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Bug 17856 - Feature request - 'revert all' button
Feature request - 'revert all' button
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 11712
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (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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Reported: 2009-03-08 09:52 UTC by Mark Pellegrini
Modified: 2009-05-12 17:08 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Mark Pellegrini 2009-03-08 09:52:36 UTC
There should be a feature to "revert all" edits ever made by a user. That is, with a single mouse click, it should be possible to rollback all edits made by a user that can be rolled back, undo all edits that can be undone, and create a list of all edits that could not be undone or rolled back. This is particularly important when dealing with sockpuppets whose vandalism is not non-obvious, which may survive for many revisions by subsequent authors. (Specifically, I'm submitting this request to deal with Scibaby's sockpuppets on the english wikipedia)
Comment 1 p858snake 2009-03-08 10:16:42 UTC
This isn't a request really appropriate for here, All sock puppet actions (on en.wiki) should user edits should just be reverted and not deleted.
Comment 2 Mark Pellegrini 2009-03-08 22:52:48 UTC
Who said anything about deleting edits? I'm looking for a faster way to rollback and undo edits - both of which can be done now by anyone (admin or not). It's simply more tedious to do it manually when it could be automated. 
Comment 3 Mark Pellegrini 2009-03-09 17:25:12 UTC
Re-opening this request - it should not have been closed in the first place. 
Comment 4 Aude 2009-03-12 15:04:00 UTC
Currently, there are user scripts that add the ability to mass revert edits, as well as page moves, to help cleanup after vandals.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Voice_of_All/Specialadmin/monobook.js

Though, it may be more efficient to implement this capability on the back-end and make it available as part of MediaWiki.
Comment 5 OverlordQ 2009-05-12 17:08:09 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 11712 ***

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