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Bug 4730 - Revert changes of a single edit without removing subsequent changes
Revert changes of a single edit without removing subsequent changes
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 6925
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
History/Diffs (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-01-23 02:23 UTC by peter green
Modified: 2006-12-05 14:47 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description peter green 2006-01-23 02:23:44 UTC
what i'd like is the ability to tell the software to run a diff between two
versions and then use that diff as a patch to remove that edit from the current
version without touching the edits in between.

obviously the patch may fail to apply perfectly so a preview of the changes and
a list of failed hunks would be important but it could still save quite a bit of
hassle in removing vandalism that wen't unnoticed for a while.
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-01-26 22:57:26 UTC
Hallo!

Marking as depending on
Bug 3576: Patch to implement rev_deleted (deletion of single article 
revisions)

Please note that in diff the rightmost revision is rendered in LTR 
wikies and the leftmost in RTL wikies.

Sometimes these revisions would not load / render as described in
Bug 4641: Fatal Error in Sanitizer.php

As a consequence rev_delete links should be available at both revisions.

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 2 Rob Church 2006-02-22 23:05:54 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3576 ***
Comment 3 peter green 2006-02-22 23:41:42 UTC
no i'm not talking about removing information from the history i'm talking about
a way to revert vandalism without having to manually merge the edits since
Comment 4 Rob Church 2006-02-23 12:42:22 UTC
Sorry, I read the summary, then Gangleri's comment, and made a mistake.
Comment 5 Rob Church 2006-12-03 14:35:14 UTC
This was added a little while ago, in the form of the Undo feature.
Comment 6 Rotem Liss 2006-12-05 14:47:22 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6925 ***

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