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Bug 8032 - New MediaWiki editor
New MediaWiki editor
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 5398
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-11-24 23:08 UTC by Martin Manscher
Modified: 2006-11-25 22:55 UTC (History)
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Description Martin Manscher 2006-11-24 23:08:11 UTC
While being interviewed for a Master's Thesis on Web 2.0 and Wikipedia, I was
informed of some of the general impressions from the other interview "victims".
One very general complaint (from, in general, inexperienced users) was the
editing interface. Many had the feeling of being taken from the very polished
front, with nice layout etc, to this editor window with strange codes and a tt
font. This was quoted as a major obstacle to new users. It would thus seem to be
a very useful improvement to have a very simple quasi-wysiwyg editor for new
users, and the "old" one for experienced users. The new editor would not need to
have many features; just a bold and italic button etc., like the old editor. The
important part is not a lot of functionality, but that the text is shown
approximately as it will look.
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-11-25 22:55:24 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5398 ***

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