User talk:Dcapillae

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intext templates for text

What is your opinion about templates within text replacing some common phrases, such as template:How to map as a building. Is it making easier or harder to translate pages? Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 11:23, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

In order to translate a page, there is not much difference. When there are no templates, the translation is direct, while if the page includes a template, sometimes the page is only partially translated. Some translator users only translate the content of the page, but not the embedded template. In the case of {{How to map as a building}}, there is no problem. It's already translated in Spanish and the embedded text is very short and simple. It does not present any particular difficulty.
Templates are especially useful when there is repetitive information. They also help to centralize information, i.e. to keep information up-to-date when it is repeated over many pages in different languages. At this point, they are really useful. --Dcapillae (talk) 11:36, 9 January 2021 (UTC)