I'm still not convinced this is a good idea and this village pump post 
seems to show its now just me (although there is also one of the opposite
Please do consider this in the redesign which has now been promoted to beta.
"Before in the mobile edition of Wikipedia, it showed at the top the hours
or days since last revision and the user name. Now the username is not
there. Bring it back and even consider it for the full desktop version.
That is how we encourage people to update this site and not think some
editorial board does it."
On Mar 25, 2015 7:02 PM, <design-owner(a)lists.wikimedia.org> wrote:
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> On Mar 25, 2015 6:20 PM, "Kaity Hammerstein" <khammerstein(a)wikimedia.org>
> > By "What is this?" I mean the reader asking the question, "What is this
> > For example, someone is learning about color theory. "What is
> > Here is a screenshot of the mobile web interface, and a screenshot of
the app interface. In the app, it is much easier to quickly determine the
meaning of the article.
> > The benefit of altering the last modified link is part of a redesign to
prioritize reader understanding.
> That seems like a mighty specific example. There are very few topics that
can be concisely explained by a simple colour diagram to the same extent as
subtractive colour model can be with a venn diagram. (That said the general
goal of explaining things quickly sounds like a good one)
> [To go offtopic. Im not even clear what the topic is here...] the last
modified bar has always rubbed me slightly the wrong way as it gives too
much visibility to the last author, almost implying that its his or her
work and not a collaborative work.
Some good weekend amusement. :)
[But also, complexity! I look eagerly forward to our ever more powerful
interfaces, and also to better mappings of our existing expert-tools (there
is so much buried treasure in our wikiverse!).]