Category talk:Version Control

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Quick question, why is there only one comic in here not even about version control? This doesn’t feel like it should be a category. Netherin5 (talk) 13:39, 21 March 2019 (UTC)

There are four comics in here. Three of them are in Category:Git, which is a subcategory here: 1296, 1597, 1667. As you can see from the history, I debated whether it was better to have a broader version control category or a Git category or both, and after initially creating a Git category (subcat of Category:Programming), I made it a subcategory of version control. The subcategory handling is not as elegant as I would hope for, though; perhaps those 3 above should also be in this category directly? But I would also challenge the implication that a category with one comic is a problem; for the same reason that redlinks are legitimate, so too it's OK to have a category that doesn't have much in it. It's not like we're bursting at the seams with too many categories. In this case, I was spurred to do this because I was trying to find all the comics about version control, and had a tough time. Thanks. JohnHawkinson (talk) 13:50, 21 March 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for the explanation, I think I get it now. I didn’t check the version history for git, sorry. The three should stay in git, a subcategory is just a more specific version of the broader one, and applying both would be strange. Linking to either subcategory puts this talk page in those categories. Hope that fixes it. Netherin5 (talk) 13:58, 21 March 2019 (UTC)