Summary box contents

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Fri Nov 23 13:42:51 PST 2007

Huw Powell wrote:
> > At the bottom of an edit page there is a text box for "Summary".
> > Is that a summary of the page, or the edit, or something else?
> It is to briefly describe the nature of your edit, it shows up on 
> people's watchlists and recent changes.  If you leave it blank they just 
> see the first sentence or two that was typed.
> Common edit summaries might be...
> typo
> spelling
> rewording
> adding "blah" section
> still needs work

Thanks. Right now I'm the only one editing the things, but I'll be
better about it in the future. I used both the "describe the whole page"
and "describe just the change" descriptions, which is what made me post
the question.

Kent McLean
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