Proposal:Assignment for version number to each article

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Assignment of version number to each article to get the number of changes made in the article


Each articles available in the wekipedia can be given a specific version number in the address bar so that any one could know the number of times the modification or changes are being made in that article. this would be helpful to reader


The user could easily guess whether any change in the article is made by seeing the version no in the address bar of his browser

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  • This already is what you get when you click on the "Perminant link" link on the side-bar. If you want the number of times edits were made, use the diff link to the (cur)rent version and the number of "intermediate versions" is displayed near the top center of the page. 23:44, 23 August 2009 (UTC)

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