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Translation progress[edit]

Hey, Minorax and Hasley

First of all thank you for all the work in preparation of translation of SWViewer and SWViewer/header.

I am just opening this thread to track translation progress. I see that you guys are fixing little issues. Please ping me once the page is actually ready and have no issues left, so that I can announce it at various places to get translators.

I have also added you two to SWViewer/members, in case you don't want feel free to remove yourself.

To other translators or who wish to help with documentation, if you wish please add yourself to SWViewer/members too. Thanks in advance! ‐‐1997kB (talk) 13:33, 25 August 2020 (UTC)Reply

The latest version looks good from my eyes, but perhaps needs a little tweaking. CC 1997kB and Minorax. Sgd. —Hasley 21:54, 25 August 2020 (UTC)Reply
@1997kB and Hasley: I've added a see also section to link to mediawiki. --Minorax (talk) 04:37, 26 August 2020 (UTC)Reply
@Minorax: Btw it was already linked in header. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 04:51, 26 August 2020 (UTC)Reply
@1997kB: It isn't prominent enough though. --Minorax (talk) 04:52, 26 August 2020 (UTC)Reply
@Minorax: this version seems stable, I think we can proceed now, but would like to suggest changing enwiki articles to Wikidata items. (P.S.: 1997kB, dummy edits are no longer needed. You can mark this page at Special:PageTranslationSWViewer → mark for translation.) Sgd. —Hasley 14:20, 26 August 2020 (UTC)Reply
@1997kB the header on SWViewer/de seems crashed. TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 07:09, 15 September 2023 (UTC)Reply
@TenWhile6 Fixed. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 12:45, 15 September 2023 (UTC)Reply

Help with translation[edit]

‐‐1997kB (talk) 13:39, 25 August 2020 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Dubious edits[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  What about adding a feature where could be reported dubious edits and dubious newly-created pages (if an user si unsure whether a certain edit or newly-created page is vandalism or not, other users could verify those edits and pages)?

--NGC 54 (talk / contribs) 18:40, 21 March 2021 (UTC)Reply

@NGC 54: Are there any pages onwiki where people do such requests or you asking it to be added in SWViewer? ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:00, 22 April 2021 (UTC)Reply
To be added in SWViewer. --NGC 54 (talk / contribs) 14:02, 22 April 2021 (UTC)Reply
It could look like the log where there are written the last edits/actions made with SWViewer (reverts, warnings, undos...). --NGC 54 (talk / contribs) 14:03, 22 April 2021 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Enable patrolling[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  Enable patrolling of the displayed edit/diff. This should be available only for patrollers (if not possible, add an option to disable it i.e. remove the button). Maybe a button for this action can be placed at the 1st position (as most of the edits are usually fine). Here's a link to the API reference: MediaWiki API help: action=patrol

StanProg (talk) 14:15, 22 April 2021 (UTC)Reply

Support Support. --NGC 54 (talk / contribs) 12:02, 25 April 2021 (UTC)Reply

[OTHER]: Rollback pings[edit]

Type Other
Setup unknown
  Recently I made an improvement to config.json, preventing users from being pinged, but today someone reported that they got pinged, so I guess my change hasn't been processed yet. My question is: when will SWViewer load the new config?

bdijkstra (talk) 11:37, 24 April 2021 (UTC)Reply

Tracked in Phabricator:
Task T281033
defaultRollbackPrefix — is parameter for custom rollback: default prefix + custom reason. But here was used normal rollback. String is configured by the MediaWiki, not SWViewer.—Iluvatar (talk) 11:59, 24 April 2021 (UTC)Reply
UPD: see nlwiki and enwiki. You need to ask about settings of MediaWiki for nlwiki on Phabricator. Sorry for my English.—Iluvatar (talk) 12:09, 24 April 2021 (UTC)Reply
I see, so apparently both use the same string, but the MediaWiki rollback suppresses the ping. Otherwise I would have received pings from those. So I think this is an issue with SWViewer. --bdijkstra (talk) 12:52, 24 April 2021 (UTC)Reply
Bdijkstra, No MediaWiki doesn't supress pings. I get them all the time when people revert to my edits. I guess it's depends upon notification settings. ‐‐1997kB (talk) 16:39, 24 April 2021 (UTC)Reply
This isn't about user A receiving a ping when user B reverts their edit, this is about user C receiving a ping when user B reverts an edit by user A to the last revision by user C. In my notification settings, I have mention pings turned on, but I haven't received this kind of ping in ages, except recently with SWViewer. Presumably this user had the same experience. --bdijkstra (talk) 16:54, 24 April 2021 (UTC)Reply

[BUG]: Report function adds improper newline before report[edit]

Type Bug
Setup unknown
  See diff on English Wikipedia: it's a list, so a blank line in between the list items ends the list and starts a new one, instead of adding an item to the list. This is minor, but it'd be nice if it was fixed. Tol (talk | contribs) @ 05:06, 23 April 2022 (UTC)Reply
@Tol Seems no issues and these are unbulleted list after all and I think some noticeboard prefer newline and that's why it was added. (Don't remember exactly which require it). ‐‐1997kB (talk) 14:18, 20 July 2022 (UTC)Reply
@1997kB, this is per English Wikipedia's w:en:WP:LISTGAP guideline section and for accessibility in general; this is problematic because it creates a new list instead of adding another item to the existing list. Would there be any way to change this just for English Wikipedia? Tol (talk | contribs) @ 00:11, 21 July 2022 (UTC)Reply
@1997kB did I get it right that this will not be implemented? Then I suggest to mark this section as resolved. TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 09:28, 21 April 2024 (UTC)Reply

[SUGGESTION]: Custom CSS/Javascript pages shouldn't appear[edit]

Type Suggestion
Setup unknown
  Hello! I feel like SWViewer shouldn't show edits to Custom Javascript and CSS pages since the majority of users can't do anything to them and it requires them to be an interface administrator. Including them in the SWViewer feed feels rather pointless if the majority of users can't do anything about them even if they're vandalism.

Blaze WolfTalkBlaze Wolf#6545 15:39, 13 September 2022 (UTC)Reply

@Blaze Wolf On the English wikipedia if you come across inappropriate content in a user CSS or JS page you should place a speedy deletion tag on the associated talk page. 10:04, 15 September 2022 (UTC)Reply
That's something you can do? I didn't even know they did have talk pages. ― Blaze WolfTalkBlaze Wolf#6545 13:01, 15 September 2022 (UTC)Reply
@Blaze Wolf All user pages have associated talk pages. Your common.js talk page is w:User talk:Blaze Wolf/common.js. 15:46, 15 September 2022 (UTC)Reply
Well I knew that all userpages had an associated talk page, but I didn't know that CSS and JS pages had one, I didn't even know you could edit them. ― Blaze WolfTalkBlaze Wolf#6545 15:47, 15 September 2022 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Remove edits that have already been reverted from the queue[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  I wish SWViewer could be able to remove from the queue edits that have already been rolled back by other good-faith users or bots, so as not to stumble upon irrelevant cases of vandalism.

evs 💬 19:20, 14 November 2022 (UTC)Reply

It's impossible. Too much load on the device, network and server. Every X seconds scan all queue for each user.—Iluvatar (talk) 05:56, 15 November 2022 (UTC)Reply
That's not entirely correct. If you enable "live updates" in the recent changes list and filter for "latest revision" vandalism (enwiki example), it does this just fine, so it's not just possible but rather already implemented in production somewhere. ToBeFree (talk) 20:45, 9 December 2022 (UTC)Reply
per above Support Support 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 09:23, 15 February 2023 (UTC)Reply
Has this been implemented? I've noticed some stuff whilst patrolling that makes me think it may have been, but I might be mistaken. Mako001 (C)  (T)  🇺🇦 06:52, 8 July 2023 (UTC)Reply
No. Only edits removes from queue, which was reverted by another user via SWV. Also old edits are removes when gets a new edit event on same page. Sry for my English. Iluvatar (talk) 14:04, 8 July 2023 (UTC)Reply

[SUGGESTION]: "(level X)" in edit summaries[edit]

Type Suggestion
Setup N/A
  The edit summary generated by SWViewer unnecessarily contains "(level 1)", "(level 2)" or similar. This can be improved by replacing
  • "Message related to your edit (level 1)" by "Message related to your edit";
  • "Message related to your edit (level 2)" by "Caution";
  • "Message related to your edit (level 3)" by "Warning"; and
  • "Message related to your edit (level 4)" by "Final warning".
The current wording might confuse new users, and it might encourage them to test which level comes next (RPG style).

ToBeFree (talk) 20:41, 9 December 2022 (UTC)Reply

I tried updating the config page a few times, but the updated edit summary is not showing, unless it’s related to the console or it’s something else that needs to be updated? Tropicalkitty (talk) 23:51, 11 December 2022 (UTC)Reply

I'd suggest a similar feature like this, can we provide the level of warnings that user received close to their edits like Huggle? Lemonaka (talk) 04:37, 6 January 2023 (UTC)Reply

[BUG]: Talk doesn't work on Opera GX[edit]

Type Bug
Setup Latest version of Opera GX
  As the title states, the talk doesn't seem to function on the Opera GX internet browser in that you are unable to send any messages. YOu can type a message and see others' messages, hwoever you can't send any yourself no matter what (clicking the send button doesn't work and neither does hitting enter). Works fine in Google Chrome

Blaze WolfTalkBlaze Wolf#6545 17:40, 23 January 2023 (UTC)Reply

@Blaze Wolf is this still happening? TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 09:33, 21 April 2024 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Mental health: Take a break popup and slow down stream[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  It can be easy to "get lost" in the stream. Can we implement a popup that notifies you to take a break after a certain (programmable) amount of time has passed? This feature is becoming increasingly common in certain websites/apps and I believe it helps with mental health. Having a way to artificially slow down the stream could also be helpful. Personally speaking, it generates anxiety for me.

Klein Muçi (talk) 17:26, 8 February 2023 (UTC)Reply

it can be same as sleep(); function or anything similar. 🌸 Sakura emad 💖 (talk) 09:26, 15 February 2023 (UTC)Reply
Sakura emad, I suppose in a typical sleep function you'd get something like this: get all edits from the stream in that moment, sleep for 5 seconds, get all edits that happened during those 5 seconds up until that moment, sleep for 5 seconds, get all edits...
While what I'm mostly after is: Get precisely 1 edit, sleep for 5 seconds, get 1 edit that is known that it isn't acted upon by anyone at the time shown, sleep for 5 seconds, get 1 edit that is known that... — Klein Muçi (talk) 09:40, 15 February 2023 (UTC)Reply

[MINOR FEATURE]: Custom reverts should remember old given reasons (at least in the same session)[edit]

Type Minor feature
Setup unknown
  Usually I tend to use only 2-3 general reasons on custom reverts. If they can be remembered and autosuggested in a dropdown menu it could save me a lot of hassle.

Klein Muçi (talk) 01:03, 10 February 2023 (UTC)Reply

[BUG]: "Language set" doesn't work when "small wikis" and/or "additional wikis" are enabled[edit]

Type Bug
Setup unknown
  If you have "small wikis" and/or "additional wikis" enabled you start getting edits in languages different from what you've set up in the list.

Klein Muçi (talk) 17:38, 15 February 2023 (UTC)Reply

[SUGGESTION]: Allow custom CSD reason[edit]

Type Suggestion
Setup unknown
  When tagging a page on any wiki for deletion, SWViewer gives the user a bunch of set reasons for the tagging. Often, though, it would be quite helpful and convenient if it allowed entering a reason manually instead of having to "edit" the page to do so. Similar to how undoing with reason works, I think this will be useful.

--Svartava (talk) 16:30, 19 February 2023 (UTC)Reply

I'd love for this feature to be implemented. Many times I'm forced to give "empty page" as a delete reason when pages are very short but not empty because "very short page" doesn't exist as a reason on its own for many projects. - Klein Muçi (talk) 15:31, 3 March 2023 (UTC)Reply
Support Support That would be nice, maybe similar to the "custom rollback reason" implementation. TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 09:32, 21 April 2024 (UTC)Reply

[ADDITION]: Add a toggle for edits' and days' limits to make them differentiate between global and local experience[edit]

Type Addition
Setup unknown
  Edits' and days' limits check for local edits on local projects. Currently there is no way to put a limit for global edits or global days since an account was created. This edit (and the subsequent conversation that issues) may provide more information about why such a change may be needed.

Klein Muçi (talk) 15:36, 3 March 2023 (UTC)Reply

[ADDITION]: Add missing tooltips for presets options and bottom icons[edit]

Type Addition
Setup unknown
  As a user I rely heavily on tooltips everywhere to understand what button does what. Currently SWViewer is well-supported in that direction beside only a few that are missing. The presets' chevron, plus, pencil and bin have no tooltip provided. The small icons at the bottom beside "Connected to stream" have no tooltips either, making it hard for me to understand what each of them means.

Klein Muçi (talk) 15:50, 3 March 2023 (UTC)Reply

[ADDITION]: Make Wikis whitelist work with whole domains[edit]

Type Addition
Setup unknown
  There are many occasions when I've wanted to skip edits from a certain domain, for example, Wiktionary, all languages included. Currently there is no way how to achieve this.

Klein Muçi (talk) 17:10, 3 March 2023 (UTC)Reply

[BUG]: Edits limit doesn't work in conjunction with Days limit[edit]

Type Bug
Setup unknown
  Scenario: Edit limit=100; Days limit=5 - User X has more than 5 days of experience but less than 100 edits. Their edits are shown. They shouldn't be. This already happened here (check bottom) and it seems like a problem that is shared with all SWViewer preferences (check "Language set" doesn't work when "small wikis" and/or "additional wikis" are enabled" bug above).

Klein Muçi (talk) 18:42, 3 March 2023 (UTC)Reply

Yes. I was the "affected" user. Of course we could resolve the problem via Wikivoyage's talk page, but @Klein Muçi at first reverted my edits as they were showing as new (or can one say sus?). I haven't made 100 edits to en:wikivoyage, that is correct, but my first edit - even beyond the User and talk namespaces - was definitely more than five days old. Through this bug/mistake, my edits showed up and were reverted as I only made some minuscule edits including changing a population number (like vandals seemingly do?)... ObersterGenosse (talk) 20:21, 3 March 2023 (UTC)Reply
Could a checkbox be added which allows patrollers to modify the filter between "x edits AND y days" and "x edits OR y days"? Mako001 (C)  (T)  🇺🇦 06:58, 8 July 2023 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Welcoming users[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  Have the ability to welcome users when you click more options, it could be similar to how Twinkle is set up.

Dylan | ✉   23:45, 17 May 2023 (UTC)Reply

[SUGGESTION]: markbotedits[edit]

Type Suggestion
Setup unknown
  Global Rollbacker have the ability to mark rollbacks as botedits. This is quite helpful to not spam watchlists. I want to suggest to mark rollbacks with no reason (“r”) for all projects automatically (maybe after activating it in the settings) as bot edits. Or implement another button for Markbotedit-rollback with a new shortcut.

--TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 07:07, 15 September 2023 (UTC)Reply

[BUG]: Flaky hotkeys[edit]

Type Bug
Setup Brave Browser, Windows 10
  When I use a hotkey, I never know whether SWViewer will respond to it. Why? For example, if I press O, sometimes SWViewer opens the diff in another tab, sometimes not.

--NGC 54 (talkcontribs) 02:51, 8 December 2023 (UTC)Reply

+1. Sometimes I have to reset the settings. Nadzik (talk) 14:08, 8 December 2023 (UTC)Reply

[BUG]: Edits from banwiki will not load[edit]

Type Bug
Setup Chrome/Windows 11
  Somehow, edits made on banwiki will not load in on SWViewer. Each time I have tried, it gives the error "Failed... dev code: 010; error code: 404".

EPIC (talk) 12:23, 1 January 2024 (UTC)Reply

Looks to be fixed - banwiki edits have started loading in for me. EPIC (talk) 21:55, 17 January 2024 (UTC)Reply
Experiencing the same problem, but with commonswiki; edits aren't loading for me either. – Cyber.Eyes2005Talk 06:19, 2 February 2024 (UTC)Reply

[SUGGESTION]: Add (GS wiki) / (Not GS wiki) after the wikiname.[edit]

Type Suggestion
Setup unknown
  If I want to report a VOA to GSR, I have to click the delete button to check if this wiki is a GS wiki. I hope to add a sign indicating GS/NonGS wiki after the wikiname, which is convenient for SWMT members.

Zhuofan Wu 09:11, 18 February 2024 (UTC)Reply

Support Support that would be a nice and helpful feature which is hopefully not too hard to implement TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 18:11, 20 April 2024 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Keyboard shortcut for patrolling[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  There should be a keyboard shortcut for marking a diff as patrolled.

LeoDE (talk) 06:07, 4 March 2024 (UTC)Reply

Strong support Strong support that would be very nice for dewiki, because there edits need to be reviewed / patrolled to be displayed so the button is used very often. TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 18:10, 20 April 2024 (UTC)Reply
Strong support Strong support Per TenWhile6. Wüstenspringmaus talk 09:19, 6 May 2024 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Deletion requests and similar processes[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  Additional to speedy deletions, it should be possible to tag pages for a regular deletion or similar processes like Quality Control Units or such. Often times, this does not only require a template to be put in the page, but also adding a section to a special page in in the Wiki Namespace. Thus, it is not possible to recreate such behaviour in the current state.

LeoDE (talk) 06:07, 4 March 2024 (UTC)Reply

As an experienced contributor from dewiki: Oppose Oppose, I don't think thats a good idea. Regular deletion and Quality control requests require you to take a closer look at the whole page and maybe also check the sources, its nothing which should be done with SWV. I suggest marking this section as resolved. TenWhile6 (talk | SWMT) 18:08, 20 April 2024 (UTC)Reply

[FEATURE]: Make small changes more visible[edit]

Type Feature
Setup unknown
  The smaller a change (e.g. only whitespace, comma or such), the harder it is to find it in the diff view. The background colour should gradually intensify with decreasing amount of changed characters, so small changes are more visible.

LeoDE (talk) 10:11, 4 March 2024 (UTC)Reply