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Bug 11192 - tog-extendwatchlist wording too cryptic
tog-extendwatchlist wording too cryptic
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-09-05 10:41 UTC by Dan Jacobson
Modified: 2009-03-12 17:46 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Dan Jacobson 2007-09-05 10:41:58 UTC
Gentlemen, today we shall discuss tog-extendwatchlist. In Preferences
one sees:

[]Expand watchlist to show all applicable changes

Who can figure out what that means without knowing where the
documentation is and reading it?:

    Expand the watchlist to show all applicable changes. By default,
    only the most recent page change is shown for each page. Expanding
    the watchlist (by modifying your preferences) will show every
    single edit made, not just the most recent edit.

Well, when adjusting one's mailman preferences, one sees the full

However, if you insist on being cryptic in preferences (to make room
for plenty of whitespace on the screen or something) at least say

[]Show every single edit of a page made, not just the most recent edit.
or better
[]Show all edits of a page, not just the most recent.

or something similar.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2007-09-05 15:51:08 UTC
A pair of radio buttons would be better suited to this preference, which outline the two options.
Comment 2 Siebrand Mazeland 2009-02-02 11:47:30 UTC
Changed component to "Watchlist"
Comment 3 Chad H. 2009-03-12 17:46:26 UTC
Fixed wording in r48359.

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