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Show number of revisions deleted (like undeletion) in page deletion log entries
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When restoring any number of page revisions from deletion, the log entry shows the number of revisions restored (this is MediaWiki:restore-count-revisions). When deleting a page, however, the interface at action=delete does show the deleting user the number of revisions that will be deleted, but after that the number is gone. It would be great to have that in the log, as it would make comparing the two easier.

That is, if a page was deleted and then 42 revisions were restored, it's not clear to editors whether that is all the revisions, or whether some where left deleted, or even whether previously-deleted revisions were restored as well. Similarly, sysops are in the blind as to what revisions were deleted as the number.

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMar 20 2019, 4:49 PM

I think it's so because when restoring, one have the option of only partially restoring some of the revisions. It's not possible to do that when deleting.

Yes, and I think it would be helpful for anyone in the future to know how many revisions were involved in that deletion.