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Bug 12239 - PATCH - Linker.php - different separators for autocomments
PATCH - Linker.php - different separators for autocomments
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: patch, patch-need-review
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-12-08 14:41 UTC by Danny B.
Modified: 2008-02-06 11:45 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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different separators for autocomments (715 bytes, patch)
2007-12-08 14:41 UTC, Danny B.
Details

Description Danny B. 2007-12-08 14:41:16 UTC
Created attachment 4419 [details]
different separators for autocomments

Current default separator "-" coincides with comments about removing as well as it confuses people if it means "removed" or not:

1)
Comment saying "I've removed some text in section" is usually written this way:
  /* section */ - some text
and produces the summary like:
  -> section - - some text

2)
Comment like
  /* section */ foo
produces
  -> section - foo
Now the confusion comes: does it mean "I've done/added/corrected/whatever 'foo'" or "I've removed 'foo'"?

I've changed it to the following behavior:
1)  -> section: - some text
2)  -> section: foo
which is more intuitive and descriptive
Comment 1 Raimond Spekking 2008-02-06 11:45:59 UTC
Applied with r30611.

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