[Mediawiki-l] using real name in history pages..

Andrew Naismith andrew.naismith at adelaide.edu.au
Fri Oct 6 12:52:02 UTC 2006


Nope, won't work for us as we use our organisation's LDAP for authentication,
changing usernames is not an option unfortunately.

thanks
Andrew


Quoting Hugh Prior <mediawiki at localpin.com>:

> Why don't you just implement a convention that people's usernames ARE there
> real names, e.g. "andrew.naismith" would be your userid.
>
> "Andrew Naismith" <andrew.naismith at adelaide.edu.au>
> wrote in message news:4525E1C0.5010709 at adelaide.edu.au...
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there an easy way to force the use of a users "real name", instead of
> >  their username in the history pages. The credit blocks seem to use the
> > real name if it's set.
> >
> > We'd like to hide usernames completely...
> >
> > thanks
> > Andrew
>
>
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