|This is the username used by the maintenance script |
The script is part of MediaWiki; it updates MediaWiki interface messages to be equal to the MediaWiki default. It is not a bot and is unaffected by blocks.
The script has two modes of operation:
If the MediaWiki default account name does not exist, edits made by this script have a user ID of zero so they are treated as anonymous edits in the page history, with a link to the user contributions instead of the user page.
The same username is also used by the MediaWiki installer. Installing MediaWiki has the same effect as
If there is a problem with the text of the default messages, please file a bug report at https://phabricator.miraheze.org. Requests to start or stop the script should be made to the #miraheze channel on irc.freenode.net.