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Re: Suggested LifeWiki edits

Post by Book » September 23rd, 2021, 12:58 pm

Twogun seems the same as the Period-60 glider gun

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Re: Suggested LifeWiki edits

Post by dvgrn » September 23rd, 2021, 2:27 pm

Book wrote:
September 23rd, 2021, 12:58 pm
Twogun seems the same as the Period-60 glider gun
Yup, there's a redirect for Twogun that takes you to the period-60 glider gun page.

The "period-N glider gun" article format is a newer format, intended to document especially compact and/or significant guns, especially true-period guns, without having to make any attempt to create an article for every known gun (which would be a maintenance nightmare).

The surviving mention of The image and "RLE: here" format is an old LifeWiki style from before LifeViewer came along. The twogun image there should probably be replaced with a see-also link to "period-60 glider gun". I've added a review of older articles including this one to the LifeWiki:Task_list#Current_tasks list that you pointed out recently.

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Re: Suggested LifeWiki edits

Post by Book » September 23rd, 2021, 2:56 pm

Thanks for the info. I don't want to start editing things without understanding issues like this.

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