| This is a Template documentation subpage for Template:Conclusion.
It contains usage information, categories, and other content that is not part of the original template page.
Template:Conclusion/doc is used to document the conclusion of a discussion in a talk page, and can be an alternative to refactoring. Please use it only when a consensus is reached, i.e., at the end of the conversation.
- the consensus that was arrived at.
- the main arguments, copied from the discussion
It can be inserted at the end of the conversation, or at the top of the talk page for easy reference. In that latter case:
- the following message should appear at the top or at the end of the conversation: "This conversation is summarized at the top of the talk page".
- the article itself can have the following comment at the top: "<!-- The statements below represents the consensus reached after long, sometimes heated discussions. Please review the summary of these discussions at the top of the talk page before editing this page. -->"