[Foundation-l] only six new accounts per day per ip?

Walter Vermeir walter at wikipedia.be
Sat Jun 9 21:35:15 UTC 2007

Ragib Hasan schreef:
> Here is the background:
> To publicize wikipedia, the Wiki philosophy etc. in Bangladesh, and to
> create new users and help them in editing in Bengali and English
> wikipedias, we have been conducting Workshop sessions as part of Open
> Source Workshops.
> Since many users are not familiar with editing, the workshop involves
> showing them how to create an account, how to set up the unicode
> Bengali rendering and typing tools, basic wiki markup etc. However, it
> came to our notice that from a single IP address, no more than 6 new
> accounts could be created.
> Is there any setting that allows modification of this limit? I looked
> up MediaWiki system messages, but didn't find the setting. We need
> more people for Bengali wikipedia, but it is frustrating if our wiki
> evangelism workshops fail to guide them properly.
> Thanks in advance ...
> Ragib
> bn:User:Ragib
> en:User:Ragib

I think you can make as many accounts as you want from one ipadress if
you are a sysop. So you make an account for an other user.

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