[Mediawiki-l] Senior wants "send to a friend" button

Lewis Cawte lewiscawte at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 29 07:05:33 UTC 2011

On 28/04/11 21:43, jidanni at jidanni.org wrote:
> Gentlemen, my mom, age 50 (hexadecimal) years old, thinks wikis ought to
> have "send this article to a friend" buttons like normal websites do.
> Indeed, the flagship Wikipedia site lacks such basic equipment last time
> I looked.
> I would have told her "just send them the URL yourself, for that
> personal touch", but since she's 120 (octal) years old, maybe it's time
> to take a tip from our elders and add such a feature, without me needing
> to do as much as even check to see if an extension already can do it.
> If not a complete "Share (on FarceBook, etc.)", "Suggest" button, then
> at least a simple "mail to a friend".
>>>>>> "M" == Annette "Mom" Jacobson writes:
> M> Excellent title.  Thanks for fixing the typos, etc. I was thinking --
> M> is it possible to put an ikon in this articles page for a "send to a
> M> friend" possibility? Most article blogs have one, and I always use
> M> them to help get articles I like  around.  The send 'aps' on the
> M> article's page are so simple to access and use. What do you think?
> M> ----- Original Message -----
> M> From: <jidanni at jidanni.org>
> M> To: Mom
>>> OK, made
>>> http://abj.jidanni.org/index.php?title=Supporting_the_Syrian_uprisings
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Probably better for Wikitech-l if your looking for change on WMF sites :)

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