"History, last 100 revisions"

I know this can be changed in js.history but it’s an odd choice of default text, especially as usually there are nowhere near 100 revisions. Maybe “History” would be better.


Yeah @joffreyjaffeux perhaps we can have 2 strings. One string for more than 100 revisions and another for less?

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There can’t be more than 100 revisions. I do think it’s fine as it is: last 100 revisions which, yes, could be less.

I don’t think it hurts any kind of comprehension of the screen here. Anyways for history, this screen was suffering a massive issue, and we went with this rather simple fix before a release with the goal to refactor it more deeply in the future.

I don’t know; @sam, your call, if you think that’s worth adding the exact count.

I was thinking we just use the word revisions for less than 100. Cause it would be less words.

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I first spotted this on a forum that’s not mine and thought it was a bug in Discourse. It was only when I found the customisable text in my own forum that I realised it was deliberate, but I then thought it was a human oversight. It looks like Discourse hasn’t noticed there are only, say, four revisions.

I’d agree with this. The number is already at the bottom alongside the arrows.

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So : History, last revisions ?

I would say:


  1. If less than 100 then “History”
  2. If more than 100 then “History, last 100 revisions”

(2) is an extreme outlier situation, so the default can be less verbose.


This is now fixed :confetti_ball:

Thanks @Osama


I’m glad to see it’s already fixed, here, on meta!

It has been itching my eyes for 3 months.


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