Wikinews talk:Newsroom

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The running list[edit]

Okay, that squiggle-squiggle line that's giving out article titles? I tried scrolling down so that it just wouldn't be in my field of view, but it makes the rest of the screen jump up and down as it goes. It's a distraction. Can we chalk this up to "had to try it before we knew it wouldn't work"? Darkfrog24 (talk) 12:58, 14 December 2017 (UTC)

@Darkfrog24: Interesting; I don't recall seeing that before. Likely it's been there all along but depends on some javascript that was broken. I noticed that bawolff — who wrote our automation in Elder Days — made an edit on the project a few days to fix something. --Pi zero (talk) 13:22, 14 December 2017 (UTC)
I would have noticed it if it had been there before. I thought it was a new feature. Any chance we could just disable the darn thing? Darkfrog24 (talk) 22:23, 14 December 2017 (UTC)
@Darkfrog24: I admit I feel bad about disabling something that pretty clearly took a lot of work to make happen in the first place. It's an interesting question where all that work is; my guess is that the enabling javascript may be in our Mediawiki:Common.js, but I'm pretty sure the page markup that actually exploits the device is in Wikinews:Newsroom/header. --Pi zero (talk) 22:46, 14 December 2017 (UTC)
I get that. Maybe we should ask around. I find the darn thing both annoying and difficult to avoid, but if most of the crew likes it or finds it useful, that's important. Still, just because someone worked hard on something doesn't mean it makes the cut. That's pretty much the anthem here at Wikinews. Darkfrog24 (talk) 04:57, 15 December 2017 (UTC)
True. The Newsroom is, so I understand, one of the several pages on the site that some people have used as their home base, and pretty clearly it was intended to be useable for that purpose. I haven't been using it that way myself, as I've used RecentChanges as my base of operations instead — although the recent "upgrade" to the wiki software has greatly degraded that. --Pi zero (talk) 05:53, 15 December 2017 (UTC)
For now I've commented out the ticker. --Pi zero (talk) 01:00, 16 December 2017 (UTC)

user draft[edit]

could someone take a look. thnx. Baozon90 (talk) 14:45, 21 August 2019 (UTC)