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Evidence that edits were suppressed is not visible in Flow history
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On this page a user edited while logged out. The contents of the edits were either revdeled or suppressed, but in the history of the page the edit summaries remained visible which meant that the IP addresses remained visible there. I reported the situation to the stewards, and a steward suppressed the edit summaries from the history page. However, now there is no evidence that the edits ever existed, and my understanding from the steward is that he/she can't see the edit summaries in the history page also. What should happen instead is that there should be indications on the history page that the relevant edits and edit summaries were visible at one time and have been suppressed.

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Pine created this task.Sep 15 2018, 4:41 AM
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Pine renamed this task from Evidence that evidence was suppressed is not visible in Flow history to Evidence that edits were suppressed is not visible in Flow history.Sep 15 2018, 4:41 AM

See the two relevant suppressions on 10 September 2018: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:Log/suppress/Trijnstel

Krenair added a subscriber: Krenair.Oct 7 2018, 3:25 PM

PS. For me this is visible: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Topic:Ujbpgpbtbszkwgt8

This post was suppressed by Trijnstel (history)
This post was suppressed by Trijnstel (history)

Though indeed the history page is a mess and I don't know what others can or cannot see.

Catrope added a subscriber: Catrope.Oct 9 2018, 3:51 AM

As a non-oversighter, I don't see the "this post was suppressed" entries on the topic page itself, which I think is fine. But I also don't see any entries in the history. Perhaps there are history entries but they're only visible to oversighters? In that case we should make a redacted version of them visible to non-oversighters.

@Trijnstel: would you be willing to privately send me (e.g. by email) a screenshot of the history entries for 10 September on https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Topic:Ujbpgpbtbszkwgt8&action=history , so I can see what they look like? I'm catrope at wikimedia dot org.

Moving this to Triaged but Future for now, unless it turns out to be very easy to fix (which I think may well be the case, but depends on the answer to my question above)