[Mediawiki-l] Signing text automatically in discussion page

Bernard@bernardHulsman.nl bernard at bernardhulsman.nl
Mon Jan 18 16:35:56 UTC 2010


Magnus Manske wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 4:19 PM, nevio carlos de alarcão
> <nevinhoalarcao at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>>> Finding where your signature should go is extremely hard if you want
>>>
>>>       
>> to cover all cases.
>>
>> Sorry if I misunderstood, but shouldn't it always go on the final of the
>> message written?
>>     
>
> If everyone would orderly append an answer at the end, then yes. But
> people will reply In the middle of a thread, edit their own or other
> people's previous text (e.g. to fix typos or links), remove content
> etc.
>
> That's the basic problem when using a wiki as a discussion forum - the
> discussion is still a wiki page with indented lines.
> Cheers,
> Magnus
>   

Correct. Thats why normal editing is blocked in the WikiForum namespace. 
Only users with the specific "w_wikiforumedit" can edit the page. Other 
users can only use the reply button. And the thread section of some else 
can not be broken.
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