Enhancing the editing of references on Wikipedia
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Author: jfd31

Hi there,

References on Wikipedia is a big deal, and currently (at least in my opinion), editing references eats out a lot of time from the Wikipedia editors.

I think one of the major reasons is that one cannot edit ALL references at once. By this I mean that the references are scattered all around the page, and one cannot find them all bunched up in a specific place.

I therefore propose that, when clicking 'edit' in the 'references' paragraph, instead of landing with just {{reflist}}, the editor will find all the references explicitly listed, making the job of editing references much easier.

Feedback on this proposal would be very much appreciated at jfd31@cam.ac.uk

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Severity: enhancement

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bzimport created this task.Via LegacyJan 7 2008, 2:47 PM
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webboy wrote:

See also bug 5997 part 2

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitAug 11 2008, 6:33 PM

webboy wrote:

*** Bug 14492 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

demon added a comment.Via ConduitJul 23 2009, 2:59 AM
  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 5997 ***

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