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Bug 13889 - Cleaning up user renames
Cleaning up user renames
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Renameuser (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Aaron Schulz
: 13013 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
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Reported: 2008-04-30 04:21 UTC by MZMcBride
Modified: 2008-08-18 18:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description MZMcBride 2008-04-30 04:21:22 UTC
It would be nice to have a maintenance script (or scripts) that could clean up some of the mess that has been made by user renames in the past. 

In the past, deleted edits were not moved with user renames. A script to move the deleted edits and "re-attribute" them would be swell.

Also, the rename user log is screwed up on (excerpt):

23:02, 7 June 2006 Essjay (Talk | contribs | block) has renamed Special:Renameuser to "$2" ‎ (Renamed the user "Pikachunoctowlmudkip" (which had 75 edits) to "XD375")
Comment 1 Siebrand Mazeland 2008-08-18 13:40:38 UTC
Domain: MediaWiki/maintenance scripts -> MediaWiki extensions/Renameuser
Comment 2 Siebrand Mazeland 2008-08-18 13:49:54 UTC
Assigned to maintainer (Aaron)
Comment 3 Aaron Schulz 2008-08-18 17:30:31 UTC
The log could be fixed I suppose
Comment 4 Aaron Schulz 2008-08-18 17:53:02 UTC
Done in r39596.

There is no clean way to fix up actual old renames though, I'd rather let those be rather than log scrapping or something ugly.
Comment 5 Mike.lifeguard 2008-08-18 18:31:00 UTC
*** Bug 13013 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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