Template talk:Laptop style

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Latest comment: 13 May 2015 by Indigo in topic In use or not?

In use or not?

After seeing [1], and consequently checking Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Laptop_style, I was wondering if this template is useful but forgotten, or we can actually do without it :)

The discussion that created it is [2].

Kynikos (talk) 13:45, 12 May 2015 (UTC)Reply

I think I simply forgot this template existed... but the main addition is the note in Category:Laptops, a separate template which links to it is less important in my view. -- Alad (talk) 14:12, 12 May 2015 (UTC)Reply
I like the way you've used Style in that article, I think adding a link to Category:Laptops in the message field is easy enough, and all the details are written there.
If we don't need this template after all (it's not used at the moment) we can just delete it (it's only a little part of the good results that [3] produced, so I wouldn't see it as a regression).
Kynikos (talk) 04:25, 13 May 2015 (UTC)Reply
I also like how Style is used and think using Laptop Style might have been confusing in this case as well (the article does not duplicate really). I have just browsed a fair number of laptop articles again and did not see one where I would place the Laptop Style template in its current form. So, yeah, it should either be re-purposed to help with achieving similar TOC structure's in the future or deleted. Something like:
"Please see the note in Category:Laptops on organization of laptop hardware content."
Re-purposing it in this general manner of course makes it more important to give a specific reason why it is added, and one might end up using Style again because it is more flexible.
I'm neutral on either. --Indigo (talk) 10:33, 13 May 2015 (UTC)Reply