Proposal:Ability to edit comments, add source

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This proposal is associated with the bolded strategic priorities below.

  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
  2. Focus on quality content.
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


There is a serious problem with license issues with articles transfered from other sources than wikipedia and translations from other languages. If the user doesn't write in the comment field that the article is translation from another project it must be marked in the article or on the discussion page, both of those aren't really good.


Add the ability for administrators (or even beaurocrats) to: a)edit comments on various versions of the article or: b)add a special source comment to edits


  • License complience
  • Creating one good way for handling translation license argues

Key Questions

  • Is it possible?

Potential Costs

  • Costs of developing a Wikimedia extension


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