On 06/21/2013 10:32 AM, Jared Zimmerman wrote:
If we strongly feel that VE is the future of wikipedia
and are making it
the default editor than we should be consistent at an article or section
I agree, just like I agree with Steven when he tells the same in similar
situations with EE/EEE. In situations of change like this I think ON/OFF
are the only options. Push people to ON, leating them one way to go back
to OFF. Hear their feedback and work on the issues. If there are more
small convenient backdoors people will learn to use them to avoid the
problems that should be fixed.
To address the issue of users wanting choice,
Simplifying a lot, I don't think users want choice in a case like this.
They want the editing experience to work better than it worked before,
and remember "choice" when it doesn't. That, and resistance to change.
Hence, I would put your time keeping going and focusing on great VE
rather than thinking how to make elegant and usable another convenient
backdoor. "Modify source" at the top of the page is already a (still
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