Template:Dating

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Template to explain the source of a datation, in english. Possible values ​​for the only argument used (in positional form):

  • archive= Dating established by finding the page in an archived version of the magazine. (date is certain)
  • back= Date reported on the back. (date is certain)
  • guess= Guess date, (a following explanation has to be written, date is totally uncertain)
  • seller= Dating given by the provider. (date is indicated by the supplier, but the reliability is not verifiable)
  • provider= Dating given by provider, reliable. (date is certain, the supplier to reputable)
  • copyright= Dating from copyright note. (year is certain)
  • backco= Dating from a copyright note on the back. (year is certain)
  • backref= Dating from a reference on the back, (a following explanation has to be written, date is quite reliable)
  • same= Dating from a reference on the same page, (a following explanation has to be written, date is quite reliable)
  • google= Dating established by finding the page on Google Books. (date is certain)
  • book= Dating established by the publication date of the volume from which the page is taken. (date is certain)
  • side= Date reported on a section not included in the image. (date is certain)
  • otherpage= Date reported on another page. (to be used for catalogs and related pages) (date is certain)
  • direct= Date directly showing. (date is certain)
  • other= Dating obtained by (a following explanation has to be written, the date is uncertain)