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Bug 1643 - Removal of the deletion, protection and unprotection checkboxes
Removal of the deletion, protection and unprotection checkboxes
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
1.5.x
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: patch
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-03-07 06:49 UTC by Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:38 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
Web browser: ---
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments
The patch against includes/Article.php (2.81 KB, patch)
2005-03-07 06:50 UTC, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
Details
The patch against languages/Language.php (1.19 KB, patch)
2005-03-07 06:52 UTC, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
Details
The patch against languages/Language.php (656 bytes, patch)
2005-03-07 07:18 UTC, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
Details

Description Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-03-07 06:49:24 UTC
This patch to includes/Article.php and languages/Language.php (HEAD) removes the
confirmation checkbox from deletion, protection and unprotection pages, this
reduces the steps an admin needs to take to three steps from the previous four.

Before the patch the deletion process is the following:
1) follow the "delete"
2) fill in a reason for the deletion
3) check the deletion confirmation checkbox ("Yes, I really want to delete this
page")
4) submit the request via the "delete" button.

This patch removes step 3 as shown above, the change has previously been
discussed on the wikitech-l mailing list in this thread:
http://mail.wikipedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2004-August/024521.html
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-03-07 06:50:22 UTC
Created attachment 339 [details]
The patch against includes/Article.php

Removes the relevant HTML as well as the wfMsg's.
Comment 2 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-03-07 06:52:57 UTC
Created attachment 340 [details]
The patch against languages/Language.php

Removes the relevant messages from Language.php.
Comment 3 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-03-07 07:18:50 UTC
Created attachment 341 [details]
The patch against languages/Language.php   	 

A new patch which only removes the 'confirmcheck' message since the
'confirmprotect' and 'confirmunprotect' messages are used elsewhere on the same
page (which is a bug in itself..)
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2005-03-11 04:50:19 UTC
Committed to HEAD.

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