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* Discovered an extension that does the same thing as the plugin I have been working on, but it saves the drafts for the article on the server instead of in a cookie in the browser. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Drafts
* Discovered an extension that does the same thing as the plugin I have been working on, but it saves the drafts for the article on the server instead of in a cookie in the browser. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Drafts
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** Big dissapointment here. It only works with the latest alpha version of the mediawiki software: 1.14a. However I think that in the future this would be an excellent option since it removes all of the issues that a cookie size limit has.
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** Big dissapointment here. It only works with the latest alpha version of the mediawiki software: 1.14a. However I think that in the future this would be an excellent option since it removes all of the issues that a cookie size limit has. I think that continuing to use the existing plugin as a stop-gap solution should be good for the time being.

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  • Discovered an extension that does the same thing as the plugin I have been working on, but it saves the drafts for the article on the server instead of in a cookie in the browser. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Drafts
    • Big dissapointment here. It only works with the latest alpha version of the mediawiki software: 1.14a. However I think that in the future this would be an excellent option since it removes all of the issues that a cookie size limit has. I think that continuing to use the existing plugin as a stop-gap solution should be good for the time being.



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