[Mediawiki-l] page protection through encryption?
fdg001 at gmx.net
Wed Aug 15 10:16:36 UTC 2007
As we know, one of the most commonly requested features is per-page
protection / ACLs.
That's obviously problematic because MW was never designed for this.
However, what if the respective wiki page's contents were en- and
As far as I can tell, that would circumvent the most common problems
(like transclusion workarounds).
(I just had this idea when looking at the TiddlerEncryptionPlugin for
TiddlyWiki - so it might not be well thought through!?)
 Relying on client-side functionality would be somewhat problematic,
obviously - but not really a huge issue, especially if it only affects a
few sensitive pages. Plus in corporate intranets, where per-page
restrictions are probably needed most, there should be a pretty
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