Use of arcanist in the wiki
I noted that beldrin is referred to as an "arcanist" small a. as pathfinder expands the class list towards 3 digit numbers and beyond (38 classes, 90+ prestige classes + archetypes) it may be unavoidable, but I wonder if the use could be confused with the Arcanist capital A —This unsigned post was made by 77stephen. Please sign all posts with ~~~~.
- That's a good point. For what it's worth, arcanist has a note at the top of the page noting that the word is sometimes used both to refer to arcane magic users and the arcanist class. We've had the problem with other classes, too (not all barbarians have class levels, for instance).
- Especially now that we have a page for arcane magic that we can link to, should we suggesting in the Manual of Style that editors be more specific an use "arcane magic spellcaster/scholar/user/etc." instead of arcanist when not referring to the class? -Oznogon (talk) 00:45, 26 October 2015 (UTC)
sorry for failing to sign previous post.
Part of the problem with sticking to cannon, but with a voice that would be (close to) appropriate for an in world individual is that "arcanist", small a, would be the type of word that a lay person of golarion might use (not likely knowing the specific "class" of spellcaster of a historical figure would be) and we also can't know which other similar words (mage, warlock etc) might become confusing in the future, just an observation, thanks 77stephen (talk) 02:51, 26 October 2015 (UTC)