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Bug 7788 - Force edit summaries does not work when adding a new section
Force edit summaries does not work when adding a new section
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-11-02 11:58 UTC by Paolo Liberatore
Modified: 2006-11-03 01:38 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Paolo Liberatore 2006-11-02 11:58:09 UTC
When creating a new section, the headline field works both as a new section
title and as an edit summary. As such, the user should be prompted when trying
to insert an empty headline, if "force edit summaries" is enabled. A way to fix
it is to add a "force new section headline" option to the user's preferences.
Comment 1 Andrew Garrett 2006-11-02 13:36:08 UTC
Fixed in r17364
Comment 2 Rob Church 2006-11-02 18:57:30 UTC
Use a different interface message to indicate that it's the heading that's
missing - in this mode, users can't enter a summary, so reusing the existing
message is misleading.

If this isn't done, then the bogus fix should be reverted. Please also see the
history of the feature in question; this isn't the first time this issue has
come up.
Comment 3 Andrew Garrett 2006-11-03 01:37:49 UTC
I've changed this in r17365 to have the behaviour described by Rob.

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