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Bug 11205 - Alt. Text in Articles
Alt. Text in Articles
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 503
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://www.computerxdfw.com
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-09-06 00:44 UTC by Daniel
Modified: 2007-09-12 12:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Daniel 2007-09-06 00:44:59 UTC
Hi gents,

This is just one of a million ideas I'm sure you all have heard before, but I
figured I'd throw it out there and see if possibly there is something I could
do to help. Have you all considered modifying the engine of wikipedia to
allow the viewing of alt. text popups (yellow box with text from the article
of the word the cursor is hovering over) during the reading of an article?
Perhaps just the first few lines of the article referenced would be an
excellent way to expedite researching. Just an idea. Let me know if I can
help with this if you undertake the project. Thanks all for your work--I try
to edit whenever I get the chance, though usually someone beats me to it!
Open Source rocks my socks off!
Comment 1 Casey Brown 2007-09-06 01:11:50 UTC
I assume you are talking about something like this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:POPUPS.
Comment 2 Rob Church 2007-09-12 12:25:49 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 503 ***

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