Class of users that can rollback but have no other admin rights
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Author: p_simoons

Description:
[[Wikipedia:Requests for rollback]].

It has been suggested that some users be promoted to an 'intermediary' class
between regular user and admin, and that these users can rollback (but not
block, protect, or delete).

It may be reasonable to disallow, or severely limit, page moves to users who are
NOT in this intermediary class, to block Willy on Wheels pagemove attacks.


Version: unspecified
Severity: normal
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Requests for rollback

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bzimport created this task.Via LegacyAug 30 2005, 6:26 PM
brion added a comment.Via ConduitAug 30 2005, 10:26 PM

Configuration issue, assigning to Wikimedia web sites.

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitNov 4 2005, 4:47 PM

robchur wrote:

Resetting priority and severity to normal-normal. Please don't alter them again;
it's for us to decide that.

tstarling added a comment.Via ConduitNov 12 2005, 4:13 AM

It's not just a configuration issue, you also need a UI for granting it and taking it
away. It's not going to be useful if only stewards can grant it, is it?

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitNov 14 2005, 10:36 AM

robchur wrote:

An excellent point, certainly. Perhaps a clone of Special:Userrights that
bureaucrats can access, to add and remove the flag?

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJun 24 2006, 1:50 PM

robchur wrote:

There is now an extension in Subversion providing local bureaucrats with the
ability to grant/remove rollback rights from a non-sysop user. This would work
as a stop-gap measure until the user rights interfaces can be gutted and improved.

brion added a comment.Via ConduitAug 23 2006, 9:35 AM
  • Bug 7097 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
brion added a comment.Via ConduitAug 23 2006, 9:36 AM
  • Bug 4863 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Betacommand added a comment.Via ConduitMar 27 2008, 3:01 AM

see rollbacker usergroup

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