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Show temp user status on Special:CentralAuth/<username>
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@Tchanders should Special:CentralAuth/<username> be any different for temp users? E.g. show when the account will expire?

@Tgr We hadn't made any specific plans about showing anything different on Special:CentralAuth. But if we can reliably calculate expiry time (and also whether an account has expired) I can see that'd be helpful. FAO @Madalina too.

In theory the expiry time is registration date plus $wgAutoCreateTempUser['expiryAfterDays']. In practice expiry is done with a maintenance script so the exact timing is unpredictable, but I don't think a small inaccuracy matters. We use the same date logic to show the temp users themselves a warning.

I don't think there's a good way to accurately tell whether an account is expired right now, other than guessing from the date. We expire them by invalidating the session; from the system's point of view the account is in a normal state, the user just doesn't have any session cookie to access it anymore. So I wouldn't show something like "this account has expired" because for that there's more expectation to be 100% correct. But "expires on <day>" seems OK to me.

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Change 1006178 had a related patch set uploaded (by Gergő Tisza; author: Gergő Tisza):

[mediawiki/extensions/CentralAuth@master] Show temp user status on Special:CentralAuth

Change #1006178 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/CentralAuth@master] Show temp user status on Special:CentralAuth