What exactly is the purpose of the sliding bar please?

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 9:10 PM, jeph <jephp...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Some updates about the tool.
>
>    - Added support for 18 other languages (no Indic languages yet), most
>    of them seem to work.
>    - Added a play/pause button, so that the user can go grab a coffee in
>    between :-)
>    - Changes to the layout , now it looks more like a player with
>    controls.
>    -
>
> You can try the demo 
> here<https://googledrive.com/host/0B1hJO1N6piYFTTVZdW1mU2c0S28/visualise.html>
>
> Thanks
> Jeph
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 1:10 AM, jeph <jephp...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> The current plan is to make it into a js gadget. The demo is a standalone
>> tool and I'll move it to tools.wmflabs.org soon.
>> I had chatted with the mobile developers about having something similar
>> on the mobile web to view the changes , so my long term goal is to
>> integrate it into  the mobile extension , I think it would be better placed
>> on mobiles than on desktops , but I'dont plan to do this right away.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 10:46 PM, Sumana Harihareswara <
>> suma...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On 08/25/2013 06:45 AM, jeph wrote:
>>> > Hi ,
>>> > I'm an IEG grantee from India. My
>>> > proposal<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/Replay_Edits> was
>>> > to build a tool to visualise the edits in an article.
>>> > It aims to make it easier for an editor  to go through the
>>> edits/revisions
>>> > in an article. Rather than showing the changes in wikitext the tool
>>> shows
>>> > the page as a reader would see it. The content that was removed/
>>> deleted in
>>> > a revision disappears & the new content/ modifications appears.
>>> >
>>> >    - Please checkout the live
>>> > demo<
>>> https://googledrive.com/host/0B1hJO1N6piYFTTVZdW1mU2c0S28/visualise.html
>>> >
>>> >    .
>>> >    - An updated
>>> > mockup<
>>> https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1hJO1N6piYFMWUzVkpsR2dmUFU/edit?usp=sharing
>>> >
>>> >     of the tool
>>> >
>>> > It is a work in progress and I'm working on the following features.
>>> >
>>> >    - Pause/Forward/Rewind buttons
>>> >    - Draggable timeline , you can select from where to start playing &
>>> >    where to end.
>>> >    - Skipping minor edits etc
>>> >    - Playback of a specific users edits alone. (I'm not sure how I'll
>>> do
>>> >    this)
>>> >
>>> > Would be awesome if you could add features you would like to see
>>> > here<
>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants_talk:IEG/Replay_Edits#Features_for_the_tool%23Features_for_the_tool
>>> >.
>>> > Moreover now that wikipedia has gone live with editing on mobiles
>>> > I'm hoping the tool would be really useful there too  as mobiles are
>>> much
>>> > more interactive than desktops. I'm trying to talk to as many people as
>>> > possible about the tool so that people will use it once I'm done
>>> building
>>> > it & also to be sure that what I'm building is useful :-) Please share
>>> the
>>> > demo link around.
>>> >
>>> > Thanks
>>> > Jeph
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi, Jeph! Thank you for sharing this demo.
>>>
>>> I also encourage any coders on this list to help out Jeph with the code,
>>> which is at https://github.com/cosmiclattes/wikireplay .
>>>
>>> Jeph, I can see a few directions this could go. You could perhaps try to
>>> get it integrated into MediaWiki itself, like the page information
>>> action (e.g.
>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tulsi_Gabbard&action=info ).
>>>  Or you could make it a standalone tool on tools.wmflabs.org, like
>>> http://tools.wmflabs.org/xtools/articleinfo/ I think, and perhaps get it
>>> linked to in the "External tools" section of the page info action or the
>>> page edit history in our Wikipedias.  Or you could try to join forces
>>> with another team or suite of tools like the RENDER toolset (example:
>>> https://toolserver.org/~RENDER/toolkit/ChangeDetector/ ) -- still
>>> external to MediaWiki, but benefiting from a team approach.
>>>
>>> What do you think you will try to do?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>> --
>>> Sumana Harihareswara
>>> Engineering Community Manager
>>> Wikimedia Foundation
>>>
>>
>>
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