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Bug 11800 - Identify links to new users in page histories, watchlists and recent changes
Identify links to new users in page histories, watchlists and recent changes
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-10-28 20:27 UTC by Robert Rohde
Modified: 2014-03-15 12:20 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Robert Rohde 2007-10-28 20:27:56 UTC
On the ever growing wiki wishlist, let me add a request for the possibility to color code (or otherwise distinguish) new user accounts on watchlists, histories, and related recent changes pages.  This is essentially meant as a flag for "I'm new, and my edits may need closer inspection".  I realize that redlinks to the user page already have this effect, but because of this, many vandals' first action is to create a user page and talk page.  Not to mention that our own advice to new accounts encourages them to create those pages early on.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-12-05 19:26:06 UTC
I'm pretty sure there's an older bug number in here that's pretty much the same thing, but can't find at the moment.

See also eg bug 10789.
Comment 2 Jesús Martínez Novo (Ciencia Al Poder) 2014-03-15 12:20:39 UTC
We may need to define what's a "new user".

Would the "autoconfirmed" group [1] match this criteria? That would be done with  bug 42314

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[1] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Autoconfirmed_users

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