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Bug 13058 - "Permission error" nasty language for innocent red link clicker
"Permission error" nasty language for innocent red link clicker
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User login and signup (Other open bugs)
1.12.x
All All
: Lowest trivial (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-02-18 17:31 UTC by Dan Jacobson
Modified: 2013-09-29 07:53 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Dan Jacobson 2008-02-18 17:31:46 UTC
The innocent user clicks on a red link, only to get "Permission error"
(w3m -dump the_above_URL|head -n 1).

Please don't chastise innocent users with such language. Use something
softer. Yes, the details further below on the page are good, but the
sour lasting impression has already been made.

Yes, default MediaWiki does not do this, but once one configures the
user permission arrays, it does.
Comment 1 Tim Starling 2008-02-21 09:38:55 UTC
Fixed in 31140.

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