My sites have Apache web servers that support authentication through
MIT Kerberos (using mod-auth-kerb). If my users have MediaWiki login
names that match their Kerberos principal names, is it possible to set
up Kerberos authentication for their MediaWiki accounts?
at Wikimania, we set the ground for a new MediaWiki User Group called "Wiki Co-op". It's aim is to advocate the needs of all users of MediaWiki. It especially targets use of MediaWiki outside the Wikimedia Foundation .
There will be an online meeting on Friday, 22th August, at 6pm UTC. Communication channels can be found on the Wiki Co-op page . The purpose of this meeting will be to finalize the mission statement so that we can request recognition from the Affiliations Committee.
Anyone who is interested in participating in this group is invited to join the meeting (and, of course, the group). If you have other comments and feedback, please feel free to share on the group's discussion page .
Markus (mglaser) and Mark (hexmode)
We are reconsidering our strategy for archiving outdated pages on ArchWiki ,
see  for the full discussion if interested. Currently, we don't do any
archiving, we simply delete obsolete pages (after being flagged with
'Template:Out of date' or 'Template:Deletion' for some time of course).
I would like to ask a question regarding one of the suggestions, which is to
make Special:Undelete  available for everybody (by assigning
'deletedhistory', 'deletedtext' and 'browsearchive' rights to all groups). This
is the most simple, but also most controversial way to solve our problem. The
main question is regarding security, because obviously this feature is intended
for administrators only.
The only bad implication we could think of is if somebody creates a defamatory
page and we delete it, we wouldn't be able to prevent anyone from linking to
the deleted revision(s) and thus exposing the wiki to possible legal
consequences. However, the same attack could be carried out on an already
existing useful article, and the same fix could be used in both cases, i.e.
using the RevisionDelete  feature.
We would also appreciate any other comments on why this is a good/bad idea,
suggestions of another archiving solution etc.
Lahwaacz (ArchWiki admin)
>Why can't you install it via the web installer?
>Can you post what the script path setting is in your local settings file?
It was originally:
$wgScriptPath = "wiki";
But with more awake eyes, I changed it to "/Exec/wiki" and it did the