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Prior contributions disappeared after account attached to SUL
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Author: capmo700

I have a SUL since its implementation (30 May 2008), and all wikis I've visited after that have been properly attached to my global account. However, I was watching today my global contributions ( and noticed that there was a wiki not attached yet to the global account, although I had a couple of edits in it. When I visited that wiki (, I was not logged in automatically as expected.

When I performed the manual login, my usual password was recognized, but for some reason my previous contributions do not show up in Special:Contributions/Capmo, even though they can be seen in page histories: and

At Special:Preferences, the Number of edits is 0. Is that a bug, or is there anything I can do to fix it myself?

Version: unspecified
Severity: major
OS: Windows XP
Platform: PC



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 12:23 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz37735.
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No, you didn't perform those edit in outreachwiki. You made those two edits in, which was later
imported into outreachwiki.
I think you had never created an account there, so that's why it wasn't

The reason you were not logged in automatically is the well-known bug 14407.

The fact that they don't appear in your contributions is bug 34873. It also
explains that on creating the account Special:Preferences stopped showing those

They are not counted in Special:Preferences because you didn't perform them
yourself in the wiki but they were imported.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 34873 ***

capmo700 wrote:

Oh, I see. Thanks for the explanations!