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Bug 6978 - pagemove velocity limit
pagemove velocity limit
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1454
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC 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: 2006-08-11 10:20 UTC by blah
Modified: 2006-08-11 18:09 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description blah 2006-08-11 10:20:35 UTC
I suggest adding a velocity limit on pagemoves for non-admin users.  MediaWiki
would allow a maximum of N pagemoves per day where N=10 or so by default.  N
could be a parameter in the user profile so an admin could increase N for
specific users who had some legitimate need to do a lot of pagemoves.  Since the
disappearance of Curpsbot we've had some big pagemove disruptions, including a
huge incident of someone renaming 800 or so biographical articles over a several
day period for POV reasons, and more recently a resurgence in pagemove
vandalism.  Curpsbot was always eyed with suspicion in some circles for good
reason--this particular function, at least, makes more sense on the server side.

There's some discussion of this on AN/I right now:

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/Incidents&oldid=68990947
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-08-11 18:09:02 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1454 ***

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