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Google Code-in 2013 Wikimedia

Global oversighting a username ignores edit limits on hideuser blocks

completed by: Theo Patt

mentors: Kunal Mehta

The CentralAuth extension to MediaWiki software allows trusted users to easily hide a user account on all wikis in case of abusive account names.
Since this operation is expensive on the servers, there should be max edit count check before proceeding with the operation.
Please see the bug report for more information.
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