On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 2:23 PM, Risker <risker.wp(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Help me out here. Why does anyone care that the
article was last edited 13
days ago by Omeganian? And even if they do, why is that the very first
thing that someone sees?
This is rather off-topic, but to answer the question it was part of a
series of design experiments on mobile called Humanizing Wikipedia. The
idea was to make the presence of editors and editing more prominent to see
if this encourage more readers to try editing. It's largely a moot issue as
the UI element is in the process of being moved back to the bottom of the
article (as it has been already in the beta mode on MediaWiki 1.25wmf17).
Anyway, I don't want to derail the discussion. Just wanted to try to answer