I made redirects for all of the Mexican states with accent marks, except México, since I'm already using Mexico for the country. -- Moose Hole 17:56 19 June 2008 (UTC)
Is there an established format for Mexican graticules? At the moment they seem to be named "Town, Mexico" (although some are "Town, México"), but are categorised into individual states (although some just have the country category). Should the pages be listed by state (as per the USA and Canada) rather than country? Should we keep the state categories or just use the country? I'd like to tidy it all up but am unsure what I think is best. It's a big country, but some of the states are really tiny. Any thoughts? -- Benjw 12:53, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
- My take would be to go with "Town, Mexico" and to ditch the state categories. If we organize Mexico by states, it would seem difficult to justify not reorganizing e.g. Germany along the same lines.
- What makes the USA and Canada different, anyway? Is it that they have more federal systems of government? --starbird 08:19, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
- I'd guess it was because the first categorization of US graticules were done by state, and putting thousands of graticules under one category was no better than having no category at all. Canada ended up doing what the US did because they're neighbors, but the rest of the world did it by country. Participation from Mexico has been very low, so some pages were made one way, and some were made the other. I've no idea if Mexicans identify with their state. For now I think most graticule pages for Mexico are done by state, so that's the plan we should aim for if we want consistency.
- Can I suggest renaming the category for the state of Mexico to "Estado de México" to avoid confusion? I've also noticed some duplicate/orphaned pages that may have been caused by this -- Jevanyn (talk) 13:17, 7 November 2013 (EST)