Summary: Wrong email notification on user rights change
           Product: MediaWiki
           Version: wikimedia-deployment
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: Normal
         Component: Email

I recently was added to the Coder group on (username: tbleher). correctly says

15:42, 23 January 2011 Reedy (Talk | contribs) changed group membership for
User:Tbleher from (none) to Coders ‎ (Has commit access)

RecentChanges shows the same line.

The email notification I received was however entirely different:

Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 15:45:17 +0000
From: WikiAdmin <>
Subject: MediaWiki page User:Tbleher has been created by Reedy
To: Tbleher <>                             
Reply-To: reply@not.possible

Dear Tbleher,

the MediaWiki page User:Tbleher has been created on 23 January 2011 by
Reedy, see for the current

This is a new page.                                                

Editor's summary: Has commit access                                 

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There will be no other notifications in case of further changes unless
you visit this page. You could also reset the notification flags for all
your watched pages on your watchlist.

             Your friendly MediaWiki notification system

To change your watchlist settings, visit

Feedback and further assistance

My user page is on my watchlist, but it hasn't changed since its creation on 
10 January 2008

So somehow the email text message got mixed up.

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