[Foundation-l] Wikinews - not so much a state of the wiki

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 16:34:58 UTC 2007

On 06/12/2007, Brion Vibber <brion at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Thomas Dalton wrote:
> >> Doesn't MediaWiki allow access control per namespace?
> >
> > By default, no.
> Actually, yes. I don't know how much I'd trust it for limited *read*
> access, but it probably works. Mostly. :)

Really? How? The only per namespace restrictions I know of is
$wgNamespaceProtection or whatever it's called, but AFAIK, that just
stops editing, not reading.

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