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Interface support to mark bot edits in histories
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Actually while discussing this idea with Pathoschild something interesting came
about. Why not prod the issue a bit further. The code could add a "bot"
(variable - so that it can be translated to the local language) to the bots

Current history line (from

16:56, 2 September 2007 Ordinateur (Talk | contribs) m (43 bytes) (Robot :
répare double redirection) (undo)

how it would be:

16:56, 2 September 2007 ([[link to what a wikipedia bot is|Robot]]) Ordinateur
(Talk | contribs) bm (43 bytes) (Robot : répare double redirection) (undo)

One or two Mediawiki namespace pages can deal with this.

I was told to propose this separately on bug #11162 (comment 3)

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
See Also:
T18228: filter history of edits on bots (hidebots=1)



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 10:05 PM
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I'm tempted to mark this as a duplicate of bug 16228, though it's not exactly the same. Or I fail to see the exact difference to bug 11181.

Aklapper changed the subtype of this task from "Task" to "Feature Request".Feb 4 2022, 11:01 AM