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Sat, Jan 13

MER-C added a comment to T184849: API for Special:Tags.

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=help&modules=query%2Btags

Sat, Jan 13, 12:34 PM · MediaWiki-API

Dec 8 2017

BethNaught awarded T182398: Special:Undelete contains egregious white space after OOUI update a Heartbreak token.
Dec 8 2017, 10:54 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-12-05 (1.31.0-wmf.11)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Special-pages, Regression
MER-C created T182398: Special:Undelete contains egregious white space after OOUI update.
Dec 8 2017, 10:47 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-12-05 (1.31.0-wmf.11)), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Special-pages, Regression

Dec 7 2017

MER-C created T182340: Special:Recentchangeslinked returns different results for subpages when reloaded.
Dec 7 2017, 6:17 PM · MediaWiki-Recent-changes

Dec 5 2017

MER-C added a comment to T180722: Interaction Timeline V1: Add important user links (userpage, user talk, contribs, logs, edit filter log, block log).

We could make them links that point to the appropriate user page
The alternative is to have a dropdown directly in the timeline

Dec 5 2017, 3:35 PM · Anti-Harassment, InteractionTimeline

Oct 28 2017

Liuxinyu970226 awarded T138165: Allow users to restrict which user groups that can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser a Like token.
Oct 28 2017, 4:09 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-01-02 (1.31.0-wmf.15)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 11), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email

Oct 25 2017

MER-C merged T178971: Implement diffs between two non-consecutive revisions of a given page in Special:Undelete into T30821: Special:Undelete to use same radio button styling for diffs as history pages.
Oct 25 2017, 7:36 AM · MediaWiki-Page-deletion
MER-C merged task T178971: Implement diffs between two non-consecutive revisions of a given page in Special:Undelete into T30821: Special:Undelete to use same radio button styling for diffs as history pages.
Oct 25 2017, 7:36 AM · MediaWiki-Page-deletion, MediaWiki-Special-pages
MER-C created T178971: Implement diffs between two non-consecutive revisions of a given page in Special:Undelete.
Oct 25 2017, 7:28 AM · MediaWiki-Page-deletion, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Oct 20 2017

MER-C created T178682: CopyPatrol: allow admins or some other trusted user group to undo any review.
Oct 20 2017, 12:02 PM · Community-Tech, CopyPatrol
MER-C created T178681: Prevent blocked users from using CopyPatrol.
Oct 20 2017, 12:01 PM · Community-Tech, CopyPatrol

Oct 17 2017

Liuxinyu970226 awarded T150419: Allow users to restrict who can send them notifications a Barnstar token.
Oct 17 2017, 4:23 AM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 3), MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q4-Apr-Jun-2017), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Notifications

Aug 25 2017

Liuxinyu970226 awarded T138166: Allow users to restrict who can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser a Like token.
Aug 25 2017, 1:18 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-19 (1.30.0-wmf.19)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 5), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email

Aug 14 2017

MER-C added a comment to T138166: Allow users to restrict who can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser.

T138165 should be considered ahead of T150421 -- it is trivial to create a sockpuppet account(s) to test/circumvent the personal blacklist and would be more beneficial against LTAs and coordinated outside campaigns.

Aug 14 2017, 6:31 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-19 (1.30.0-wmf.19)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 5), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email

Jul 1 2017

MER-C added a comment to T153021: Add some more characters to AntiSpoof mappings for usage in TitleBlacklists.

Another one slips through the net: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=L%D0%BEvifm.com_(Musical_base)&action=edit not blocked by .*lovifm.* <antispoof>

Jul 1 2017, 6:40 AM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 5), Security-Extensions, Security, AntiSpoof

Jun 23 2017

RandomDSdevel awarded T150419: Allow users to restrict who can send them notifications a Like token.
Jun 23 2017, 9:46 PM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 3), MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q4-Apr-Jun-2017), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Notifications

Jun 17 2017

RandomDSdevel awarded T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API a Like token.
Jun 17 2017, 10:18 PM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

May 12 2017

David_Hedlund awarded T150419: Allow users to restrict who can send them notifications a Barnstar token.
May 12 2017, 9:25 AM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 3), MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q4-Apr-Jun-2017), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Notifications

Feb 2 2017

MER-C added a comment to T17552: API's list=recentchanges should have rcrelated parameter (provide Special:RelatedChanges/Special:RecentChangesLinked functionality via API).

If that were so, someone would have picked this task off in the preceding nine years. Either way, "recommended for volunteer developers" and "in the developer wishlist" are not mutually exclusive, they are complementary; just like in the Community Wishlist survey.

Feb 2 2017, 8:09 AM · Developer-Wishlist (2017), Easy, MediaWiki-API
MER-C added a comment to T20104: Schema request change so deleted edits are identified by revisionID not timestamp (prevents DIFFs from breaking).

That task was closed as a duplicate of this one.

Feb 2 2017, 8:01 AM · MediaWiki-Revision-deletion, Stewards-and-global-tools, Schema-change, MediaWiki-Page-deletion

Jan 21 2017

MER-C added a project to T17552: API's list=recentchanges should have rcrelated parameter (provide Special:RelatedChanges/Special:RecentChangesLinked functionality via API): Developer-Wishlist (2017).

Proposed for 2017 Developer Wishlist.

Jan 21 2017, 3:36 AM · Developer-Wishlist (2017), Easy, MediaWiki-API
MER-C added a project to T20104: Schema request change so deleted edits are identified by revisionID not timestamp (prevents DIFFs from breaking): Developer-Wishlist (2017).

Proposing for the 2017 Developer Wishlist (schema change only).

Jan 21 2017, 3:27 AM · MediaWiki-Revision-deletion, Stewards-and-global-tools, Schema-change, MediaWiki-Page-deletion
MER-C added a project to T89971: ApiQueryImageInfo is crufty, needs rewrite: Developer-Wishlist (2017).

Proposing for 2017 Developer Wishlist.

Jan 21 2017, 3:18 AM · Developer-Wishlist (2017), Technical-Debt, MediaWiki-API

Dec 6 2016

MER-C updated subscribers of T152316: Display filtered data in different categories.

Sounds good to me.

Dec 6 2016, 2:39 AM · The-Wikipedia-Library

Nov 11 2016

MER-C added a comment to T130482: Special:Linksearch should de/encode internationalized domain names.
  • Does this patch fix T130483 as a side effect?

Kind of. It normalizes everything to the unicode form, so regexes that are in unicode will get matched against both decoded and encoded domains.

Nov 11 2016, 12:03 PM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Nov 10 2016

MER-C added a comment to T138166: Allow users to restrict who can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser.

This is one third of the problem. The rest is described at T138165 and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2016_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Categories/Miscellaneous#Allow_users_to_restrict_who_can_send_them_email. That should be enough for three months... if not, tack on T150421 as well.

Nov 10 2016, 12:41 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-19 (1.30.0-wmf.19)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 5), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email
MER-C added a comment to T149665: UX to create safe spaces.

For the record, I made some proposals to this effect at the Community Wishlist survey (https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2016_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Categories/Miscellaneous): T138165, T138166, T150419 and T150421.

Nov 10 2016, 12:39 PM · Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, Teahouse, MediaWiki-Patrolling, StructuredDiscussions, Contributors-UX-Research, Collaboration-Team-Triage, Wikimedia-Developer-Summit (2017)
MER-C created T150421: Provide a sender email address alias for use in Special:Emailuser (aka 2-way email relay).
Nov 10 2016, 12:37 PM · Anti-Harassment, Privacy, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email
MER-C created T150419: Allow users to restrict who can send them notifications.
Nov 10 2016, 12:33 PM · Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 3), MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-07-11_(1.30.0-wmf.9)), User-notice-collaboration, User-notice, Collaboration-Team-Triage (Collab-Team-Q4-Apr-Jun-2017), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Notifications
MER-C added a project to T138165: Allow users to restrict which user groups that can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser: Support-and-Safety.
Nov 10 2016, 12:32 PM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-01-02 (1.31.0-wmf.15)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 11), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email
MER-C added a project to T138166: Allow users to restrict who can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser: Support-and-Safety.
Nov 10 2016, 12:32 PM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-19 (1.30.0-wmf.19)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 5), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email
MER-C added a comment to T130482: Special:Linksearch should de/encode internationalized domain names.
  • It's necessary, but not sufficient -- one could imagine someone placing a link like xn--kbenhavn-54a.eu (e.g. https://en.wikipedia.org/?diff=748790713). It violates the principle of least astonishment that when one copies the link into Special:Linksearch -- the usual workflow -- no results are returned. Those not technically inclined wouldn't know what to search for, and those who are have to go through the step of encoding the domain name using some external tool.
  • Are there enough links of the form xn--kbenhavn-54a.eu existing in our databases to justify a maintenance script? (My gut feeling is no.)
  • Does this patch fix T130483 as a side effect?
Nov 10 2016, 12:05 PM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Sep 29 2016

MER-C added a project to T66175: equivset addition: Ч => 4: Community-Tech.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:DeletedContributions/Bestbabajai11 was not caught by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:AbuseFilter/793 because of this missing mapping.

Sep 29 2016, 11:48 AM · MW-1.28-release (WMF-deploy-2016-10-04_(1.28.0-wmf.21)), Patch-For-Review, Community-Tech, AntiSpoof

Sep 26 2016

MER-C created T146628: Add IP range support to [[Special:Log/block]].
Sep 26 2016, 11:14 AM · MediaWiki-Logging, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Aug 20 2016

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.

Floquenbeam on AN said:

Aug 20 2016, 4:19 AM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Aug 19 2016

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.

To get results in any other namespace except ns0, I need to search e.g. Talk:X where X is the search term. This is not intuitive:

Aug 19 2016, 12:02 PM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Aug 18 2016

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.

I've posted on the Administrators' noticeboard.

Aug 18 2016, 1:56 PM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Jun 19 2016

BethNaught awarded T138166: Allow users to restrict who can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser a Like token.
Jun 19 2016, 11:55 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-19 (1.30.0-wmf.19)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 5), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email
BethNaught awarded T138165: Allow users to restrict which user groups that can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser a Like token.
Jun 19 2016, 11:55 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-01-02 (1.31.0-wmf.15)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 11), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email
MER-C created T138166: Allow users to restrict who can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser.
Jun 19 2016, 11:43 AM · MW-1.30-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2017-09-19 (1.30.0-wmf.19)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 5), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email
MER-C created T138165: Allow users to restrict which user groups that can send them direct emails via Special:EmailUser.
Jun 19 2016, 11:40 AM · MW-1.31-release-notes (WMF-deploy-2018-01-02 (1.31.0-wmf.15)), Anti-Harassment (AHT Sprint 11), Patch-For-Review, Support-and-Safety, Mail, MediaWiki-Email

Apr 26 2016

MER-C added a comment to T133525: Please delete File:To Commons.svg on en.wp.

File deleted. I'll leave this open for you to decide whether there are any wider performance implications exposed here. Thank you again.

Apr 26 2016, 12:17 PM · media-storage, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Apr 25 2016

MER-C added a comment to T133525: Please delete File:To Commons.svg on en.wp.

What I want to do is C, so I've created a temporary copy of the Commons image and pointed the template to that. The deletion itself is not particularly urgent.

Apr 25 2016, 12:22 PM · media-storage, Wikimedia-Site-requests
MER-C created T133525: Please delete File:To Commons.svg on en.wp.
Apr 25 2016, 10:36 AM · media-storage, Wikimedia-Site-requests

Apr 18 2016

CKoerner_WMF awarded T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API a Like token.
Apr 18 2016, 1:59 PM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Mar 23 2016

MER-C added a comment to T128974: Investigation: workaround for ad blockers on Pageviews Analysis.

Have you considered asking for a whitelisting at https://forums.lanik.us/ (the EasyList forums)?

Mar 23 2016, 2:44 AM · Community-Tech

Mar 20 2016

MER-C added a project to T130483: Spam blacklist should de/encode internationalized domain names: SpamBlacklist.
Mar 20 2016, 7:25 AM · SpamBlacklist
MER-C created T130483: Spam blacklist should de/encode internationalized domain names.
Mar 20 2016, 7:24 AM · SpamBlacklist
MER-C created T130482: Special:Linksearch should de/encode internationalized domain names.
Mar 20 2016, 7:01 AM · Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Mar 4 2016

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.

@Billghost: I'd recommend you ask this (and any other technical) question on irc://irc.freenode.net#wikimedia-dev (preferred) or https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikitech-l .

Mar 4 2016, 1:45 PM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Feb 21 2016

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.
  1. This describes the MariaDB table you'll be working with -- https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Archive_table
  2. This is the code for Special:Undelete, which is the GUI admins use to look at or undelete pages -- https://git.wikimedia.org/blob/mediawiki%2Fcore.git/master/includes%2Fspecials%2FSpecialUndelete.php
  3. I would implement the fallback case (T109561#1940512) first.
Feb 21 2016, 4:41 AM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Jan 31 2016

Krenair awarded T125325: Allow administrators to disable access to a blocked user's watchlist a Dislike token.
Jan 31 2016, 6:11 PM · MediaWiki-Watchlist
MER-C created T125325: Allow administrators to disable access to a blocked user's watchlist.
Jan 31 2016, 4:47 AM · MediaWiki-Watchlist
MER-C created T125324: Allow checkusers to compare the watchlists of two accounts .
Jan 31 2016, 4:41 AM · Stewards-and-global-tools, CheckUser

Jan 18 2016

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.
In T109561#1940490, @Bawolff wrote: To be clear, when you say search, you mean something like, if you search for the word "foo", it finds pages like "foo bar", "bar foo", "bar foo baz" (ie the search term can appear anywhere in the title, not necessarily at the beginning or the end)

Yes.

Jan 18 2016, 1:49 PM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Jan 14 2016

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.

I had a PM requesting more details about this for the 2016 Hackathon. By and large, what we want is a new special page that is part of core software and gives the ability to perform the search, display some basic metadata with the results (starting with the number of deleted revisions and when the page was last deleted, depending on how much you can get away with performance wise) restrict/filter the results per namespace and a corresponding API for this. The default search functionality in MediaWiki should be sufficient for this. Text search in deleted pages is not necessary at this stage.

Jan 14 2016, 5:22 AM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Dec 22 2015

MER-C added a project to T109823: API auto-documentation for undelete module references deprecated module deletedrevs: Google-Code-In-2015.
Dec 22 2015, 6:56 AM · MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-02-21_(1.29.0-wmf.13)), MW-1.29-release-notes, Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-In-2015, Technical-Debt, Easy, MediaWiki-API

Nov 30 2015

Restricted Application updated subscribers of T116653: Allow blocking users only for specific pages.

Dupe of T2674.

Nov 30 2015, 9:43 PM · MediaWiki-User-management

Nov 19 2015

Dalba awarded T106930: Throttle account creation and email sending per browser as well as IP address a Piece of Eight token.
Nov 19 2015, 7:34 AM · Community-Tech, MediaWiki-User-login-and-signup

Nov 8 2015

MER-C added a comment to T118042: Map different types of measurement for T115119 's schema.

For anti-spam we also need the following to be at feature parity with COIBot:

Nov 8 2015, 2:48 PM · The-Wikipedia-Library, Possible-Tech-Projects
MER-C updated subscribers of T115119: Implement Schema:ExternalLinksChange.
Nov 8 2015, 2:44 PM · Analytics, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-extensions-WikimediaEvents, Wikimedia-General-or-Unknown, The-Wikipedia-Library

Sep 4 2015

MER-C added a comment to T110792: No replacement for drunique in deprecated module deletedrevs.

Yes.

Sep 4 2015, 12:01 PM · MW-1.26-release, WMF-deploy-2015-09-15_(1.26wmf23), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-API

Sep 1 2015

MER-C created T110989: Add paging to Special:Undelete title prefix search.
Sep 1 2015, 4:13 AM · MediaWiki-Special-pages
MER-C added a comment to T110792: No replacement for drunique in deprecated module deletedrevs.

To search the archive table for titles with a given prefix without having to iterate through the entire list of deleted revisions -- essentially like https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AUndelete&prefix=John . The current situation is not desirable if you hit a page with 5000 deleted revisions.

Sep 1 2015, 4:10 AM · MW-1.26-release, WMF-deploy-2015-09-15_(1.26wmf23), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-API

Aug 29 2015

MER-C created T110792: No replacement for drunique in deprecated module deletedrevs.
Aug 29 2015, 9:34 AM · MW-1.26-release, WMF-deploy-2015-09-15_(1.26wmf23), Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-API

Aug 21 2015

MER-C created T109823: API auto-documentation for undelete module references deprecated module deletedrevs.
Aug 21 2015, 11:02 AM · MW-1.29-release (WMF-deploy-2017-02-21_(1.29.0-wmf.13)), MW-1.29-release-notes, Patch-For-Review, Google-Code-In-2015, Technical-Debt, Easy, MediaWiki-API

Aug 20 2015

MER-C added a comment to T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.

You mean like /w/api.php?action=query&list=alldeletedrevisions&adrprefix=A ?

No, because I can already do this with Special:Undelete. This isn't sufficient, per the community discussion above.

Aug 20 2015, 11:36 AM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages

Aug 19 2015

MER-C created T109561: Add non-exact title search to Special:Undelete and corresponding API.
Aug 19 2015, 7:19 AM · User-notice, MW-1.29-release-notes, Discovery-Search (Current work), Wikimania-Hackathon-2016, Wikimedia-Hackathon-2016, Patch-For-Review, CirrusSearch, Discovery, Community-Wishlist-Survey-2015, MediaWiki-Special-pages
Restricted Application updated subscribers of T23555: Special:Log should support keyword (or non-exact title) search.

Discussion on en.wp's admin noticeboard.

Aug 19 2015, 7:07 AM · Discovery, MediaWiki-Search

Jul 25 2015

MER-C created T106930: Throttle account creation and email sending per browser as well as IP address.
Jul 25 2015, 3:56 AM · Community-Tech, MediaWiki-User-login-and-signup

Jul 24 2015

MER-C added a comment to T5233: Send a cookie with each block.

This can also be combined with something like Evercookie (minus Flash, Java and Silverlight) to make blocks a lot more difficult to circumvent. To address concerns about collateral damage, the ability to use such a measure could be restricted to the checkuser (or similar) group. Stronger blocking tools are sorely needed because of stuff like this.

Jul 24 2015, 1:50 PM · MW-1.29-release-notes, Community-Tech, User-notice, Support-and-Safety, MediaWiki-Authentication-and-authorization, MediaWiki-User-management

Nov 24 2014

MER-C created T75711: API: adrprefix gives invalid title error for valid titles.
Nov 24 2014, 5:31 AM · MediaWiki-Core-Team, Patch-For-Review, MediaWiki-API