Template talk:Japan Old Province

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Changed title[edit]

I changed the top line (the "title" of the table) to link directly to the article, which is now Provinces of Japan (formerly Old provinces of Japan) and to display "former" in place of "old."

Regions in alphabetic order[edit]

The sequence in which regions are presented in this template was discussed at Wikipedia:WikiProject Japan#Template:Japan Old Province. Thread contributors evaluated alphabetical ordering vs. traditional historical/geographic ordering. The argument for alphabetic order as a default is embodied in the version below:

Table with regions in alphabetic order

This archived version of the navbox may be useful as a foundation for further discussion. --Tenmei (talk) 13:47, 9 July 2011 (UTC)

WP:Manual of Style (Japan)#Alphabetical order applies to this template. --Tenmei (talk) 01:20, 10 July 2011 (UTC)