[Mediawiki-l] Editing special pages / Upload additional file types

zach bass geek at bassten.net
Thu Feb 16 02:02:51 UTC 2006

Thanks, that answered a couple of my questions, not sure how I missed it. 
However, I didn't see any mention of editing special pages.  Am I missing
something obvious? Again, my question was:

1.  Is it possible to edit special pages?  It looks like the text for
special pages is stored in the database and is non-editable binary data,
and that these database fields are populated from the file
./languages/Language.php, but changing the text in this file has no
effect--is this data just imported to the database when the Wiki is first
set up?  Is there any way to pull in new changes from this file?

> zach bass wrote:
>> Hi, I'm somewhat of a n00b to MediaWiki administration and have a couple
>> questions.  Apologies if these have been answered before, but I checked
>> the list archives and web and haven't been able to find clear answers.
> I believe your questions are answered in the FAQ:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_FAQ
> -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)
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