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Lift account registration cap for event (14 June 2017)
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Wikimedia UK trainers are holding a Wikipedia workshop for new editors with CILIP's Local Studies Group.

Please could the account registration limit be lifted for the following IP addresses:

IP addresses: and
Date: 2017-06-14
Time: 09:00 (UTC+1) to 14:00 (UTC+1)
Expected number of attendees: 20

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Change 357233 had a related patch set uploaded (by Framawiki; owner: Framawiki):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Lift IP throttle for Wikipedia workshop (14 June 2017)

Framawiki triaged this task as Medium priority.
Framawiki added a subscriber: Framawiki.

Can you confirm that you want to edit only (+commons, wikidata) during this event ?
I'll deploy this in one hour if I've your confirmation (morning swat)

The focus will be on (commons and wikidata might be peripheral but much less likely)

Framawiki raised the priority of this task from Medium to High.Jun 9 2017, 5:13 PM

Change 357233 merged by jenkins-bot:
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Lift IP throttle for Wikipedia workshop (14 June 2017)

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2017-06-12T19:10:47Z] <thcipriani@tin> Synchronized wmf-config/throttle.php: SWAT: [[gerrit:357233|Lift IP throttle for Wikipedia workshop (14 June 2017)]] T167011 + [[gerrit:358422|Fix throttle rule for Scotland university editathon]] (duration: 00m 41s)