Template talk:Ancestries navbox

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Should this be renamed to Ancestry? Similarly, should we address this in the category structure and in infoboxes?–Paizo Publishing, LLC.png Yoda8myhead (talk) 01:21, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

What exactly does 'addressing this in infoboxes' encompass? - HTD (talk) 08:42, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Changing the bolded "Race" in the template to "Ancestry" and perhaps sending a bot to change the name of the parameter from race to ancestry as well.—Paizo Publishing, LLC.png Yoda8myhead (talk) 19:01, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
While I think that the word ancestry could work for this particular navbox (as it only lists PC-appropriate races), it does not seem appropriate to implement it in an infobox that all (non-unique) creatures use, especially those that do not have a line of descent (constructs, outsiders and undead, among others). Saying this particular individual's ancestry is mannequin robot (or in other words, it is descended from a mannequin robot) makes no sense; race is a more generic term and sounds more appropriate for the infobox. - HTD (talk) 23:41, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Made a formal request to rename per User:Descriptivist's work renaming race to ancestry where appropriate. Renaming this navbox has no effect on infoboxes, which ultimately should be handled separately by PathfinderWiki:Semantic Data Initiative anyway. -Oznogon (talk) 05:46, 19 August 2023 (UTC)