On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 7:34 PM, Lars Aronsson <lars(a)aronsson.se> wrote:
Many articles are soo long, and have been edited so
times, that the history view is almost useless. If I want
to find out when and how the sentence "Overall, the city
is relatively flat"in the article [[en:Paris]] has changed
over time, I can sit all day and analyze individual diffs.
I think it would be very useful if I could highlight a
sentence, paragraph or section of an article and get a
reduced history view with only those edits that changed
that part of the page. What sorts of indexes would be needed
to facilitate such a search? Has anybody already implemented
this as a separate tool?
How would you define a particular sentence, paragraph or section of an
article? The difficulty of the solution lies in answering that