CAPTCHA group exceptions only apply to edits
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With these settings:

$wgGroupPermissions['sysop' ]['skipcaptcha'] = true;
$wgCaptchaTriggers['createaccount'] = true; // Special:Userlogin&type=signup

Shouldn't a sysop, when logged in, be able to create accounts without being prompted for the CAPTCHA?


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URL: http://mwusers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5954

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Emufarmers created this task.Via LegacyNov 29 2007, 4:25 AM
Emufarmers added a comment.Via ConduitAug 5 2008, 3:15 AM

Adds a check for allowing a user to skip the CAPTCHA when creating a new account if he has the skipcaptcha right.

I'm surprised none of the people who create accounts for others on Wikipedia have complained about this.

Probably not the most elegant fix, but it works. *crosses fingers*

attachment confirmedit_createaccount_fix.patch ignored as obsolete

Emufarmers added a comment.Via ConduitAug 7 2008, 12:58 AM

spaces bad, tabs good; make debug output more specific

Attached: confirmedit_createaccount_fix.patch

brion added a comment.Via ConduitAug 7 2008, 5:05 PM

Lookin' good -- applied on r38796

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