[Mediawiki-l] Looking for extension 'Edit Notification'

Gary Kirk gary.kirk at gmail.com
Fri May 25 18:01:52 UTC 2007

Talk pages yep. There's a tendency to write 'edit conflict support!'
sometimes :)

Ah-ha! I thought of that template when I read Peter's post but I
didn't remember its name. It's got a nice green background and there
are one or two similar ones, if I recall correctly. Thanks David!

On 25/05/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25/05/07, Monahon, Peter B. <Peter.Monahon at uspto.gov> wrote:
> > > Dave wrote: I am looking (have searched
> > > but not found) for an extension that would
> > > 'NOTIFY' the users that a page is currently
> > > being edited if they try to go into edit mode.
> > How about a plan B - make a template that says
> > "editing as of (date) by (name), please wait for this message to
> > disappear before adding your own edits"
> > and put it in the page top, then edit off line, hope for the best, and
> > hope someone else isn't also editing off line at the same time.
> On English Wikipedia, this is {{inuse}} - used when one is doing a
> long and complicated edit. I haven't actually seen it used in a while,
> and hardly ever on a moderate- or high-traffic page where you might
> expect it. Mind you, almost all the edit conflicts I can remember of
> late have been on talk pages.
> - d.
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Gary Kirk

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