https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=21223

PiRSquared17 <pirsquare...@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from PiRSquared17 <pirsquare...@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Cenarium from comment #5)
> It's been tried, some wikiprojects have their watchlists, and some pages
> listing articles like [[Template:Popular articles]] propose this
> functionality, but it's not much used[...]
Why would this feature be any different?

> [...], and often the pages end up no longer
> updated and people cease to use them; because it's very impractical to use
> and limited: you need to access the relatedchanges for the page, and of
> course there is no dynamic way to add to your watchlist all pages linked on
> a given page.
This may be true, but it should not be /too/ hard to get the page names and add
them with the raw watchlist editor.

> It's also cumbersome to update, you need to sort them[...]
You don't strictly *need* to sort them.

> [...], link the talk pages too[...]
You may be able to use a template for that.

> [...], while a common watchlist editor similar to the raw
> watchlist editor would be simple to use and sort automatically.

> So common watchlists could be deployed widely, and linked from
> [[Special:Watchlist]] in some way. In fact it's a heavy enhancement of
> PovWatch, and you can see support for it being enabled at
> [[Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals)/Archive 52#PovWatch]] - bug 20523.

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