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A question's revision history has shown bounty events for quite some time now. Since then, Stack Exchange has also added support for bounty remarks.

I would like to request that bounty remarks be added to the revision history, as well.

For example, consider the revision history for this feature request.

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This may be more prevalent on Meta SO than other sites, but when there are multiple bounties on a single question I think that it would be helpful to have a history of the bounty remarks to clarify precisely why the bounty was offered, rather than a series of "Authoritative reference needed" notices.

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I would also really love to see a caption "This question had a bounty of N, but it expired" or such on questions. –  sindikat Oct 26 '11 at 12:56
    
@sindikat Do you mean a caption when a bounty expires without having any answers automatically awarded? As shown in this revision history, there is a notice whenever Community♦ automatically awards a bounty. –  Chris Frederick Oct 26 '11 at 15:32
    
Yep, you are right, i mean the bounties, that were never awarded. I just wanted to see mentions of previous bounties on the same page, so everyone will see, that this question received someone's attention, enough for him to start a bounty. It's a pity to lose 50 points with the only mention in revision history :) –  sindikat Oct 27 '11 at 4:51
    
when would community give out bounties automatically –  H Bellamy Jan 15 '12 at 8:38
    
@HBellamy In this case Community♦ is only mentioned in the revision history because no one was awarded the bounty. As far as I know, Community♦ does not give out bounties. –  Chris Frederick Jan 15 '12 at 8:44

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