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Bug 4055 - farm / meta activities / logs should be duplicated at related wiki's
farm / meta activities / logs should be duplicated at related wiki's
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
All All
: Low enhancement with 8 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: crosswiki
: 11316 12925 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: SWMT
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Reported: 2005-11-23 10:18 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2013-03-05 19:33 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-11-23 10:18:46 UTC
Dear friends,

The actions from [[meta:Special:Log]] which relate to other projects then
[[meta:]] itself are *not* duplicated in the logs of the individual wiki's.

They should be added there because it is much easier to watch one logfile only
then a bunch of them.

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 Rob Church 2005-11-23 13:41:11 UTC
What sort of actions would be performed on meta that relate to the pages on
other wikis? The answer is none. The meta logs show deletions, user creations,
blocking, etc. on that wiki; the content of that wiki doesn't have much to do
with the content of the other wiki, more the administration. I don't see that
this is at all necessary.
Comment 2 Rowan Collins [IMSoP] 2005-11-23 17:40:31 UTC
I imagine Reinhardt is referring to the "Bureaucrat" log -
[[meta:Special:Log/Rights]] - which on meta lists permissions changes carried
out centrally by "Stewards", such as granting/removing sysop status on small
wikis, or setting bot status. 

It would indeed probably be a good idea to add an entry to the log of the target
wiki as well, although the lack of a single login system means the reference to
the user making the change might be kinda broken. The "user:anthere@metawiki"
style might half-work like it does on meta, but it might need a numeric user id,
not a name. In which case, perhaps there could be a pseudo-account called
"Remote Steward Action" or something (like "MediaWiki default" and "Conversion
Comment 3 Rob Church 2007-09-13 11:28:48 UTC
*** Bug 11316 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Chad H. 2009-08-11 03:09:55 UTC
*** Bug 12925 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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