[Mediawiki-l] Save Page?

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 15:33:38 UTC 2012


On 23/03/12 22:02, Gordon Joly wrote:
> On 23/03/2012 12:49, Petr Bena wrote:
>> Ok but the section is a part of page. You can't save section without
>> affecting whole page. So you save the whole page, even when you are
>> editing just a section.
> I believe that Mediawiki allows editing in parallel....
> 
> Person A edits Section 1
> 
> Person B edits Section 2
> 
> Person C edits Section 3
> 
> etc
> 
> This can happen concurrently. Hence, Person X changes the section, but
> all he changes in total change the page?
> 
> Gordo

He changes the whole page. In such situation MediaWiki is usually able
to merge the sections by itself, but each of them is a full page save.
It gets exposed in the fact that when there's an edit conflict, you will
get the whole page even if you were editing just a section. But really,
this is low-level stuff which the users shouldn't be concerned  with.
You can rename it to "Save text" if you want.




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