[Mediawiki-l] [UI] Revision history for files

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 15:29:00 UTC 2010


Tim Landscheidt wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> "clutter" with both Vector and Monobook :-): If you look at
> <URI:http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Flag_of_Denmark.svg&action=history>,
> there are "(undo)" links for all revisions including those
> "uploaded a new version of ...". If you click
> (<URI:http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Flag_of_Denmark.svg&action=edit&undoafter=39204064&undo=39895599>)
> on one of those (with the intention to revert the image to
> the previous version), you get an edit form with a prefilled
> summary line ("Undo revision ..."). Press "Save page" and
> nothing is changed at all. Edit the summary line and press
> "Save page" and still nothing is changed at all.
> 
>   So what is the use case for these "(undo)" links? ATM they
> are very distracting, as the actual reverting of uploads
> happens on the "front page"
> (<URI:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Denmark.svg#filehistory>).
> 
> Tim

That was also raised for page moves, which also insert a dummy revision.
We should probably have a flag for revisions which shouldn't have an
undo link.




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