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Bug 2146 - MediaZilla login screen asks for username, rather than e-mail address.
MediaZilla login screen asks for username, rather than e-mail address.
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Bugzilla (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-05-11 04:43 UTC by Olathe
Modified: 2005-05-12 08:13 UTC (History)
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Description Olathe 2005-05-11 04:43:17 UTC
Like most Wikipedia users, I have a Wikipedia username different than my e-mail address.  This causes problems with 
bug reporting, as I forget that MediaZilla uses e-mail addresses for usernames and I use my Wikipedia username 
instead.

While the e-mail address is technically the username for MediaZilla, there is no benefit in penalizing users for 
their imperfect memory.  It would be a lot easier if both the login prompt and the lost password prompt asked for 
e-mail addresses instead of usernames.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-05-12 08:13:25 UTC
Changed 'Login:' on the login page to 'Registered e-mail address:' in our custom template file.

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