The slider is to control the speed of the animation , really fast to super
slow. You are the fifth person to ask me about it, I'll make it more
intuitive :-)


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 7:29 AM, Ashwin Baindur <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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>
> Ashwin Baindur
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