On 1/16/08, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Actually, what is the point of this feature? It seems
it's just a
milder form of oversight. In which case, wouldn't it be better to add
a feature to oversight allowing different levels of oversight (similar
Oversight is not in the core software, to start with. This is. Your
question could be rephrased: why doesn't oversight use the built-in
deletion interface? Maybe sometime it will, once there *is* a
built-in deletion interface for single revisions. Probably it would
be nicer, once rev_deleted is in, to just have a checkbox on the
"delete revision" page for those with the appropriate privileges.
Essentially, you're asking about interface/naming details. It's the
same feature either way.
Deleting individual revisions has all kinds of other
(there is a discussion on wikien-l), for example if Admin A deletes
one bad revision, Admin B then deletes the whole page and Admin C
undeletes it, the bad revision comes back.
Only if deletion of a single revision is not distinguished somehow in
the database from deletion of an entire page. I don't know how this
is handled in the current rev_deleted draft, you'd probably want to