> Message: 3
> Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2010 13:33:20 +0100
> From: Sylvain Leroux <sylvain(a)chicoree.fr>
> Subject: [Wikitech-l] Managing group of pages in white-list
> To: Wikimedia developers <wikitech-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org>
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> For a private wiki, I had the request to add groups of pages to the white-list.
> Contributors will regularly add (and possibly delete) pages in those groups. So
> manually editing $wgWhitelistRead appears to be a maintenance nightmare.
> So, is there a way to add regexp or namespace (or any other "collection" of
> pages) in $wgWhitelistRead?
> If not (as I think), is there a hook I could use to patch the white-list validation?
> Thanks in advance for your answers,
> Sylvain Leroux
I was involved with a wiki that had similar needs. I made a small
little extension to whitelist a namespace -
it might be useful to you.