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Bug 67967 - Flow contains obscure "suppress" terminology
Flow contains obscure "suppress" terminology
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Flow (Other open bugs)
All All
: Unprioritized normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: i18n
Depends on:
Blocks: messages 60680
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Reported: 2014-07-14 00:15 UTC by Nemo
Modified: 2014-11-20 17:33 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Nemo 2014-07-14 00:15:25 UTC
The difference between the various actions is unclear, unexplained, undocumented, probably inconsistent with core. Affected messages include:


Reported by Lokal Profil at
Comment 1 Danny Horn 2014-07-14 21:44:27 UTC
Filed in backlog:

Thanks for the report!
Comment 2 Matthew Flaschen 2014-11-20 17:28:39 UTC
My understanding is that 'suppress' serve the same purpose as wikitext suppression ( / ).

Essentially, it's an extra-powerful version of deletion granted to the 'oversight' group.
Comment 3 Matthew Flaschen 2014-11-20 17:33:22 UTC
I believe the others are conceptually consistent with core too:

* Hide - Logically (and permission-wise) equivalent to clicking edit on a wikitext talk page, removing a talk page post , then clicking save.  In other words, it's no longer readily accessible, but still fully in the history and viewable by non-privileged users.

* Delete - Essentially the same as regular admin deletion of a wikitext page.

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