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Arbitrary inconsistent wording and casing in English history diffs: "Latest" vs "newer"
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Author: mailformark1

On English Wikipedia history page

(latest|earliest) can easily be replaced with (newest|oldest) to be consistent with (newer 200|older 200).

Version: 1.22.0
Severity: enhancement


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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 11:37 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz29444.

As a note, this can be changed on a per wiki basis by editing [[mediawiki:histfirst]] and [[mediawiki:histlast]].

Personally I'm unsure if the change is a good idea, but don't have any strong opinions.

mailformark1 wrote:

Oldest/newest is how Gmail does it. Yahoo just has arrows.

Change 72498 had a related patch set uploaded by Michał Łazowik:
(bug 29444) Replaced (latest|earliest) with (newest|oldest) on history

Change 72498 merged by jenkins-bot:
Replaced (latest|earliest) with (newest|oldest) on history page