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Template syntax[edit]

I think the template syntax should be a superset of the standard article syntax. It would send a simple message: if you want to do something complicated, it must be abstracted into a template. --Davidstrauss 10:16, 22 January 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

That's the suggestion.--Alfakim 23:13, 22 January 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Banning Wikisyntax from all namespaces except template[edit]

Hi, we use ParserFunctions in the Commons namespace, see Commons:Deletion requests/Current requests. So banning them would be not a good idea. Bryan 16:07, 22 January 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I'm suggesting that the usage would have to be relegated to being via a template, as regular users dont tend to edit those its less confusing for them. --Alfakim 23:12, 22 January 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I personally think it's a good thing, that all namespaces are more or less the same. (with the exception of special: of course). Its also a lot easier to learn if you're allowed to do something in your own userspace. if the special stuff was only in template, people would have to come up with an excuse to play with the cool stuff. Bawolff 08:01, 31 January 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No markup in Template: ?[edit]

Why no markup in the template namespace? What would that mean? Normal non-function templates would go where?


Nono. Wikisyntax, the language, has no markup. The template namespace can contain both Wikimarkup and Wikisyntax. (But other namespaces can only have wikimarkup --Alfakim 15:27, 8 February 2007 (UTC)) --Alfakim 15:26, 8 February 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]