Template talk:Feedback

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I'm nominating this for deletion because, well, of course the authors want constructive feedback! It's a wiki! Anyone can march right in and improve the article. Plus, this makes articles look ugly. Ceoranta 02:11, 7 November 2006 (GMT)

I agree. If people want to leave feedback there's the discussion page. I don't see the point in "panhandling" for feedback with a template.--Pantocratoria 04:48, 7 November 2006 (GMT)
I don't see any harm in it. It simply means that the article's author will be specially receptive to feedback, which should encourage giving it. Keep. Aridd 14:13, 7 November 2006 (GMT)
What about moving it to talk pages then? That might actually be a better idea. It would allow authors to ask for suggestions but keep pages looking nice. A big green bar that has nothing to do with the actual article doesn't seem good. Ceoranta 22:26, 7 November 2006 (GMT)
Move it to talk pages and add an <includeonly> Category to categorise all the articles for easier browsing? LE (WP) | Talk 15:05, 11 December 2006 (GMT)
Agree with Aridd, as that is the intent of the feedback prefix plate in the first place. You can change the colour if you'd like, that's not really a big deal, considering that I only chose green because we were using peach for FACs, red for WIPs and light blue for featureds. (( Pacitalkia )) Time sent: 20:10, 11 December 2006 (GMT)

Ugly, and since in a wiki editing is not limited to the page starter, this has no meaning. As Ceorana said, anyone can just go in and improve a wiki page. Delete --swilatia 12:38, 10 July 2007 (GMT)

Re LE's suggestion: the idea is for this to be visible. It wouldn't have much purpose if moved to the talk page with a <includeonly>. Keep as is. Aridd 13:27, 10 July 2007 (GMT)
I would keep - there's no harm in it, really, and noting that a page's major author (yes, anyone can edit the articles, but this is a wiki based on NS, so naturally the authority on a nation and nation concepts is going to be the NS player of the nation) is explicitly looking for advice and feedback could only help to develop articles... Bettering article quality is, surely, what we are all here for... --Germanalasia 15:51, 19 July 2007 (GMT)

Just a thought, but why don't we just change the message on the template? Right now its message is something that I'm sure we all figure is implied, since this is a Wiki-style encyclopedia. Some of us also agree that it should go on an article just so the idea of constructive feedback is out there.

I think that the message should be changed to something a whole lot stronger - or a WHOLE lot more emphasizing - than the casual "The author(s) of this article would like constructive feedback on its content." I'm not experienced at writing messages for templates, but it could go something like this instead: "The author(s) of this article strongly encourages constructive feedback on its content" or: "...would greatly appreciate constructive feedback..." You know, something instead of the simple "would like."

-America of Tomorrow 21:50, 27 July 2007 (GMT)

That sounds reasonable... --Germanalasia 18:31, 17 August 2007 (GMT)