Last modified: 2007-04-26 20:52:02 UTC

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Bug 9139 - Sysops should be able to add an unlimited number of accounts, regardless of site settings
Sysops should be able to add an unlimited number of accounts, regardless of s...
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User login and signup (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-03-01 02:10 UTC by Ral315
Modified: 2007-04-26 20:52 UTC (History)
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Description Ral315 2007-03-01 02:10:34 UTC
Due to the recent enabling of CAPTCHAs on the English Wikipedia, I've been
creating accounts for anonymous users.  I just hit the 6 accounts/day limit.  As
long as the accounts are created while logged in as a sysop, they should not
count against an IP's X accounts per day.
Comment 1 Aaron Schulz 2007-03-06 04:35:49 UTC
Resolved in r20158.
Comment 2 ais523 2007-04-26 14:26:00 UTC
This bug is not fixed. I'm a sysop on en.wikipedia, which is at r21537, but 
I've just hit the account-creation throttle. All 6 creations show up in my log 
as being done whilst logged-in into the sysop account. Is 
$wgRateLimitsExcludedGroups set correctly on en.wikipedia, or is it a different 
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2007-04-26 20:52:02 UTC
r20158 got the test in isPingLimitable() backwards. Fixed in r21636.

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