[pmwiki-users] Unclear which 'restore'-link to press when restoring a page
menachem.shapiro at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 18:16:25 CST 2005
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 17:12:38 -0600, Patrick R. Michaud
<pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 12:02:45PM +1300, John Rankin wrote:
> > On Thursday, 3 February 2005 11:47 AM, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> > >Really we aren't restoring the differences, we're restoring the version
> > >of the page that exists between sets of changes. Perhaps just changing
> > >the restore link text to "Undo all above edits" is all that we
> > >need.
> > Many word processors use 'Revert' to mean 'Undo all' I think.
> > Perhaps 'Revert to older version'. This describes the result achieved,
> > rather than the process for achieving it, which may be clearer.
> I think that the confusion lies in authors not knowing exactly
> what older version they'll be reverting to. It needs to be tied somehow
> to the fact that it's the version that existed prior to all of the
> changes that appear above the link.
Maybe something like:
"Discard these changes"
"Remove these changes"
with a warning that it will also remove all later changes???
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