Successful unblock should not lead to Special:BlockList
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When an IP or user is successfully unblocked, instead of a standard success message, the admin is redirected to IPBlockList. This is counter-intuitive and annoying for people with slower connections.


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Severity: enhancement

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Nakon added a comment.Jan 2 2009, 2:06 AM

Adds an unblock confirmation page instead of redirecting to the block list

Attached: 16835.txt

Nakon added a comment.Jan 2 2009, 2:06 AM

keyword +patch

aaron added a comment.Jan 2 2009, 8:01 PM

What about autoblocks?

mike.lifeguard+bugs wrote:

(In reply to comment #0)

When an IP or user is successfully unblocked, instead of a standard success
message, the admin is redirected to IPBlockList. This is counter-intuitive and
annoying for people with slower connections.

There is a success message when you get there - I'm not sure how this is confusing, or why it should change.

(In reply to comment #4)

(In reply to comment #0)
> When an IP or user is successfully unblocked, instead of a standard success
> message, the admin is redirected to IPBlockList. This is counter-intuitive and
> annoying for people with slower connections.
>

There is a success message when you get there - I'm not sure how this is
confusing, or why it should change.

It's a matter of loading a large block list for every unblock. It's simply not necessary and it's poor behavior. It should be changed to have _only_ a success message and perhaps a link to all other current blocks.

Xeno added a comment.Mar 23 2010, 9:16 PM

Agree, this needs to be changed or not made the default behaviour.

For tabbed browsing when undoing a large tract of blocks, having to load the IP blocklist after each tab may cause the browser to stall.

Waste of bandwidth, too.

happy.melon.wiki wrote:

Fixed as of r84534.

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