Community Wishlist Survey 2017/Editing/Remind users to update TemplateData when template was edited

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  • Problem:

If a template is edited, TemplateData can stay outdated without notice.

  • Who would benefit:

Afterall every VE user

  • Proposed solution:

Notify template editor, that he/she should also update TemplateData after editing, removing or adding parameters in template.

  • More comments:
  • Phabricator tickets:

T138219

Discussion[edit]

@Dvorapa: As written on Community Wishlist Survey 2017, please narrow your proposals down to three proposals. This is your 4th proposal, if I count correctly. Thanks! --AKlapper (WMF) (talk) 15:08, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

I see, sorry for me, done ✓ All of them are in scope of Czech community, maybe they will be adopted by somebody from Czech community soon. --Dvorapa (talk) 16:28, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

I agree with the Proposer that the documentation portion of templates needs major work in many instances. Ottawahitech (talk) 14:33, 18 November 2017 (UTC) Please ping me

This request doesn't seem great. At some point we will have MCR, which will obviate the need to go look at separate pages in most/many cases--instead, you'll see another editor for the TemplateData and will presumably update it at the same time as you make the template-proper-changing edit. --Izno (talk) 04:00, 19 November 2017 (UTC)

  • I think an active reminder would be really annoying really fast. However, i would love to see an 'indicator' of how complete/incomplete the TemplateData probably is. —TheDJ (talkcontribs) 17:32, 29 November 2017 (UTC)

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