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Bug 12473 - « special:MergeAccount » fails on shared email accounts
« special:MergeAccount » fails on shared email accounts
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
CentralAuth (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal major with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/specia...
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Reported: 2008-01-01 20:06 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2008-01-02 18:23 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2008-01-01 20:06:29 UTC
Dear friends;

It might happen that people are sharing an email account. It might happen that people are choosing identical passwords.

I experienced that since 10++ days when some of the « Gangleri » accounts have been renamed to
« לערי ריינהארט » and since I used « special:MergeAccount » at http://test.wikipedia.org/ also for the user « I18n » the list of accounts listed for my initial user name « Gangleri » contains only a few (2-3) accounts. This is not the case, see
http://tools.wikimedia.de/~purodha/sample/dbswithuser.php?usr=Gangleri&go=Go%21&uselang=en
The list at MergeAccountwas quite longer 10++ days ago.

Same happens if I call « special:MergeAccount » for « לערי ריינהארט » or « I18n » .


Request:

It should be possible to select options for MergeAccount to identify the accounts / wikis where
a) all three criterias (user name, password, email address) match
b) subsets of a) match.

Best regards Reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 Rotem Liss 2008-01-02 15:14:43 UTC
Please clarify the bug report. What exactly happens when you use Special:MergeAccount on each account, what should happen, and what happened before?

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