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Documentation for this module may be created at Module:Broader/doc

-- This module produces a "For a broader coverage related to this topic" link. It implements
-- the {{broader}} template.

local mHatnote = require('Module:Hatnote')
local mArguments -- lazily initialise

local p = {}

function p.broader(frame)
	mArguments = require('Module:Arguments')
	local args = mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true})
	local page = args[1]
	local topic = args[2]
	if not page then
		return mHatnote.makeWikitextError(
			'no page name specified',
	local options = {
		selfref = args.selfref,
	return p._broader(page, topic, options)

function p._broader(page, topic, options)
	page = mHatnote._formatLink(page)
	topic = topic or 'this topic'
	local text = string.format('For a broader coverage related to  %s, see %s.', topic, page)
	options = options or {}

	return mHatnote._hatnote(text, options)

return p