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MassMessage should post from under the username of the poster, not a generic user
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The "mass message" user account name pops up in various places, such as emails about who left a comment on my talk page. This in my view is wrong: the user-facing part of this should say "a mass message" (a special message type) left by "XYZ" (a user name). The "mass message" user account should not exist; it should be a user right; it should most definitely not be exposed to the end users, as this is confusing to deal with and reply to.

Example:

someone left me a message and the email says:

Contact the editor:
mail:
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:EmailUser/MediaWiki_message_delivery
wiki: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:MediaWiki_message_delivery

This is WRONG. This makes me contact the bot, not the real editor.

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Gryllida created this task.Aug 19 2015, 5:39 AM
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