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Extension:RevisionCommentSupplement

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RevisionCommentSupplement
Release status: stable
Implementation Page action
Description Allows to show supplementary comment at each revision line in History page.
Author(s) (Burthscehtalk)
Latest version 0.2.2 (2012-09-16)
MediaWiki 1.19
Database changes Yes
License GNU General Public License
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Example commons: Category: RevisionCommentSupplement
Added rights
supplementcomment supplementcomment-restricted
Hooks used
PageHistoryLineEnding
LoadExtensionSchemaUpdates
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RevisionCommentSupplement extension allows to show supplementary comment at each revision line in History page.

Contents

InstallationEdit

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called RevisionCommentSupplement in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/RevisionCommentSupplement/RevisionCommentSupplement.php";
    
  • Run the update script which will automatically create the necessary database tables that this extension needs.
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

User rightsEdit

supplementcomment allows to operate at Special:RevisionCommentSupplement. supplementcomment-restricted allows to operate at Special:RevisionCommentSupplement with restricted actions.

RevisionCommentSupplement adds supplementcomment right to sysop group. RevisionCommentSupplement creates supplement group, and adds supplementcomment and supplementcomment-restricted to the group.

Setting supplementary commentEdit

Supplementary comments are changed in Special:RevisionCommentSupplement. supplementcomment right needs when showing Special:RevisionCommentSupplement.

 

Revision ID text input box
a revision ID of a supplementary comment that you want to save, preview or show.
Supplementary Comment text input box
a supplementary comment that you want to save or preview. The maximum length of a supplementary comment is 255 bytes.
Summary text input box
a summary and/or a reason that you want to save or preview. This is shown a comment in Special:Log. The maximum length of a summary and/or a reason is 255 bytes.
Save botton
save a supplementary comment.
Preview botton
preview a supplementary comment and a summary.
Show botton
show data of a supplementary comment.

ExampleEdit

There are page Instance that has revision 8.

 

Inputing 8 into Revision ID text input box, and pushing Show button in Special:RevisionCommentSupplement.

 

A supplement comment of revision 8 isn't set. Special Page puts a message and the like of one of revision lines in History page.

Filling both a supplementary commment and a summary with 255 characters of 'i', and pushing Preview botton.

 

Special Page puts the preview and the like of one of revision lines in History page.

Then, pushing Save botton.

 

Special Page writes the supplementary comment, adds a log entry and puts a message and data of the supplementary comment.

Pushing Show button.

 

Special Page puts data of the supplementary comment.

Viewing History page of Instance page.

 

The supplementary comment is added in the last of the line of revision 8.

Viewing the linked page of 'the Supplementary Comment change log.'

 

A escaped text of the supplementary comment is shown.