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Proposal:Universal login eligibility by default

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This would ensure all future registrants are eligible for a universal login.


A new feature for the WikiMedia websites would ensure all future registrants of WikiMedia or its sister sites are eligible for a universal login.

When a username is checked for availability during registration, all wikis would be checked, and if any wiki already had a user with that name, the name would be disallowed. Bob the Wikipedian 18:57, 13 August 2009 (UTC)

Clarification: This would not create a universal login; it would only ensure that at a later date the user will still be eligible for a universal login. Bob the Wikipedian 05:13, 14 August 2009 (UTC)


This would serve as a great means for both ensuring the eligibility for universal login preventing impostors as well.

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Would increase the strain on the servers as users register.


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