Help talk:Namespace

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This talk page is for discussing the Help:Namespace page.

What exactly is the purpose of this? To give users information on what a namespace is? -- Couchpotato99 (talk) (contribs) 02:45, 4 September 2006 (UTC)

Yes. See Forum:RuneScape: vs RuneScapeWiki: and Forum:Namespaces. Chrislee33 03:53, 4 September 2006 (UTC)
Usually we leave stuff like that up to wikia and wikipedia. For example, we don't have a page on what a template is. Our policy pages are more for talking about things dealing with our wiki, not all wikis. So would this page be about proposing new namespaces? Because there isn't really anything we can say about our namespaces that Wikipedia or some other place can't say better. -- Couchpotato99 (talk) (contribs) 04:08, 4 September 2006 (UTC)
Yes, this page will continue to link to the Wikimedia and Wikipedia articles on namespaces which cover the topic in general. This page will briefly explain how they apply to this project. It will also list the current 10 out of the 18 available namespaces this project uses. Also, there has been confusion about how the Runescape: namespace is being used (see Forum:RuneScape: vs RuneScapeWiki:) which this article will attempt to clarify. Many of the updates on Runescape have been added to the Runescape: namespace when they should be somewhere else. We do have a page on RuneScape:Templates which briefly explains what templates are with links to Wikipedia for more information. This template page is specific to this project as it also lists and categorizes all the templates which this project uses. Not trying to reinvent the wheel; but trying to customize it to our project. Chrislee33 05:02, 4 September 2006 (UTC)
Sounds good :). (Sorry if it seems like I'm being hard on you, I just like to know whats going on when it comes to policy pages) -- Couchpotato99 (talk) (contribs) 05:34, 4 September 2006 (UTC)