[Foundation-l] Red category link is unhelpful

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 07:22:57 UTC 2007

Categories need 4 colors, not 2.

  Red:    empty with no description
  brown?: (the color of a substub) just a description
  green?: contents but an empty/substub description
  blue:   populated and described category.


On Sun, 1 Apr 2007, Brianna Laugher wrote:

> The category system is for sure not perfect, but the red link is
> definitely better than making them all blue. Wikis that rely on
> category structures for navigation and sorting of items (eg...
> Commons) also rely on this red link 'alert'.
> Something more flexible might be if there was a $wgAllCategoriesBlue
> or something that could be configured for each wiki, but a wholesale
> change would not be appropriate.

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