Last modified: 2005-11-09 15:47:08 UTC
Page move rollback always fails with the message "Cannot revert edit; last
contributor is only author of this page." even when that is not the case. For
example, [[Commons:User:Fred chessplayer]] moved [[Commons:Lennart Torstenson]]
to [[Commons:Torstenson, Lennart]]. Even though that page was started by
someone else, the move can't be rolled back.
Rollback is designed to undo a contributor's edits to a page, not to undo
actions such as move. To undo a move, just move the page back to its old name;
the software will allow such an action without complaining or needing
(In reply to comment #1)
> Rollback is designed to undo a contributor's edits to a page, not to undo
> actions such as move. To undo a move, just move the page back to its old name;
> the software will allow such an action without complaining or needing
> administrator intervention.
Perhaps you're unaware, but a somewhat new feature of MediaWiki is page-move
rollback. If you are an administrator at the Commons, then
contains "rollback" links next to the page move entries. These links don't
work. Of course, it's possible to simply move a page back manually; the purpose
of the rollback is to make that process faster.
You want the special move-rollback links in the page move log (Special:Log/move).
Oh, alright. That's a bit confusing. Perhaps the meaningless "rollback" links
next to page moves in Special:Contributions can be either 1) removed, or 2)
turned into page-move "revert" links.