notable in itself. Many topics get articles because of their notoriety. Greenman (talk) 11:36, 10 January 2015 (UTC)
@Greenman:I see - makes sense. So it's more an issue with which pages exist. (Though Coinye is more notable because it bothered Kayne West, rather than that it was a currency).-Thomas (talk) 04:01, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
Right. If you think any of of the articles do not meet Wikipedia's notability requirements, you can start an AfD. Regarding Titcoin in particular I think it barely passes WP:N (maybe not -- a lot of it a trivial mentions). There's basically zero people who still cares however (see [1], market cap of $9000 and 24hr volume of 1 BTC), but as per WP:NTEMP an AfD will probably fail. ☃ Unicodesnowman (talk) 12:34, 17 January 2015 (UTC)