On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Laurentius <laurentius.wiki(a)gmail.com>
Il giorno gio, 05/11/2015 alle 18.35 +0100, Quim Gil
Superprotect  was introduced by the Wikimedia
Foundation to resolve
product development disagreement. We have not used it for resolving a
dispute since. Consequently, today we are removing Superprotect from
This is great news!
Just to understand, is it still present in MediaWiki but not active on
Wikimedia sites or it not in the MediaWiki code anymore?
There is no code specific to "superprotect"; it's the exact same MediaWiki
permissions/protection system that lets users in the 'sysop' group override
the ability of anonymous or regular users to edit particular pages.
Technically nothing has changed -- particular protection levels can be
added and removed via configuration at any time if they are needed.
In other words -- ignore the superprotect red herring! Please look at the
documentation of the product process and give feedback on that, it's much,
MUCH more important: