On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 01:08:39AM -0400, Simetrical wrote:
On 6/26/07, Jens Frank <jf(a)mormo.org> wrote:
There was already a change after the user study.
The edit link was not
placed in the same line as the heading of the next section, but before
it. This was indeed very confusing.
Today, the edit link is in the same line, and I think there's no need to
Well, it's true that my CSS fiddling did move down the edit link
slightly, but frankly, I doubt it's enough. Think about it: there's a
clear line *under* the link. If you look at it, it looks like it
belongs to the section above, separated from the one below by a
That argumentation suggests that the heading belongs to the above
section, too. I think the line is not seen that way by our readers.
We could all ask our wiki-ignorant friends what they
about what a usability study consists of, after all, just a little
more thorough. :)
I'll ask some colleagues who aren't wiki editors and will tell you
tonight about the results.
On 6/26/07, Sebastian Moleski <sebmol(a)gmail.com>
As long as you implement it in a way that still
allows the edit link to
appear just to the right of the heading (the "German Wikipedia way"), no
objections here. Ideally, this would be configurable so that each project
and each user can set up their own defaults.
There should be no change at all in how the German Wikipedia way works
either way we go, although I'll check that out firsthand before
instituting changes. Those using the current default can preserve it
with a one-line addition to MediaWiki:Common.css, and likewise for
Different behaviour for different wikis is a very bad idea. That would
be confusing. The edit link should be placed in the same way on all WMF