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Re: Can't log in to the Wiki

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Dobes Vandermeer <dobesv(at)gmail(dot)com>, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can't log in to the Wiki
Date: 2012-03-30 13:15:51
Message-ID: CA+OCxowLG=u-K96kYikaiCq19BZE6UchNmOOmAjG1K6ScjT77Q@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 12:41 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
>
> On Mar 30, 2012 4:23 AM, "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:13 AM, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
>> > On 30 March 2012 09:06, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> >> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 2:57 AM, Dobes Vandermeer <dobesv(at)gmail(dot)com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>> I cannot log into the wiki on this page:
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> http://wiki.postgresql.org/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&returnto=Main_Page
>> >>>
>> >>> My username is dobes_vandermeer.  The error I get is:
>> >>>
>> >>> Login error
>> >>>
>> >>> There is no user by the name "dobes_vandermeer". Check your spelling.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> I am able to log into the community page here:
>> >>>
>> >>> https://www.postgresql.org/account/
>> >>
>> >> It looks like mediaWiki doesn't like underscores in usernames for some
>> >> reason. I would suggest using dots instead for now until we can figure
>> >> out a fix.
>> >
>> > My account on Wikipedia (i.e. mediawiki) uses an underscore, which
>> > automatically gets converted to a space, so either it's some plugin
>> > that does it, or a later version.... or hackery on their part.
>>
>> It may be a bug in our auth plugin. I've opened a ticket and assigned
>> it to Magnus as he recently rewrote that and thus knows it best, but
>> feel free to take a look if you have time. Ping me if you need access
>> to anything.
>
> If you refer to the rewrite from a month or two ago I never actually
> finished that one yet :O so i believe it's still running your code :)

Oh, Ok. Well as we expect that to be finished any day now, I won't
bother fixing the existing code :-p

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