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Date field in UploadWizard shouldn't be auto-filled with today's date
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Upload_Wizard_feedback/Archive/2012/01#current_date_by_default.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Upload_Wizard_feedback/Archive/2010/08#Feedback "For the "date created", you shouldn't automatically assume it was taken today."

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Upload_Wizard_feedback/Archive/2012/10#Two_little_improvement_which_could_help_a_lot

See URL for this bug for an example problem that could be avoided.

This seems like the sort of thing we could easily come up with a solution for and implement, but just leaving this here so nobody forgets about it.


Version: master
Severity: normal
URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File%3AShi_jianqiao_pamphlet.jpg&diff=102802099&oldid=85859898

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Change 169858 had a related patch set uploaded by MarkTraceur:
Remove default date population with "now"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/169858

Change 169858 merged by jenkins-bot:
Remove default date population with "now"

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/169858

All patches mentioned in this report were merged or abandoned - is there more work left to do here (if yes: please reset the bug report status to NEW or ASSIGNED), or can you close this ticket as RESOLVED FIXED?

Gilles moved this task from Untriaged to Done on the Multimedia board.Dec 4 2014, 10:12 AM
Gilles raised the priority of this task from Low to Unbreak Now!.
Gilles lowered the priority of this task from Unbreak Now! to Low.Dec 4 2014, 11:22 AM