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Bug 18996 - Confusing messages when resetting password and global user does not exist locally
Confusing messages when resetting password and global user does not exist loc...
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
CentralAuth (Other open bugs)
All All
: Low minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2009-05-29 05:08 UTC by OverlordQ
Modified: 2011-04-20 15:28 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description OverlordQ 2009-05-29 05:08:03 UTC
If a global user exists globally but hasn't been created locally yet, if a user tries to create a local account with that name they get the centralauth-account-exists message.

However, if they  mistakingly think they've created the account already as given by the "already exists" message and try to recover, they get the "nosuchuser" message, which is counter-intuitive to it already existing.
Comment 1 Happy-melon 2011-04-20 15:28:42 UTC
Fixed in r86482.

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