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This page or section includes content from Wikipedia. The original article was at PAGENAME. The list of authors can be seen in the history for that page. As with Appropedia, the text of Wikipedia is available under the CC-BY-SA.

How to use[edit]

To use this template, type {{attrib wikipedia|PAGENAME}} at the bottom of the article or section where the content is used. "PAGENAME" should be the title of the Wikipedia article.

Why to use[edit]

Wikipedia is under the GFDL license, which allows reuse but requires attribution.

When to use Wikipedia content[edit]

It can be helpful to use Wikipedia content in Appropedia pages, for definitions and subtopics that are relevant to Appropedia. However, it is generally not appropriate to copy entire Wikipedia articles into Appropedia, because Appropedia is different from Wikipedia.

Unresolved issues[edit]

I can't work out exactly how urlencode is meant to work in the Wikipedia template this is taken from. The FULLPAGENAMEE used as a second parameter seems to do nothing, so I have replaced {{urlencode:{{{1|{{FULLPAGENAMEE}}}} with {{urlencode:{{{1}} for simplicity. --Chriswaterguy 18:59, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Question: do we want to include a link to the specific version? This makes it clearer where the content comes from, and will still work when pages are merged or split. On the downside, this will make it too technical for the average user, so how can we make it optional? (parser functions, when we get that extension?)

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