Last modified: 2005-12-14 23:45:45 UTC

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Bug 4277 - Historical User Data
Historical User Data
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-12-14 20:35 UTC by James Taylor
Modified: 2005-12-14 23:45 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description James Taylor 2005-12-14 20:35:05 UTC
It would be great if the ip address was saved with each edit that a user made.  That way if I had a 
problem I could easily look back in time and with the help of an isp, track down a user that didn't 
provide a real name or email address.  Additionally, the ip would show up on recent changes for a 
user if viewed by a sysop.  I think recording this type of information on a per edit basis will be 
more an more important vis-a-vis new potential liability concerns for wiki owners/admins.
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-12-14 20:38:52 UTC
The functionality already exist, turn on IP logging on your wiki
Comment 2 Rob Church 2005-12-14 20:43:36 UTC
That is, set $wgPutIPinRC = true; in LocalSettings.php. See
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Configuration_settings#Recent_changes for
more info.
Comment 3 James Taylor 2005-12-14 23:45:45 UTC
Thanks!

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