[WikiEN-l] [WikiEn-l] Why do edit conflicts suck so much?

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 11:35:17 UTC 2008

On 25/02/2008, Nathan <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why is the edit conflict process so painful? When I get EC'd, it usually
>  takes 20-30 seconds to work itself out and I typically get a JavaScript
>  error to boot. Isn't there an easier way of handling edit conflicts that
>  doesn't shut down a browser for up to 30 seconds on a brand new machine?

What's it doing for this 20-30 seconds, and what's the error? I've
never had any problems like that with edit conflicts (they're very
annoying and it's takes me a while to resolve them, but my browser
copes fine).

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