Grants:IdeaLab/1RR minimal delay

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1RR minimal delay
One-Revert Rule delay: 10 mn
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created on06:58, Friday, June 3, 2016 (UTC)

Project ideaEdit

What is the problem you're trying to solve?Edit

Edit War.

What is your solution?Edit

  1. 1RR delay: 10 minutes before canceling a first revert.
  2. 2RR delay: 1 hour before canceling a second revert on the same page.
  3. 3RR delay: 24 hours before canceling a third revert.
    The three-revert rule is implemented by design. See also exemptions.

IP address and mobile users must confirm revert and save.

Project goalsEdit

Reduce edit war.

Get involvedEdit



  • Prevent affective behaviour and force to think twice. LewaLoa (talk) 09:12, 4 June 2016 (UTC)
  • 1RR minimal delay is an amazingly simple idea, and amazingly difficult to implement. What is a post, and what is a revert. Does they happen on the same page? Assume that one editor adds a statement about some subject, then another revert that statement. Then the first editor adds a nearly similar statement on another page. Is that a violation of the 1RR? What if a third editor post a nearly similar statement, is that a violation? How can we detect the second and third post as an violation?
    It is possible to detect this but it is a lot harder than you might think. Se Grants:IdeaLab/Similarity measure for AbuseFilter for a description. — Jeblad 09:29, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

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