[Wikimedia-l] Only IP editing allowed on Wikipedia

Maryana Pinchuk mpinchuk at wikimedia.org
Mon Apr 30 16:13:34 UTC 2012

> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 1:33 AM, WereSpielChequers
> <werespielchequers at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi can anyone point me to a write up of the the test plan for this
> > morning's experiment on Wikipedia? Having been logged off about ten times
> > I've worked out that you get logged out the first two times you change
> page.
> >
> > It will be interesting to see how many editors revert to IP editing.
> >
> > WSC

Erm, not any experiment I know of! I believe it's a server issue, but I'll
wait for ops to chime in.


> I haven't been logged out, but very few of my edits are saving first
> time -- I keep getting the "session expired" message, even when I've
> only been on the page for a minute or so.  And editing has been
> painfully slow.
> Lots of discussion about it at the PUMP --
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Village_pump_%28technical%29&oldid=489919998#Loss_of_session_data_and_slowness_issues
> It seems to have started for some people on April 10th. I've been
> noticing the slow speed for a couple of days, and since yesterday the
> difficulty saving.
> Sarah
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Maryana Pinchuk
Community Organizer, Wikimedia Foundation

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