Template:Source/fixauthor

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This template takes an author name that is presumed to be in ALL CAPS, but should be presented unchanged anyway, and returns it unchanged.

Usage

The one parameter is author, which is required.

Internals

This template exists to enable tracking of pages that override {{source/ucauthor}} via parameter author. Technically, the tracking could be handled by a tracking category hardwired into {{source}} at the point where it uses parameter author to select between {{source/ucauthor}} and {{source/fixauthor}}; however, the modern incarnation of {{source}} avoids mixing layout with logic: if logic is used, the resultant clauses should be trivial, delegating anything nontrivial to a subtemplate. Therefore, injection of a tracking category would be delegated to a subtemplate. The existence of the subtemplate, though, obviates the need for a tracking category.

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