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RangeblocksEdit

I blocked a few ranges related to the ANI thread you recently posted. Would you mind taking a quick peek at them and letting me know if any of them look like too much collateral damage? I don't know enough about the topic area to determine how constructive the edits are, or which fit the pattern of the disruptive editor harassing you.

93.143.96.0/19
93.137.0.0/20
93.140.128.0/20

Thanks, OhNoitsJamie Talk 02:55, 10 April 2021 (UTC)

@Ohnoitsjamie: It does look like them. They appear to be based in Croatia, but largely edit Asian football stuff. Cheers, Number 57 10:50, 10 April 2021 (UTC)

Use of suboffice in Officeholder infoboxEdit

Hi, thank you for your contribution to the discussion of the use of the suboffice attribute on the Officeholder infobox for Irish ministers. We are probably close to a consensus for using it for Ministers of State only, but not cabinet ministers. Do you know what the take-up of this feature is in general so far across Wikipedia? Thanks, Iveagh Gardens (talk) 11:31, 12 April 2021 (UTC)

It's used for virtually all Israeli politicians, but that was because previously they had {{Infobox member of the Knesset}}, which laid out the info in that way. The primary reason for the introduction of the suboffice/subterm parameters was the TfD that resulted in it being merged into {{Infobox officeholder}}. I am not sure about its wider use, although there was a discussion on the template talkpage that might give you some clues to its usage for other countries' politicians. Number 57 11:44, 12 April 2021 (UTC)
Thanks, that's helpful background context. I think it is overall a better way of displaying information helpfully to readers, but I won't rush into a change either without consensus. —Iveagh Gardens (talk) 15:27, 12 April 2021 (UTC)
@Iveagh Gardens: I wholeheartedly agree – once you have more than two or three positions, the officeholder infobox is not an effective summary, particularly as it has so many parameters and many editors are either unaware of or unwilling to comply with MOS:INFOBOXPURPOSE... Cheers, Number 57