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Bug 4647 - Allow per-wiki customizable fields on upload form (e.g., for source)
Allow per-wiki customizable fields on upload form (e.g., for source)
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Uploading (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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: 10651 12452 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-01-18 00:53 UTC by dzordz
Modified: 2011-04-14 15:12 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description dzordz 2006-01-18 00:53:47 UTC
On the file upload page, it would be best to have a **separate** "Source URL:"
field where the uploader should write in the full Internet address she got the
file from (unless she is the creator). Preferably, one would also have a
mechanism by which the uploader would be warned (and/or file appropriately
tagged) if this field is left empty. This would obviously strongly assist
administrators in enforcing copyright on Wikimedia projects, but even more
importantly, it would have a psychological effect on users in making them
acutely aware of the issue. We have many users on Serbian Wikipedia - and
certainly many other Wikipedias too - who wrong not because they intentionally
want to steal material but because they grew up in what could be described as a
copyright infingement culture. If we can make this **a form field** (not just
the "please do this and don't do that" lingo), I am sure 90%+ of them would
simply honestly write in the address, after which the admins could easily check
the copyright status.

Dzordzm (bureaucrat on Serbian Wikipedia)
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-07-22 03:11:58 UTC
*** Bug 10651 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-07-22 03:14:51 UTC
The request isn't general enough for third parties, who mostly don't give a rat's arse about copyright.  I'm generalizing the request to permit arbitrary fields, which should be concatenated according to a system message.  This is of course inferior to a proper configurable upload wizard.
Comment 3 Chad H. 2009-07-23 02:51:05 UTC
*** Bug 12452 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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