Andreas K. wrote:
The way this would work is that each project page
would have an "Enable
image filtering" entry in the side bar. Clicking on this would add a
button to each image displayed on the page. Clicking on "Hide" would then
grey the image, and automatically add it to the user's personal filter list.
I think this sounds pretty good. Is there any indication how German
Wikipedians generally view an implementation like this? I can't imagine
English Wikipedians caring about an additional sidebar link/opt-in feature
Apart from enabling users to hide images and add them
to their PFL as they
encounter them in surfing our projects, users would also be able to edit
the PFL manually, just as it is possible to edit one's watchlist manually.
In this way, they could add any image file or category they want to their
PFL. They could also add filter lists precompiled for them by a third
party. Such lists could be crowdsourced by people interested in filtering,
according to whatever cultural criteria they choose.
Some sort of subscription service would work well here, right? Where the
list can auto-update from a central list on a regular basis. I think that's
roughly how in-browser ad block lists work. Seems like it could work well.
Keep who pulls what lists private, though, I suppose.
For unregistered users, their PFL could be stored in a
I'm not sure you'd want to put it in a cookie, but that's an implementation
Watchlist editing is generally based on looking at titles. I don't suppose
you'd want a gallery of hidden images, but it would make filter-list editing