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"View Wikipedia SUL info" should link to CentralAuth in addition to the tool
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When checking applicants the text "View Wikipedia SUL info" currently links to https://tools.wmflabs.org/quentinv57-tools/tools/sulinfo.php?username=

I think https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:CentralAuth/ would be much better.

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It turns out we were using the tool because when accounts got merged, CentralAuth sometimes picks the wrong account when given a username. The tool, on the other hand, lists all possible accounts in the case of ambiguity. So while it's a little slower (and a tool rather than on-wiki) it's less likely to cause issues.

We could, however, link to both.

Samwalton9 renamed this task from "View Wikipedia SUL info" should link to CentralAuth instead of a tool in toollabs to "View Wikipedia SUL info" should link to CentralAuth in addition to the tool.Apr 2 2018, 3:32 PM
Samwalton9 triaged this task as Medium priority.Jun 5 2018, 12:27 PM
Samwalton9 moved this task from Incoming tasks to Open tasks on the Library-Card-Platform board.
Samwalton9 lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Low.Jun 12 2018, 10:38 AM
Samwalton9 raised the priority of this task from Low to High.
Samwalton9 moved this task from Planned to Done on the Library-Card-Platform board.

The mentioned tool is unmaintained and will not work unless someone offers to maintain it. See the ongoing issues at T194343.