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Bug 629 - Text for new talk pages is inappropriate
Text for new talk pages is inappropriate
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 626
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
PC Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-10-03 00:30 UTC by Christopher Beland
Modified: 2004-10-03 00:31 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Christopher Beland 2004-10-03 00:30:33 UTC
In Wikipedia, when displaying a non-existant talk page Talk:Foo, the following
error message is shown:

 Wikipedia does not yet have a page called Foo.

 * To start the article, type in the box below and click "Save page". Your
changes will be visible immediately.
 * Please do not create an article to promote yourself, a website, a product, or
a business (see Wikipedia:Policy).
 * If you are new to Wikipedia, please read the tutorial before creating your
first article.
 * If you create a test page, you will not be able to delete this yourself, so
please only use the sandbox for experiments.

A better message would be:

Wikipedia does not yet have a talk page for Foo.

 * To start the discussion, type in the box below and click "Save page".
 * This page is only for discussion about the page Foo.

The same goes for Category talk, Wikipedia talk, etc.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2004-10-03 00:31:19 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 626 ***

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