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Bug 22317 - Do not prevent unification if home wiki is blocked
Do not prevent unification if home wiki is blocked
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
CentralAuth (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Marius Hoch
Depends on:
Blocks: SWMT
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Reported: 2010-01-29 14:01 UTC by Jesse (Pathoschild)
Modified: 2013-06-18 15:33 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Jesse (Pathoschild) 2010-01-29 14:01:11 UTC
Account unification should be permitted even if the home wiki is blocked. Even if the user is a blatant vandal, this is beneficial because it allows stewards to lock or hide the global account.

There is at least one legitimate user reported to stewards who cannot unify because of this.
Comment 1 Bugmeister Bot 2011-08-19 19:13:00 UTC
Unassigning default assignments.
Comment 2 Marius Hoch 2013-01-02 02:23:28 UTC
Done in
Comment 3 Peter Symonds 2013-01-18 23:57:22 UTC
Just to note that stewards very much support this change. It would more efficiently tackle abuses such as username vandalism.
Comment 4 James Forrester 2013-03-02 01:22:33 UTC
Code is now merged and will go out in MW 1.21/wmf11.

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