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Bug 952 - table user got new columns user_email_confirmed, user_email_token, user_email_token_expires
table user got new columns user_email_confirmed, user_email_token, user_email...
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User login and signup (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
Blocks: 1932 866
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Reported: 2004-11-28 09:07 UTC by T. Gries
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:38 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description T. Gries 2004-11-28 09:07:23 UTC
For implementing bugzilla 866, I propose to introduce a new column in the
database table user:


This is empty or zero in case of a "dirty", i.e. non-authenticated email
address, which is only be used for mailing a temporary password - in case a user
forgot the correct password.

The field gets the timestamp of the email authentication, when a user logs in
with the temporary password mailed to him/her from the wiki (through a dummy "I
forgot my password cycle" or a similar mechanism). It already works reasonable
and only a few code changes are needed.

The option (wiki requires authentication of email address) can be disabled by Sysop.

See bugzilla (Email
authentication by a dummy "forgot my password" cycle)

This enhancement is implemented in Enotif 2.00 for CVS (see )
Comment 1 T. Gries 2004-11-28 09:11:16 UTC
The introduction as a timestamp field allows later checking how long this has
been authenticated (and further uses).
Comment 2 T. Gries 2004-12-19 08:50:44 UTC
-- solved/implemented in CVS 1.5
Comment 3 T. Gries 2005-04-27 23:23:36 UTC
..and some more new columns. Needed for new method to confirm e-mail addresses
in the databases.

*implemented* in ENotif/EConfirm v3.16, see .

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