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SilverCrono — 19:38, August 11, 2010 (UTC)
"Let's show this prehistoric bitch how we do things downtown!"
I say move this to Techniques and make Technique a disambiguation with Technicks. Thoughts? If this is okay, I wanna do it.
- It should be moved if it is called "Techniques".Keltainentoukokuu (talk) 17:44, July 31, 2014 (UTC)
- I'd argue that there is no command called Techniques (no matter what word the Datalog uses for the battle menu). There is a battle submenu called Techniques, which contains a number of commands, each of which is a technique, singular, just from common sense deduction. I don't know if the game ever explicitly uses the singular, but it certainly uses "techniques" (note non-capitalisation) in a context that strongly implies the normal plural noun.
- But, that aside, the salient point is really this: is the article about the "command" (i.e. the submenu), or is it about the techniques themselves? Because if it's the latter, then the MoS dictates that it shouldn't be moved -- Sorceror Nobody 21:32, July 31, 2014 (UTC)
- Dyne (command).
- Commands do one of two things, they perform abilities (or actions/scripts that lead to abilities) or they open up sub-menus to further commands. The name of this skillset is "Techniques", because that's the Command name.
- You make this sound more complicated than it is. It makes perfect sense to name this after the thing on the battle menu. JBed (talk) 21:47, July 31, 2014 (UTC)
- I did point out that the semantics of terminology weren't actually all that relevant. As to citing Dyne as a precedent, there are questions that I could ask in response but, eh, I'd just be playing devil's advocate if I did. I'm not for a second saying I'm against the rename, just raising a simple query about what exactly we consider the article's subject to be, since the MoS directly affects one of the possible answers to that query.
- That's all -- Sorceror Nobody 22:08, July 31, 2014 (UTC)
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