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Bug 12538 - Enhancing the editing of references on Wikipedia
Enhancing the editing of references on Wikipedia
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 5997
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Cite (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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: 14492 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-01-07 14:47 UTC by Justin Drake
Modified: 2009-07-23 02:59 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Justin Drake 2008-01-07 14:47:08 UTC
Hi there,

References on Wikipedia is a big deal, and currently (at least in my opinion), editing references eats out a lot of time from the Wikipedia editors.

I think one of the major reasons is that one cannot edit ALL references at once. By this I mean that the references are scattered all around the page, and one cannot find them all bunched up in a specific place.

I therefore propose that, when clicking 'edit' in the 'references' paragraph, instead of landing with just {{reflist}}, the editor will find all the references explicitly listed, making the job of editing references much easier.

Feedback on this proposal would be very much appreciated at jfd31@cam.ac.uk
Comment 1 Jelte (WebBoy) 2008-08-11 18:26:39 UTC
See also bug 5997 part 2
Comment 2 Jelte (WebBoy) 2008-08-11 18:33:53 UTC
*** Bug 14492 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Chad H. 2009-07-23 02:59:59 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 5997 ***

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