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Include root page history on lqt_method=talkpage_history
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Author: quentinv57


I tried to bypass liquid thread extension by going simply to the following page (as I needed to edit the whole page and not a specific thread) :

I performed the edit I needed to perform, and now, when I click on the "History" button, I find an empty history :

To say it differently, the history should take editions with no thread into account too.

You can contact me on if needed. Thanks.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 11:13 PM
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You have to use the history link near the edit link inside the discussion page header:, not the "View history" at the top of the page.

quentinv57 wrote:

Yes, sure, but I think that this edition should appear on the "&lqt_method=talkpage_history" history too. Contributors won't be able to find who added the message through the "View history" button. And they won't think to change the URI to "&action=history" at all.

Do you see what I mean ?

quentinv57 wrote:

This bug is opened for almost one year now. Anything new ?

Thanks by advance.

I think adding 'See also <history link>' text at the top would be good enough. Otherwise this is a wontfix - I don't think completely rebuilding the entire action=history on the LQT history page would be a good idea.

(In reply to comment #4)

I think adding 'See also <history link>' text at the top would be good enough.

Done in Gerrit change 49817

Change 49817 abandoned by Alex Monk:
(bug 26390) Add a note to the top of the discussion page history view pointing to the header history

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Jdforrester-WMF lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Lowest.Aug 4 2016, 11:35 PM
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LiquidThreads has been replaced by StructuredDiscussions on all Wikimedia production wikis (except one, which will be done soon). It is no longer under active development or maintenance, so I'm re-classifying all open LQT tasks as "Lowest" priority.