Template talk:Slashtitle

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Incorrect or Alternative

The template currently uses the term "Incorrect". However, is some cases, the use of - might not be actually wrong, but merely less popular. An example being 9-11 Attack which was discussed when we were creating subpages at first. The more normal format would be 9/11 Attack. The format with the / is more common but the - is not wrong, dates can be delimited by - or . or , or other marks but for this particular name the / is the more common format. We shouldn't, in this case, state that one format is "incorrect". A different wording of the template needs to be used. Derek Harkness 08:29, 19 April 2008 (CDT)

Is there a better word you can suggest? Or should we modify the template to take an argument, to select between 'incorrect' and 'alternative'? J. Noel Chiappa 08:49, 19 April 2008 (CDT)
Perhaps words like "This article uses peculiar title due to technical reasons" or "This article uses unusual title due to technical reasons" or "This article uses non-standard title due to technical reasons" or "The article uses a title that, due to technical reasons, is non-standard"
Also note that this Nasa web page uses "Apollo Command and Service Module" without any / or - marks.
I like "unusual"; covers all the bases well.
I just picked "Command/Service Module" because it was the best of the few problem pages I had on hand (I have a number of official NASA histories of Apollo and will check on them). "9/11" is probably a better one. J. Noel Chiappa 10:59, 19 April 2008 (CDT)