Category talk:Noblewomen

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I don't think this category is a good idea. If someone wants a page that talks about the role of noblewomen in Westeros, they should make an article about it, not a category. I don't think we need to split up every character category into male and female. -Crawdad 17:19, 23 April 2007 (CDT)

Okay, I am going to basically be as tactful as I can in this response -

When you say "I don't think we need to split up every character category into male and female." I find that to be a veiled insult, and it seems to me that you missed my preliminary note that I put on the article page. I certainly don't recall suggesting that we split up articles for tailors and seamstresses, for example. I specifically said that this page would a place to give general guidelines over the role of noblewomen and specifically a discussion over their inheritance rights since that is an obvious point of confusion and contention in the discussion forums I have visited.--Daena the defiant 18:35, 25 April 2007 (CDT)
I'm a little confused by your response, and I certainly wasn't trying to insult anyone. First off, I'm comfortable with this category's existence as a subcategory of Nobles. Secondly, what I was trying to say about categories was that category pages aren't the place to put content. They just provide links to articles that share some attribute. For example, the article "Knight" is the place to put all the information about knights. "Category:Knights" just helps the user find articles about specific knights. You don't put any content on category pages except when needed to describe the category criteria. To write content about inheritance customs for women, you would create an article called "Inheritance customs" or something to that effect, rather than writing about it in "Category:Noblewomen". -Crawdad 19:36, 25 April 2007 (CDT)
I personally don't see a great issue with this category. Why not help support various ways to have articles displayed, such as different category types, so long as they join up at a higher branch (as with Oorag's inclusion of the Nobles category? I'm not sure what the downside would be, other than opening up the possibility of articles like 'Tailors/seamstresses'. However, that seems remote, and in the end I'm not sure it matters. I'd certainly be interested in hearing more views on this, myself. --Ran 19:11, 25 April 2007 (CDT)
I've made noblewomen a subcategory of nobles. This will put all nobles in the noble category, but still allow users to separate them out by gender. -Oorag 14:10, 25 April 2007 (CDT)