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Anonymous users can't write threads if create=false
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In twn we have this to prevent spam:
$wgGroupPermissions['*' ]['create'] = false;

However LQT doesn't handle it very well, it keeps asking captcha when trying to save. It should say it is not possible, or allow posting replies to threads regardless.

Version: unspecified
Severity: major



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 21 2014, 11:12 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz26383.
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Since Andrew is in the middle of rewriting LQT, hopefully he'll include this.

Valerie.m.juarez wrote:


Nikerabbit: re that bug: we disabled all anon editings a while ago
Nikerabbit: so I have no idea whether the bug still exists

Adding testme keyword.

Still current, see March message in the thread in URL for the needed workaround.

Jdforrester-WMF lowered the priority of this task from High to Lowest.Aug 4 2016, 11:35 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a subscriber: Jdforrester-WMF.

LiquidThreads has been replaced by StructuredDiscussions on all Wikimedia production wikis (except one, which will be done soon). It is no longer under active development or maintenance, so I'm re-classifying all open LQT tasks as "Lowest" priority.

Nemo_bis raised the priority of this task from Lowest to High.Aug 5 2016, 7:34 AM

I really suggest to undo the raising priority action above, which was kept OMFG for 8 years (per (and, do we still active maintain LQT?)

We no longer allow any kind of anonymous contributions in