Putting together an outline of what we do currently, its advantages and disadvantages, and brainstorming (yet again) possible alternative approaches for comparison.
|Open||MZMcBride||T95144 MediaWiki RFC: Exposure of user IP addresses|
|Duplicate||None||T172477 Attribute anonymous contributions to the first IP address used in a session|
|Stalled||None||T20981 Allow anonymising of unregistered users ("IP editors")|
|Open||None||T12957 Allow logged in user to reclaim previous anon edits|
|Open||None||T133452 Create temporary accounts for anonymous editors|
That's probably fine. I only filed a task because I felt pressured to by https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/RFC, but really the wiki page is where the meat is here. This issue keeps coming up, so we need a clear outline of the current technical decisions so that we can better discuss and assess alternatives, in my opinion.