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What does parameter $3 indicate in these messages? Is this a username?

Guycn2 · 18:46, 6 September 2016

The documentation for both messages say that $3 is "the affected page":

Macofe (talk)02:38, 8 September 2016

I've read the documentation, but yet I did not understand what $3 indicates. What does “the affected page” mean in this case?

Guycn2 · 20:59, 8 September 2016

My understanding is that “the affected page” is the page that was previously globaly blocked.

Macofe (talk)11:05, 12 September 2016

I don't understand the word “page”. Since when PAGES are blocked? Shouldn't it be "the affected USER" instead?

Guycn2 · 18:14, 12 September 2016
 
 
 

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I think $3 means the IP or CIDR being locally whitelisted or de-whitelisted.

MarcoAurelio (talk)14:09, 22 November 2016

I did some testing at <https://es.wikibooks.org/wiki/Especial:Registro/gblblock>. Indeed $3 seems to be User:<blockedIP/blockedrange> being whitelisted. I'll update the docs.

MarcoAurelio (talk)14:15, 22 November 2016

The problem comes from Template:Logentry which has hardcoded settings. It's not something we can change from gerrit unless we rewrite the entire message. Maybe we can amend the template so it is more customizable. Ping @Nemo bis and Nikerabbit:.

MarcoAurelio (talk)14:19, 22 November 2016