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Partially blocked admins should be able to access Special:Block
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Description

If an admin is partially blocked they cannot access Special:Block to modify their own block — or to block another user. However, they can access Special:Unblock and unblock themselves.


Acceptance criteria

  • If an admin is partially blocked, allow them to fully use Special:Block on any user/IP/range, including themselves.

Event Timeline

TBolliger created this task.Nov 7 2018, 5:35 PM
Restricted Application added subscribers: MGChecker, Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptNov 7 2018, 5:35 PM

If we want to make it so a PB'd user cannot modify their partial block we should open another ticket.

TBolliger triaged this task as Low priority.Nov 7 2018, 5:45 PM
TBolliger moved this task from Backlog to User blocking on the MediaWiki-User-management board.
SPoore added a subscriber: SPoore.EditedNov 7 2018, 6:43 PM

@Trevor, agree that this ticket should not do the big change of stopping admin from unblocking their own account. And also the PB can not modify belong in another ticket, too.

This ticket is only for allowing admin who have a partial block to be able to do partially and full block for other users.

TBolliger updated the task description. (Show Details)Jan 14 2019, 6:21 PM

Confirmed still incorrect behavior on test wiki today

May be solved by T209097

TBolliger lowered the priority of this task from Low to Lowest.
TBolliger removed a project: Anti-Harassment.

May be solved by T209097

This is bug still appears to be present (tested today on beta MediaWiki 1.33.0-alpha (3821a2b) 11:26, 1 April 2019).