Thank you Asaf for the privilege;)
PS: David email me your preferred username.
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:10 PM, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Oh, one crucial additional step:
> 8. after creating the account, go to
> http://wikimedia.or.ke/Special:UserRights, type in the user name you just
> created and click Edit User Groups, then check the checkbox "enabled".
> This is required to let the user have write access to the wiki.
> I just reviewed all existing accounts and found some of them were not
> enabled. So if you couldn't edit the wiki previously, you should now be
> able to.
> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> Hi, folks.
>> Back when we created the wiki <http://wikimedia.or.ke/> for the future
>> Wikimedia Kenya, we set Abbas and me as "bureaucrats" (meaning users with
>> administrative privileges -- among which, the ability to create users in
>> this closed wiki), just as a starting default.
>> I have now made those of you who have been active on the wiki in the past
>> 30 days "bureaucrats" on the wiki as well, so that requests for new users
>> don't need to depend on Abbas and me. The new bureaucrats are: Oscar
>> Limoke, Stephen Wanjau, Oliver Stegen (Baba Tabita) and Alex Wafula.
>> If you feel anyone else needs bureaucrat access, let me know (or ask one
>> of the new bureaucrats! :)).
>> However, as Spider-Man's uncle said: "With great power comes great
>> responsibility" -- so please don't fool around with the many things
>> bureaucrats can do, to avoid creating unnecessary work.
>> As a reminder, the way for bureaucrats to create new users for other
>> people is:
>> 1. Get the new user's e-mail, and let them pick their desired username.
>> 2. Log in to wikimedia.or.ke with your own account
>> 3. Under "Toolbox" in the left sidebar, pick "Special Pages"
>> 4. Click "Log in / Create account"
>> 5. Click the "Create an account" link
>> 6. Type in the user's desired username and e-mail. DO NOT type in
>> anything for the password.
>> 7. Click the "by e-mail" button, NOT the "create account" button.
>> An e-mail will be sent to the new user's address, with a link to complete
>> the registration. Then the new user can pick their own password, and the
>> world is at peace.
>> P.S. I have created an account for Sarah Osano at her request. This is
>> as good an opportunity to ask one of the bureaucrats for an account on the
>> WMKE wiki, if you don't already have one! Be sure to specify the username
>> you want.
>> Asaf Bartov
>> Wikimedia Foundation
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