hmmm we might be able to mash something up using javascript or something for both of these things but it would take some work, maybe get bawolff, matt and Zach in on this with there coding ability.  Might also be worth talking to the people in #wikimedia-tech.   
 
Mark
 
On 9/19/07, Thunderhead <wm-thunderhead@charter.net> wrote:
This feature already exists, but it is turned off by
default in Wikimedia projects because it adds another
job to the Job Queue. The value to change in
Localsettings.php is "$wgDisableCounters".

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---- jason safoutin <cute24minbflo@yahoo.com > wrote:
> I think those tools, if they can be created or exist, would be great additions to better specific areas of Wikinews.
>
> Jason
>
> Aphaia <aphaia@gmail.com > wrote: Hello, you guys would like to input your idea ... I don't know Joschy
> is on this list, so please give your comment on the page. Cheers,
>
> From [[m:Metapub]]
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Metapub#click-counter_and_other_tools.
> == click-counter and other tools. ==
>
> HI! My English is not very good. Im from German Wikinews. 1. I got an
> idea that other NEWS-Sites already realised. I mean counting the
> clicks of an article. If we had such a tool we could see more faster
> how often an article was opened. That would be a great tool in
> Wikinews. I already got the answer that this tool is not availble
> anymore because that would be too much for ther servers. Is that right
> or is there an tool for that? 2. On other NEWS-Sites the Users can
> rate the articles. Each User just one time (surely). could we get this
> tool, too? I think with 5 stars. 3. on Other NEQWS-Sties the Users can
> comment the articles. That functuion is already in the English
> Wikinews realised but there is no automaally counter of the comments.
> Do you understand my questions? -- Joschy 19:26, 17 September 2007
> (UTC)
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