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Bug 42217 - Add "show my edits to this page" feature to MediaWiki
Add "show my edits to this page" feature to MediaWiki
Status: REOPENED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on: 10788
Blocks:
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Reported: 2012-11-17 01:54 UTC by MZMcBride
Modified: 2012-11-17 21:35 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description MZMcBride 2012-11-17 01:54:17 UTC
It'd be nice to be able to have a link (or maybe even inclusion of a small collapsed list) of a user's own edits to a page when editing a page. Maybe a link from the edit screen that reads "show me my edits to this page" or something?

When editing many articles over many years, it can be difficult to know which articles you've previously touched. Sometimes you can make the same change to an article twice, not knowing that you had previously been reverted, for example. If you can see which changes you've made previously somehow, you can reduce the likelihood of duplicate effort.
Comment 1 Dereckson 2012-11-17 09:53:33 UTC
[ Adding 'performance' keyword as such query would have a cost to evaluate. ]
Comment 2 Liangent 2012-11-17 09:56:16 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 10788 ***
Comment 3 Dereckson 2012-11-17 10:00:11 UTC
This bug isn't a duplicate, but an interface enhancement request to add a link to the filtered results feature in bug 10788 will provide.

[ Reopening bug as bug 10788 is a dependency. ]
Comment 4 Andre Klapper 2012-11-17 10:38:57 UTC
["It would be nice" => severity=enhancement]
Comment 5 db [inactive,noenotif] 2012-11-17 19:21:18 UTC
api allows this already:

prop=revisions&rvuser=
Comment 6 MZMcBride 2012-11-17 21:35:39 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> api allows this already:
> 
> prop=revisions&rvuser=

Right. And it'll return results, even for very, very large pages. Example:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&titles=Wikipedia:Administrators'_noticeboard/Incidents&rvlimit=10&rvprop=user%7Ctimestamp%7Ccomment&rvuser=MZMcBride

The question becomes whether, without the appropriate index applied, this can be used in the GUI without things blowing up: bug 10788 comment 20. :-)

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