Extension to allow reattributing edits
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Author: avarab

Description:
TODO: Make a special page to attribute anonymous edits to a username, the code
should be based on Special:Renameuser as the operation is similar.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

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bzimport created this task.Jul 14 2005, 6:00 PM

wiki.bugzilla wrote:

*** Bug 3539 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

robchur wrote:

*** Bug 10522 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

brion added a comment.Jul 10 2007, 5:37 PM

I don't think this is really something we want to support.
Edits are attributed to the accounts that they are made with.

avarab wrote:

(In reply to comment #3)

I don't think this is really something we want to support.
Edits are attributed to the accounts that they are made with.

I think this is a bad idea for MediaWiki and definitely a very bad idea for installation on Wikimedia projects. But this is the extension request component which I think should not be closed to silly ideas:)

(In reply to comment #5)

Isn't this what Extension:ChangeAuthor do?

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ChangeAuthor

Yes.

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