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Bug 5468 - Option to tag articles checked by known users on Special:Newpages
Option to tag articles checked by known users on Special:Newpages
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-04-05 20:08 UTC by Pierre Maissa (aka Poppy)
Modified: 2007-06-08 01:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Pierre Maissa (aka Poppy) 2006-04-05 20:08:55 UTC
I have an idea who could be interesting. I have seen that it was possible to tag
edits on [[Special:Recentchanges]] to show to all users that an edit is good 
(http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Patrolled_edit).

It could be really interesting to do the same thing on [[Special:Newpages]]. The
idea is that on some wikipedias (French for example), a good bunch of new
articles are created every day (around 500). So, it's almost impossible to check
every new articles on Recentchanges.

New articles are usually checked on Newpages but I have found out that some 1 or
2-days-old junk articles haven't been deleted and so I think that some bad
articles aren't checked (and some others are checked multiple times). It could
be interesting to allow "old" conributors (# of edits>500 or 1000) and sysops to
tag articles to improve the efficiency and to prevent bad articles to come in
wikipedia. A tag would allow to see immediatly on Newpages which new articles
need to be checked.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2007-06-08 01:10:23 UTC
Unpatrolled new pages *are* distinguised in Special:Newpages.

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