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Bug 3776 - Collapse multiple edits by the same person on display
Collapse multiple edits by the same person on display
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
History/Diffs (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Linux
: Lowest enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-10-22 14:48 UTC by David Hagood
Modified: 2006-06-04 00:13 UTC (History)
0 users

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Description David Hagood 2005-10-22 14:48:46 UTC
The trolls and vandals seem to have discovered a new trick - perform multiple
edits on an article, the second to last edit of which "seems reasonable" and the
last edit is garbage. Then, when somebody comes along and reverts the last edit
to the second to last edit, the edits prior to that will seem to be made by the
reverter.

Ideally, when displaying edits - e.g. for "recent changes" - any consecutive
edits by the same person should be collapsed into one edit - that way if a troll
makes 5 consecutive edits, the first three being garbage, the fourth a
reasonable if minor edit, and the fifth a troll, then ALL FIVE edits are shown
as one - making it easier to see and revert.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-06-04 00:13:15 UTC
Rollback does take multiple consecutive edits by the same 
user.

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