[Foundation-l] Regards marking article revisions as stable

Voice of All jschulz_4587 at msn.com
Sun Apr 15 03:00:17 UTC 2007

 That site is very out of date atm.

Sage Ross wrote:
> On 4/12/07, Virgil Ierubino <virgil.ierubino at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was just wondering who would feasibly *do* the marking as a stable
>> revision? Obviously if this can be done by any users then there will be
>> no
>> advantage to it (as just the same liability toward inserting errors will
>> transfer into a liability towards marking stable revisions which aren't
>> actually stable). If you restrict it to registered users then there will
>> still be no advantage, as even long-time registered users often vandalise
>> and get things wrong. If you restrict it to admins then there will be too
>> few of them.
> This will probably be decided independently by each project, and the
> threshold may be set differently for different types of articles (in
> particular, biographies of living persons).  On en-wiki, unless we can
> develop an efficient semi-automated process for flagging "trusted
> users", general reviewer status will probably have to be based on edit
> count and time since registration.  It's an open question how best to
> deal with biographies, and how select a pool should have the ability
> to mark them as safe.
>> I was just wondering what people thought of these issues, and what plans
>> there are, if there are any.
> There aren't yet any clear plans as far as I know (at least on
> en-wiki) for how stable revisions should be used, since the technology
> is still evolving.  You can it in action at:
> http://www.baach.de/phase3/index.php/Main_Page
> -Sage
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