API: allow listing of all files uploaded by user similar to the $showAll option in SpecialListfiles.php
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Description

Currently, when using allimages and aiuser, only results from the images table are returned. The oldimages table is not considered. However, it is often important to know who has uploaded a file first.


Version: 1.24rc
Severity: enhancement
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26872
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29138

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Rillke created this task.May 10 2014, 9:35 AM

*to get the files first uploaded by a specified user*

This is not really possibly using log queries because one has to trace moves and one never knows whether a file was deleted or moved, thus one query per file is due which often floods the API.

Anomie moved this task from Unsorted to Needs Code on the MediaWiki-API board.Feb 19 2015, 6:35 PM
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