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

Gary Kirk gary.kirk at gmail.com
Fri May 25 18:54:14 UTC 2007


No, Peter, nothing at mediawiki.org as that is a template some
Wikipedians created. It's not a software feature or anything that
would require it be documented at mediawiki.org.

A lot of content is being transwikied (transwikid? transwikd? hmm)
from Meta; I assume you know that?

On 25/05/07, Monahon, Peter B. <Peter.Monahon at uspto.gov> wrote:
> Hmm:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Inuse
>
> ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Inuse/doc )
>
> But NOTHING at MediaWiki.org?!?
>
> Maybe that's my problem - most support for MediaWiki is NOT on
> MediaWiki.org
>
> - Peter Blaise
>
> PS, just to document the above link:
>
> Template:Inuse
>
> From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
>
> Jump to: navigation, search
>
>  This template page is actively undergoing a major edit for a short
> while.
>
> As a courtesy, please do not edit this page while this message is
> displayed. The user who added this notice will be listed in the page
> history. If this page has not been edited for several hours, please
> remove this template, or replace it with {{underconstruction}}. This
> message is intended to help reduce edit conflicts; please remove it
> between editing sessions to allow others to edit the page.
>
> This documentation is transcluded from Template:Inuse/doc (edit)
>
> Wikipedia main articles: Wikipedia:How to edit a page,
> Wikipedia:Template messages, and Wikipedia:Template messages/Maintenance
>
>
> See also: Template:Inuse-section/doc and Template:Underconstruction
>
> [edit] Usage
>
> The Inuse template message is placed at the top of a page you are
> actively editing for a short period of time. The tag is intended to
> inform people that someone is currently working on the article, thereby
> reducing edit conflicts. Please do not leave it in place for more than
> the few hours at most that should be necessary, as doing so may
> unnecessarily discourage others from contributing to the article. If it
> has been up for more than two hours since the last edit, it should be
> removed. Specifying periods of several days or longer for this template
> goes against the spirit of simply avoiding edit conflicts; please only
> use it for sessions where you are actively editing the article.
>
> If you wish to indicate that an article is being rebuilt over a longer
> period of time consider the {{underconstruction}} template. That
> template encourages others to edit the article while indicating that it
> is a work in progress.
>
> To use, just add {{inuse}} at the top of the article you want to work
> on. If you want to reserve it for a specific length of time and
> optionally, a message, use {{inuse|time (message)}}.
>
> Please remember to remove the Inuse note as soon as you're finished
> editing.
>
> [edit] Examples
>
> {{inuse}}
>
>  This template page is actively undergoing a major edit for a short
> while.
>
> As a courtesy, please do not edit this page while this message is
> displayed. The user who added this notice will be listed in the page
> history. If this page has not been edited for several hours, please
> remove this template, or replace it with {{underconstruction}}. This
> message is intended to help reduce edit conflicts; please remove it
> between editing sessions to allow others to edit the page.
>
> {{inuse|5 minutes}}
>
>  This template page is actively undergoing a major edit for 5 minutes.
>
> As a courtesy, please do not edit this page while this message is
> displayed. The user who added this notice will be listed in the page
> history. If this page has not been edited for several hours, please
> remove this template, or replace it with {{underconstruction}}. This
> message is intended to help reduce edit conflicts; please remove it
> between editing sessions to allow others to edit the page.
>
> {{inuse|30 minutes to fix the information in the History section}}
>
>  This template page is actively undergoing a major edit for 30 minutes
> to fix the information in the History section.
> As a courtesy, please do not edit this page while this message is
> displayed. The user who added this notice will be listed in the page
> history. If this page has not been edited for several hours, please
> remove this template, or replace it with {{underconstruction}}. This
> message is intended to help reduce edit conflicts; please remove it
> between editing sessions to allow others to edit the page.
>
> Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Inuse"
>
> Category: Under-construction templates
>
> =====
>
> Wanna revisit how to use Templates?
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Template_namespace
>
>
>
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-- 
Gary Kirk



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