Template talk:FS1037C

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It seems to me that the recent change to this template has left it with awkward wording that misattributes the source, to no good purpose. The new default wording is "This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Federal Standard 1037C.", which arises because "Federal Standard 1037C" is being inserted in a field intended to hold the name of the agency that issued the document, not the name of the document itself. I presume this choice was made to allow easy linking to particular definitions using the article and url fields. I think there are probably better ways to handle this. I'll try to rework it. I'm going to remove the author and accessdate fields. The former is unnecessary, since FS1037C has no attributed authors. The latter is questionable, since this is a published document, that happens to also be available online. A proper citation would give the revision date of the standard that was used, not the date the website was accessed.--Srleffler (talk) 03:47, 6 May 2009 (UTC)