this is seriously unnecessary, unless there are places where you can't mdash. are there???
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 23:20, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

its obviously necessary. You can't use dashes in templates or tables.
Dazman (talk | contribs) 23:33, 13 April 2011 (UTC)
not even mdash or ndash?
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 23:34, 13 April 2011 (UTC)
Well I never need to use this OR mdash because I use Alt-Shift-Dash. Slightly better for pagesize.
Mathfreak231 (talk | contribs) 13:32, 10 March 2013 (UTC)
Our protocol is to use this template.
veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 18:50, 10 March 2013 (UTC)