Because half-fixes are easier than a full one?
Yes, it seems to be a matter of attitude.
If you provided a full fix (without breaking
anything), it would be
No one can provide a "full fix", especially without breaking anything,
without a community agreement and support of the idea.
Also, some of the gaps
have been closed (such as addtion of $wgNonIncludableNamespaces).
Yes. This was my starting point - there is definitely interest and work
in this direction, but there isn't even one solution which provides this
in a stable way without red warning text.
items, which management, for instance, does not want available
to everyone, while in preparation. It is not about things being secret.
Is it so
important that nothing can be discovered, then?
Getting a piece of text you weren't supposed to read on the search
summary isn't so bad if that is going to be published in a few days.
Of course, one can endlessly discuss this. It is simply nice to announce
things when ready and not have rumors spreading around and people asking
I never said MedaiWiki must address this issue. Just wanted to know how
far it is from solving it and what is the mood. The feeling I have is
that it is quite far and the mood is not very enthusiastic :)