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Revisions are not enabled by default in Drupal for both new content type and the article / page content types added by the standard install profile. Revisions are a good practice so should be default. I would go as far as saying they should not be optional, but we'll leave that for Drupal 8.1.x
Enable revisions by default when creating a new content type, and also for the article and page content types added by the standard install profile.
Needs a beta evaluation update to include what revisioning bugs, if any, would now be a part of the out of the box experience.
- Product manager: @webchick seemed to be in favor of this change in #21.
- Entity Field API: @berdir said this change would be okay (see #22)
User interface changes
"Create new revision" checkbox is checked by default.
Change record - https://www.drupal.org/node/2491507
Beta phase evaluation
|Issue category||Feature because it updates the "Create new revision" checkbox to follow better practices for site builders.|
|Issue priority||Normal - There is no rush to get this out, but it would be great to get it in 8.0.x to start off in a good place.|
|Prioritized changes||The main goal of this issue is usability|