[Foundation-l] Has Wikipedia changed since 2005?

Andreas Kolbe jayen466 at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 5 15:05:04 UTC 2010

Looks good. Keep at it. :)


> One of the things that the Usability team is working on is
> the idea of
> "template folding" - as discussed here:
> http://techblog.wikimedia.org/2010/04/template-folding/
> Indeed, I suspect
> that one of the main reasons for moving to the iFrame
> editing window system
> with the Vector skin was to enable this kind of thing.
> (unfortunately the
> test environment for this feature that is referred to in
> the blogpost is
> currently broken).
> I for one am really looking forward to this usability
> enhancement rolling
> out as it a brilliant way of hiding away all the code
> elements from people
> when they first click "edit" but not breaking any of the
> actual
> functionality that makes wikipedia templates so powerful.
> This "folding"
> idea is also intended to be combined with "form based
> editing" which will
> enable people to not only open up the template in the
> normal way but also in
> a way that shows the template parameters in a
> human-readable popup box which
> you can then edit.
> -Liam
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