On Thursday 15 June 2006 14:53, Max V=F6lkel wrote:
> I agree, we should change the name in communication and code and
> factbox is a nice name.
> Markus & Denny, do you agree?
Yes. I noticed this clash before. "Factbox" is really a good name. I will=20
change it soon. Anybody is free to change the term in any occurance at=20
> > SMW uses "infobox" in code and documentation for its excellent section
> > summarizing semantic relations and attributes at the bottom of articles.
> > However, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infobox says
> > "An *infobox* on Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia> is a
> > consistently-formatted table which is present in articles with a common
> > subject."
> > and it already has a few hundred infoboxes.
> > The MediaWiki source code also uses "infobox" for something in the
> > editor.
> > It gets confusing when you try to modify an infobox template like
> > http://wiki.ontoworld.org/index.php/Template:Infobox_City to include
> > relations that show up in the infobox.
> > I called it a factbox before I read the code. Is it too late to change
> > the name?
> Kind regards,
> Max V=F6lkel
> Dipl.-Inform. Max V=F6lkel, Universit=E4t Karlsruhe / FZI
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