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Bug 3982 - Maybe...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2290
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
PC All
: Lowest trivial (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-11-15 20:37 UTC by FAR
Modified: 2006-09-04 15:12 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description FAR 2005-11-15 20:37:39 UTC
In [[es:wikipedia]] a vandal create false accounts similar to true user (for

Last time he use the fact the font have a very similar I and l. In this font,
for example, it is easy to see the mistake. But there they are identical. 

Can capital i be changed to this I?
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-11-15 20:39:12 UTC
WONTFIX, there are valid reasons to use lower case i and we're not going to
transform it to capital i.
Comment 2 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-11-15 21:56:10 UTC
see similar bugs:
bug 2290 comment 5 from
bug 2290: user impersonation using homographs
at the moment marked as a duplicate of
bug 1524: usernames should use unicode whitelist
Comment 3 Rob Church 2005-11-20 17:16:18 UTC
Absolutely wonderful bug summary, that. "Maybe..." - simply superb. Couldn't
have asked for anything clearer, or more descriptive, eh?
Comment 4 FAR 2005-11-21 15:48:19 UTC
Sorry, my English isn´t very good. Something more descriptive: go to wikipedia,
and write apital i. Then write l. They look like the same letter. And a vandal
has already use it to create false accounts. says it in a better English
Comment 5 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-09-04 15:12:46 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2290 ***

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