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FS#24075 - [wiki] edit pages: change the label at the bottom from "Summary" to "Reason for editing"?

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Dario Giovannetti (kynikos) - Tuesday, 03 May 2011, 16:56 GMT
Last edited by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Sunday, 08 May 2011, 14:06 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Web Sites
Status Closed
Assigned To Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No


Can you change the label of the input at the bottom of edit pages in the wiki from "Summary" to "Reason for editing"? (or similar)
This would lead more people to write "why" they have done the edit, instead of explaining "what", "where", "how"... all of which are self-evident by looking at the diff. It would help a lot especially with unexplained deletion of content.
It could also be taken into consideration to highlight it in bold, so that less people ignore it.

This task depends upon

Closed by  Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Sunday, 08 May 2011, 14:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Upstream
Comment by Dario Giovannetti (kynikos) - Thursday, 05 May 2011, 14:55 GMT
A discussion is going on at the referenced link ( ); as stated by Pointone there, this task could be handled easily also by wiki admins.
Comment by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Sunday, 08 May 2011, 14:05 GMT
If you think a message or translation can be improved you should report this upstream. I don't really want to maintain such custom changes if not really needed.