On Wednesday 30 June 2004 00:46, Timwi wrote:
Evan Prodromou wrote:
It's uncommon but not impossible
that someone creates [[New page]] while I'm looking at this link, and
when I click it to start a new page, there's text in the textarea.
Is that really so much of a problem? I would think it happens rarely
enough that no newbie will probably ever see this more than once, and
experienced users will already know what was going on.
You're right, this happens quite rarely, but other Evan's suggestions do sound
> * Show some set of instructions on how (or
why) to start a new
> page, and give some other possibilities (I think the [[meta:new
> page page]] discusses this).
> * Do some cool functionality, like _new_page_templates_ (create
> new pages with some existing format already filled in).
The idea is, with action=new, it is easy to make creating a new page different
than editing an existing one.