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Bug 5290 - System for creating stable version of Wikipedia articles without forking
System for creating stable version of Wikipedia articles without forking
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 3303
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: High normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-03-19 06:47 UTC by Mark Pellegrini
Modified: 2006-03-20 03:21 UTC (History)
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Description Mark Pellegrini 2006-03-19 06:47:55 UTC
(Originally posted to slashdot - after which I emailed
Jimbo and he seemed to think it was a good idea, so I'm posting it here) 

I propose giving admins a "Copy to stable" button for each article. When
pressed, it copies the article to
The stable wikipedia would not be directly editable, but could only be changed
by clicking the "Copy to stable" button. This would prevent stable from becoming
a true fork.

Alternatively, it could be set it up so that an article would not be copied to
stable until a certain number of admins (say, 3) had marked it as stable.
Comment 1 Melancholie 2006-03-20 03:21:22 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3303 ***

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