On 12/30/06, Rob Church <robchur(a)gmail.com> wrote:
When this feature was first introduced, some bright
spark on the
English Wikipedia edited the global CSS and made the numbers bright,
garish green and red, and emboldened them - I didn't agree with that,
but whatever. However, there were a huge number of not-too-polite
complaints blaming us for doing it, and some of these failed to
subside when it was pointed out that this had nothing to do with the
It's not reasonable to expect the average person to differentiate
still don't really get who is responsible for what, or what caused
each visible change. How is the average Wikipedia user supposed to
have any idea?
I don't really know how to improve this situation, but some sort of
more visible process for improvements to MediaWiki and to the
Wikipedia stylesheets might help. I don't consider Mediazilla
"visible" at all.
Hope this helps.