Requests for comment/Limit depth of marked reverts

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In MediaWiki, edits that get reverted are marked with an tag that states just that. The unexpected bit is that these reverts get marked up to 15 levels deep. So, there can be an discussion on an empty talk page with 15 edits or less, an archive bot archives it all and all of the 15 edits get marked as being reverted. The reason for this is the setting mw:Manual:$wgRevertedTagMaxDepth which is set to 15. I think others can agree this is unexpected and unwanted. Below are sections for what this setting should be changed to globally.--Snævar (talk) 08:41, 16 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Change setting to 1[edit]

Change setting to 2[edit]

Change setting to 3[edit]

Change setting to 5[edit]

Change setting to 10[edit]

Leave as-is at 15[edit]


While that tagging may not be as useful on a talk page, that probably shouldn't be adjusted if it is still useful as-is on content pages. — xaosflux Talk 12:38, 16 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • I wonder if archiver bots could be allowed to opt-out of the tag somehow. And if the setting could be adjusted per namespace. Alexis Jazz (talk or ping me) 00:48, 17 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    I think talk page maybe opt out, and content page becoming nolimit for reverted tag. Thingofme (talk) 03:44, 7 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]