Category talk:Yom Kippur War

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Please move back to longterm category name[edit]

Can an admin put the following wikitext on the category page (Category:Yom Kippur War), or unprotect it, and I will add it:

{{move|1973 Arab-Israeli War}}

In my watchlist I must have missed the last move request in the zillions of bot edits the last few months.

Longterm category name was Category:1973 Arab-Israeli War until the last couple days when the category was moved to Category:Yom Kippur War.

The introduction says:

"The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War or October War (; transliterated: ħarb October or حرب تشرين, ħarb Tishrin), also known as the 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Fourth Arab-Israeli War"

"1973 Arab-Israeli War" is the international name, and has long been used on the Commons. We shouldn't use "Ramadan War" or "Yom Kippur War".

The Commons does not take sides, especially when many people don't speak English well, and will not be familiar with a Hebrew religious holiday name, Yom Kippur, used in English. "1973 Arab-Israeli War" is the simplest English name, and so it is also the most practical name for most Commons readers.

Turkey uses this name: 1973 Arap-İsrail Savaşı --Timeshifter (talk) 03:46, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

Page unprotected by now.
Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose move: as can be seen in the article and interwiki's: Yom Kippur War is by far the most used international name. --Foroa (talk) 03:49, 14 June 2010 (UTC)
Symbol support vote.svg Support. Not among Arabic, Farsi, Turkish, Indonesian speakers, etc.. The Muslim world population is very large. en:Islam#Demographics: "A comprehensive 2009 demographic study of 232 countries and territories reported that 23% of the global population or 1.57 billion people are Muslims." Turkey: 1973 Arap-İsrail Savaşı --Timeshifter (talk) 04:08, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

Symbol support vote.svg Support. This is more a generic name, which can be understood by more people.--Avron (talk) 16:11, 27 July 2010 (UTC)

The most generic name is the current one that is used by most wikipediae. If you want to address the largest population, you have to use Chinese. --Foroa (talk) 16:43, 27 July 2010 (UTC)
What does the Chinese government and the Chinese people use to name the war? China since 1949 does not have a history of encouraging religion. Many people worldwide use other names for the war than Yom Kippur War. --Timeshifter (talk) 20:11, 28 July 2010 (UTC)

Symbol support vote.svg Support 1973 Arab-Israeli War is a more neutral and a more english name. --Havang(nl) (talk) 17:38, 9 August 2010 (UTC)

Lets be serious, Commons is not here to invent new names. As far as I can see, there is only two or 3 interwiki's that do not refer to "kippur", there is clearly no other world standard naming. --Foroa (talk) 17:53, 9 August 2010 (UTC)
You are saying we should use one of the common names: Ramadan War or October War. --Timeshifter (talk) 22:49, 9 August 2010 (UTC)