From: Tim Starling
I did a quick hack which allows sysops to ban logged-in users. This
discussed on wikien-l long, long ago, and was widely
agreed to be a
idea (well, not that widely, but Jimbo was
just type the username into the ban IP box. I changed a few messages
indicate that you could do it.
I assume that sysops can be banned through this interface as well. The
hack sounds pretty ugly. Banning by username should be done by banning
through the login (i.e. the cookies) not by checking IP.
Have these changes been checked in?
This is not something that should go live without discussion on the main