User talk:AndersG

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The 'anders' hangar in {{infobox aircraft}}

Hi Anders. I've been thinking about your aircraft and the new aircraft infobox design, and have an idea how to automate this, as well as add them to a category of Category:Aircraft by hangar such as Category:Anders lighter-than-air hangar. Note that the devel-hangar parameter will add this category (Category:FGAddon hangar will be first added by the hangar parameter).

The idea would be to automate the GitHub links. For example for Malmö Flygindustri MFI-9:

| devel-hangar    = anders
| devel-aircraft  = FlightGear-MFI-9

This would be enough info for {{infobox aircraft}} to create the development website and repository links, so you don't use the {{github url}} template. This is the type of automation I am aiming for with the new infobox.

Bugman (talk) 05:17, 27 July 2016 (EDT)

I'm not that keen on this idea. First, it is no longer a lighter-than-air hangar since it spans from sailing ships and submarines over airships and balloons to jet fighters (unpublished). Second, only a subset of the aircraft are currently in FGAddon and that distinction needs to be dealt with (I suppose using only hangar would do, though). Third, no matter what it is pretty few aircraft so I see no significant problem with filling in the links manually compared to sorting out how to update the master template if something needs changing (e.g. GitHub folds). AndersG (talk) 15:36, 27 July 2016 (EDT)