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Bug 2125 - Show blocking / unblocking in the history
Show blocking / unblocking in the history
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 861
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
History/Diffs (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-05-09 17:48 UTC by tsor
Modified: 2005-05-10 13:23 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description tsor 2005-05-09 17:48:12 UTC
It would be helpful if we can see in the history of an article when the artucle
was blocked and when it was unblocked.

IMHO this can easy be done: If an administrator blocks an article you could
create a new version and add the comment

        "Blocked by <usernam>: <reason the administrator entered>"

For example if administrator tsor blocks article [[abc]] and enters as comment
"serious edit war" the history show a new version with the comment

        "Blocked by tsor: serious edit war"

Same procedure for unblocking an article.

tsor - administrator of german WP
Comment 1 tsor 2005-05-09 18:12:57 UTC
Indeed there is a workaround: Sometimes I do a minor edit (adding a blank at the
end of the article), store and add the comment "Blocked because...". But too
often I forget this;-)

Comment 2 Zigger 2005-05-10 13:23:39 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 861 ***

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