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

effe iets anders effeietsanders at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 13:30:33 UTC 2007

Why not just request a higher limit at the developers? I guess this
limit can technically be set at any value. So if you foresee such an
amount of new users, request that the number is increased either
temporarily, either permanently

You would need to ask the communities permission for that however
first. And it is a waiting whether the devs will do this.

BR, Lodewijk

2007/6/13, Platonides <Platonides op gmail.com>:
> Ragib Hasan wrote:
> > Yes, that's exactly the problem ... with help from Bangladesh Open
> > Source Network, we are conducting FOSS camps all around the country,
> > and a session is dedicated to Wikipedia, where we talk about the
> > philosophy, and the newbies have a hands-on experience on creating
> > accounts, logging in, and editing articles. So, definitely we need a
> > workaround. There is a huge potential of editors coming from the 150
> > million population of Bangladesh ...  we need to help new users by all
> > means to get them started. If we just show them a canned demo of an
> > admin going in and creating an account for them, that won't help them
> > spreading the word to other people (non-attendees, friends etc) .
> >
> > I'd love to have a solution to this, as we have more FOSS/Wikicamps
> > scheduled in the coming months.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Ragib
> You could give them the userlogin screen from a logged sysop. It only
> differs in having the username/dicussion/preferences... bar on the  top
> instead of Register, and having the username prefilled.
> You can hide those details with JavaScript, handling them a fake
> unlogged status to create their account.
> PS: make sure they don't do bad things with that account. You may also
> want to remove the extra tabs with CSS.
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