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Allow stewards to forcibly create a global account for non-unified users
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Author: mike.lifeguard+bugs

Description:
Currently new accounts are unified upon creation. However old accounts are only unified on an opt-in basis. When cross-wiki vandals do not unify their accounts, their account must be blocked on a wiki-by-wiki basis. Please allow stewards to force the accounts to merge so the global account may be locked (and hidden if required).


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Severity: normal

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 10:16 PM
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This request has been obsoleted for a few years already: it's highly unlikely that vandals have big reserves of 5+ years old local accounts.
Considering bug 35707, although delayed, this is surely not going to be fixed.

MarcoAurelio raised the priority of this task from Low to High.May 5 2015, 6:15 PM
MarcoAurelio moved this task from Incoming to Done on the MediaWiki-extensions-CentralAuth board.