Nittanian Posted January 3, 2015 Share Posted January 3, 2015 Another idea, would be to reveal in the wiki section of "A Storm of Swords" that Barristan was Whitebeard, and skip the entire "Clash of Kings" section". Same for mentioning Brynden being TEC on his own page.. No mention until the reveal in the books (Dance). For TEC and all other mentions, prior to Dance, can then be placed on a separate TEC page. Yep, that's how TEC and Brynden Rivers are currently handled. TEC discusses its interactions with Bran through dreams in the early book sections, and then the connection with Brynden Rivers is made in the ADWD section. Brynden Rivers discusses the history and eventual disappearance of Bloodraven beyond the Wall, and then makes the connection with the TEC in the ADWD section (within Recent Events). The exceptions are the character infoboxes... We have been over the spoiler policy a number of times. I suggested that we should use show / hide tags to prevent spoilers and that death dates should not be included in the family trees. However the majority held the opinion that there would be no prevent spoiler policy so I guess this applies to this as well. For what it's worth, I agree with many of your previous suggestions; an orderly presentation of spoilers is ideal rather than assuming a wiki user should have read all the books first. Some of the discussion in that thread seemed to be going past one another; I don't see how you would be censoring information as some suggested. Some of the objections in various threads seem to be that it would have been too great an undertaking, but most articles now have the Recent Events section (as suggested by Evrach years ago), which seems to be working well. Ran expressed support here and here for chronological revealing of spoiler info. I don't think it would be necessary to have collapsible sections (your Sandbox example), since it would be up to the reader to control which book sections s/he reads. At this point most articles' text has been separated into book-by-book sections. Go teamwork! :) I don't understand the choice to have the templates up to date as of ADWD, however, as you previously stated about general templates. I'm not code savvy, however, and don't know how feasible your template suggestions would be. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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