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Bug 9328 - Separate revision-info message for current revision
Separate revision-info message for current revision
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 4 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWik...
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Reported: 2007-03-18 22:03 UTC by Gracenotes
Modified: 2007-06-20 07:30 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Gracenotes 2007-03-18 22:03:40 UTC
When viewing revisions ("permanent links") of any page in a positive namespace
(or mainspace), the text of [[MediaWiki:Revision-info]] is displayed below the
site tagline, and above revision navigation tools. However, apparently people
visiting Wikipedia (or any wiki) would not easily see that a revision may not be
the current one, and thus may complain about problems such as vandalism when
linked to a content-degenerate revision. To facilitate getting information to
people not knowledgeable of page history, it would be useful to have an addition
MediaWiki page (MediaWiki:Revision-info-current, for example) that is displayed
in the place of MediaWiki:Revision-info for current revisions (such as those
displayed immediately after clicking "permanent link" in the toolbox).

The default content of MediaWiki:Revision-info-current, if it doesn't exist,
should probably be the same as either the default content of
MediaWiki:Revision-info, or the altered content of MediaWiki:Revision-info, if
it has been altered.

There has been 38 kilobytes of discussion on this already recently, so a
modification would be appreciated. It is possible with a javascript hack (see
talk page for Revision-info on en wiki), but having this built into the PHP
would be cleaner.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2007-06-20 07:30:19 UTC
Added in r23113; message will be ignored if it's not present or contains '-', falling back to "revision-info" as usual. Tossed in a new CSS class as an extra little present.

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