Steven Walling <> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|REOPENED                    |RESOLVED
         Resolution|---                         |WONTFIX

--- Comment #4 from Steven Walling <> ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> Please stop closing bugs as wontfix when the consensus is clearly against
> you.
> Common is not the same thing as good, the default expiry also defies
> expectation because it's expiring, and we normally do try to support edge
> cases. If a user wants to know if they're going to have to log in again the
> next time, we should not be labelling the checkbox in a way that may not
> answer
> the question accurately. I hope this helps clarify things.

Bugs don't operate on majority rule. We specifically removed the time expiry
during the login redesign for many of the reasons I outlined. We're not going
to put it back. 

Building interface defaults to support edge cases is terrible terrible
practice. It's part of the reason we have so much configuration and preference
bloat in MediaWiki.

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