Template talk:Infobox road

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Are there any plans to convert parts of this infobox to Lua, specifically the shield, route name, and translation? Now that we have fairly robust road data modules, I think these three items should be handled by the road data modules. Yes, I know that these will eventually be handled by Wikidata, but who knows when that will happen? We can use Lua now.

For those locations that don't yet have a road data module, we could utilize a tracking category to catch them, but I don't think there are very many. –Fredddie 16:01, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

There's no reason why we couldn't have the shield handled by Wikidata, similar to how the maps are now, though Happy might be waiting on other development last I heard (several months ago). --Rschen7754 16:04, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
Yes, my Summer of Code development. Face-wink.svg I have no problem with migrating the infobox shields, names, and translations over to the road data string modules. That can be done right now while we're waiting for the corresponding Lua code, since adding unused keys won't cause any errors. The only issue with using shields from Wikidata is an override for highways with non-free shields. I would also like to migrate the colors to the string modules at some point. As for the rest of the infobox, I'm still waiting for mw:Extension:Capiunto to be deployed. -happy5214 00:42, 17 May 2015 (UTC)

Edit protected request[edit]

Please remove the TfD notice from the template page. I have closed the TfD as not merged. BethNaught (talk) 10:00, 23 August 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done -- John of Reading (talk) 11:23, 23 August 2015 (UTC)