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Now that the DAII codex entries are complete, how should we handle the letters? I think the best solution would be the same as the Mass Effect Wikia chose by putting them inside the quest articles (e.g. the E-Mail section here). But maybe someone has a better idea.

I wrote almost all of them down in one of my blog posts, although half of them are not assigned to the right act or don't have their right name. Any help with this task is greatly appreaciated. --ShardofTruth (talk) 00:37, April 11, 2011 (UTC)

I think it is better to treat them as a separate entity. We can give a link to the letter in the quest article. -- Snfonseka (Talk) 03:43, April 11, 2011 (UTC)
I also think it would be better. The problem with making them in the quest article is that some of these letters are not quest-related at all, and since you can get different versions of the letters, it will make the articles needlessly cluttered.
It should somehow follow the same formatting as codex entry, except it would be something like... "Letter: name of the letter". The different versions should be included within that page. --D. (talk · contr) 00:10, April 12, 2011 (UTC)
Okay than this is settled. Should we use an info box like the Template:CodexTransformer? I'm not very good at creating those, but it wouldn't be that complicated. All we need is "name", "location(act/quest)", "appearances/dlc" and maybe the letter icon from DAII. --ShardofTruth (talk) 09:39, April 12, 2011 (UTC)
The template is up; see Letter: Letter From Meeran for an example. The template is different than the codex entry's, but it follows the same formatting as other templates (quest, location, etc.) I'm wondering if we should stylize the letter.
To provide a link to the page, you can use:
{{:Letter: Letter From Meeran|style=iconmini2}}
When listing the DLC, it should actually be like this:
|appearances = [[Dragon Age II]] - [[The Exiled Prince]]
The DLC parameter has only been used for codex entries for some reasons. We never got a consensus on how we should handle this part of the infoboxes, but since that's the accepted form. --D. (talk · contr) 23:55, April 14, 2011 (UTC)

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