[MediaWiki-l] About $wgEmailAuthentication set to false

[kgh] mediawiki at kghoffmeyer.de
Tue Jul 10 22:20:58 UTC 2018

Nobody with a clue, no?

Cheers Karsten

Am 21.06.2018 um 11:06 schrieb [[kgh]]:
> Heiya,
> I think that the docu to $wgEmailAuthentication was wrong so I changed
> it [0]. I have a wiki which was switched to  "false" as a setting and I
> still get notifications since the respective user preference options for
> email notifications are selected on special page "Preferences". I want
> to make sure that the docu is correct.
> Moreover all the related configuration parameters like e.g.
> $wgEnotifUserTalk state that they are being ignored if the setting to
> $wgEmailAuthentication is "false". I guess these need to be changed too?
> Alternatively it may be the case that the selection of a user via
> special page Preferences for the respective preference options override
> whatever one set via the respective configuration parameters. This would
> have to be noted too.
> I would like to sort this out properly. Thanks for your insights.
> Cheers,
> Karsten
> PS I believe that it makes sense to send notifications to emails if
> provided even if they were not authenticated in a second step. Probably
> you would not like to have this on a public wiki with high activity but
> this is another story.
> [0]
> https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Manual%3A%24wgEmailAuthentication&type=revision&diff=2811920&oldid=2148792
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