Community Wishlist Survey 2021/Editing/Predictive edit summaries based on changes to article text
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- Problem: Some edit summaries take longer to write than the edits themselves. Editors write edit summaries in jargony shorthand unfriendly to new editors ("r/re" for reply, "ce" for copyedit, if there is an edit summary at all).
- Who would benefit: Page history readers and new editors
- Proposed solution: Identify common types of edits and either offer or default to suggested edit summaries for simple edits: replies (new, indented comments), minor copyedits (a few characters tweaked), resolving an error, adding/removing X parameter in Y citation, all things a computer can identify.
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- Proposer: czar 01:54, 22 November 2020 (UTC)