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At some point, this should be expanded to include tables added by extensions installed on Wikimedia wikis. Leucosticte (talk) 17:11, 24 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]

Personally I think that would be better suited as a completely separate template, instead of having them mixed in with the default database tables. --GeorgeBarnick (talk) 17:13, 24 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
It might depend partly on just how many of those Wikimedia extension tables there are. E.g., are there hundreds or just dozens? There's a certain logic for separating them out as you suggest, since core documentation is usually kept separate from extension documentation.
On the other hand, programmers working on those Wikimedia extensions probably tend to refer to both sets of tables a lot, and therefore might find it handy to be able to easily navigate between them (or at least from the extension database table pages to the core database table pages; probably there's not as much traffic going in the other direction). Maybe it would be best, on the extension pages, to have both templates. Or it could be one template, with collapsible sections, with the sections collapsed by default determined by what namespace the template is transcluded to. Leucosticte (talk) 17:49, 24 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
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