Last modified: 2006-05-31 19:15:22 UTC
It should be possible to hide bot modifications in the watchlist in the same way
it is possible to do it in "recent change". This will allow to track user
modification when bot are doing a lot of modifications. This feature is really
importante if you have a lot of pages in your watchlist.
Created attachment 167 [details]
A patch to disable the showing of bots (for those with botflags)
We talked about it already. Basicly hiding bots from watchlist
means that they less and less people would check at their
Can you point to an international decision on this point?
I agree with Ashar Voultoiz, I think any modification should be reported on the
also, bots aren't perfect si there's always a possibility that they mess up an
Brion marked this bug as WONTFIX May 2005. However as I remember Tim Starling
recently modified the code and the [[MediaWiki:Wlhideshowbots]] messages is
The only missing issue is to provide a way to integrate 'wlhideshowbots' in the
/ a relevant other Mediawiki message similar as / can be '$5' is integrated in
Reading the comments from above I assume that the defaut value for 'show'/'hide'
should be 'show' bot edits.
best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Leaving as 'WONTFIX'. Please REOPEN if this is still a requirement.
*** Bug 5279 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 4895 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Various talk of this; reopening.
This problem often popups in the discussion on :fr.
My idea (though I'd prefer a bot mask as in the RC) :
You could split the watchlist in two parts :
- normal contributors
Just separate the list for each day into two sections, this could be defined
inside the preferences. The bots would still be visible but would not mess up
with the normal list
Implemented some time ago.