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Re: Can't log in to the Wiki

From: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Dobes Vandermeer <dobesv(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can't log in to the Wiki
Date: 2012-03-30 08:13:18
Message-ID: CAA-aLv5zGF1TVu-bMaRH9kT0eBVBQ8RcDve=YxD9XxM-SsE=xQ@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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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.

-- 
Thom

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