[Foundation-l] Adminship tools on Commons

Gary Kirk gary.kirk at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 21:46:47 UTC 2007

Any specific permission that make up 'sysop' can, in MediaWiki, be
given, but this is for each community to decide. The English
Wikipedia, for example, rejected a proposal to give trusted editors
'the rollback button' in an RfA-like process.

On 14/04/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Just offtopic, but isn't this possible in MediaWiki? To have a user
> > group that can edit protected pages but not do deletions and related
> > stuff?
> It's possible, yes, it involves a fairly quick edit to the
> LocalSettings.php file for the wiki in question. There has never been
> a consensus to do so on any wikimedia wiki that I'm aware of, but it
> can definitely be done.
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Gary Kirk

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