[Foundation-l] News from Germany: White Bags and thinking about a fork

MZMcBride z at mzmcbride.com
Sun Oct 23 17:52:02 UTC 2011

David Gerard wrote:
> On 22 October 2011 23:36, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> With that said, the mobile site already has a generic "Disable images"
>> view and something similar would definitely make sense on the main
>> site as well.
> I just tried it. It lacks the "click to show" feature. Add that and
> I'll start using the mobile interface by default at work immediately.

Have you filed a bug in Bugzilla? If not, where's the current ticket? :-)

>> If both options were available (marking images as
>> collapsible in a standard way, & show/hide all for all media),
>> communities could evolve standards and practices within that framework
>> as they see fit.
> Collapsibility, and various variants on a per-image show/hide filter,
> was rejected on en:wp in 2005 or 2006 when the [[autofellatio]]
> controversies were at their height. (I went looking for the link
> recently and couldn't find it, but it ran for quite a while and got
> quite a lot of votes - anyone?) Making it available will require a
> proper on-wiki poll on each project, rather than imposition from
> above.

I don't have a link, but the autofellatio discussion is mentioned at
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Controversial_content/Timeline>. If anyone
finds a link, please post it there.


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