[Mediawiki-l] use of the 'Help:' namespace

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 07:20:16 UTC 2006

If/when we get round to adding in a mechanism for populating the Help
namespace (and some content to go with it), I expect we'll be adding
in the usual checks to ensure that pages don't exist, or if so, that
the last editor was "MediaWiki default", prior to changing things.

Rob Church

On 23/02/06, Roger Chrisman <roger at rogerchrisman.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am creating site Help pages in my Mediawiki v1.5.6's 'Help:'
> namespace.
> I could put my Help pages under my 'Projectname:' namespace but I like
> them in the more intuitive 'Help' namespace.  Is that a *bad* idea?
> **I am worried** that future upgrades to Mediawiki may include their own
> 'Help:' files there that would collide with the ones I am making there
> now (when I upgrade).
> Anyone know if that is likely to ever really happen?
> Thanks!
> Roger :-)
> TESOLW.org (on Mediawiki v1.5.6)
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