[Mediawiki-l] become user as admin

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 16:50:18 UTC 2010

Florian Effenberger wrote:
> Hello,
> for a wiki I administer, it's sometimes desirable for admins to work
> as another user, either by
> - "becoming" the user without having to manually login (sudo-like behaviour),
> - or manually changing the username in the page history on newly
> created or modified pages
> so it looks like another user edited the page rather than the admin.
> I wasn't able to find an extension that does so. Is that possible with
> MediaWiki?
> Thanks
> Florian

No. Why would you want to do it?

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