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Bug 44486 - MediaWiki should not refer to password reset e-mails as reminders
MediaWiki should not refer to password reset e-mails as reminders
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Low minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Alex Monk
: easy
Depends on:
Blocks: 1932 messages
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Reported: 2013-01-29 22:47 UTC by MZMcBride
Modified: 2013-04-22 16:17 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description MZMcBride 2013-01-29 22:47:44 UTC
When a user clicks "Forgotten your login details?" on a MediaWiki wiki currently and successfully submits a valid username, the wiki outputs:

Reset password

A reminder e-mail has been sent.

This is wrong. It is not a reminder e-mail. The user already knows his or her username and the e-mail does not (and cannot) contain the user's password. The word "reminder" is simply wrong, I believe.

In the e-mail body text itself, it reads:

Someone (probably you, from IP address ...) requested a reminder of your account details ...

This should also be changed.
Comment 1 Alex Monk 2013-01-30 01:13:11 UTC
Gerrit change #46661
Comment 2 Alex Monk 2013-03-16 13:10:23 UTC
Merged by Ori.

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