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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
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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
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LiquidThreads has been replaced by StructuredDiscussions on all Wikimedia production wikis (except one, which will be done soon).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

Aklapper changed the subtype of this task from "Task" to "Bug Report".Feb 15 2022, 9:39 PM
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