Category talk:Version

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Is this category really necessary? I mean, unless the articles say otherwise, they already talk about how things currently are, so do we need an entire category devoted to telling readers that the article is, indeed, saying how things are? It's redundancy incarnate. If there's changes for .40d#, then they can be put in their own category. Otherwise, virtually every single line of pretty much every single article currently on the wiki would belong in this category. --LegacyCWAL 18:17, 6 July 2009 (UTC)

It might be useful for things specific to this particular version. It might also become more relevant when a new version becomes available... --Corona688 18:37, 6 July 2009 (UTC)
But unless otherwise noted, everything on the wiki is specific to this version. We'd have to tag every single sentence if we wanted to be consistant. And the next version is such a massive change that we're going to be completely overhauling everything anyways. --LegacyCWAL 18:56, 8 July 2009 (UTC)
Unless a new version fork from the main branche of development, I don't see the point either. Since this wiki is always reflecting the latest stable release. --Karl 18:49, 6 July 2009 (UTC)
When .41a or .42a or whatever comes out then this category becomes a list of things that need to be rechecked. As soon as a new version is it, then the wiki is no longer reflecting the latest stable release and needs a lot of review to be brought up to date. The point of these categories is to help streamline that process when it comes about. The correct usage is as follows:
-When writing information that you suspect will change in a future release, tag it with {{subst:current}}.
-When the future release comes out, look at things in the outdated categories to see if they have actually changed.
VengefulDonut 14:12, 7 July 2009 (UTC)
Like I mention above, the sheer scale of the next update means that literally half the wiki would have to be rechecked and updated. Every single page related to combat, military, creature data, labors, injury, nobles, HFS, skills, and modding is going to need a complete rewrite. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if we have to start putting disclaimers on all those pages (like the ones on the pages that still haven't been updated from the 2D version).
To put it another way, if we're going to have a category for pages that will have to be updated for the next version, we'd better get to work and start putting half the wiki in there. --LegacyCWAL 18:56, 8 July 2009 (UTC)
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