[WikiEN-l] Re: ALERT: Idea for new feature: "Who's watching this page?"

Tim Starling ts4294967296 at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 21 00:35:05 UTC 2003

Graham Burnett wrote:
> Idea for new feature: "Who's watching this page?"
> This got mooted on the Village Pump today- I'm STRONGLY against this, to the
> extent that I'd withdraw from wikipedia with a demand that any history of
> pages I'd watched be deleted from public record if it were to be implemeted.
> Suffice to say many of us watch certain pages for many differing reasons
> which are nobody elses business.
> Nuf said i hope.
> Graham (Quercus Robur)

How about a user preference allowing you to hide your watchlist? The 
"successfully added to watchlist" screen could warn the user that the 
watchlist is public and inform them of the fact that they can alter this 
in their user preferences.

-- Tim Starling

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