[Mediawiki-l] User rights management limited to users you create?

Jean-Lou Dupont jeanlou.dupont at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 13:42:57 UTC 2007

There is also Hierarchical Namespace Permissions 
extension which enables the use of 'wildcards' to partition permissions 
in namespaces.

Katharina Wolkwitz wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Jim Hu schrieb:
>> I've started working on this, and it's morphing into a more general  
>> replacement for UserRights.  The basic idea is that I'm going to make  
>> it so that the Special Page works on lists of users rather than on  
>> one user at a time, and  I'm going to use checkboxes for the groups  
>> instead of the menu.
> I think it's a great and worthy idea. :-)
>> At least that's the plan... we'll see if I can actually do it!  If  
>> anyone has suggestions, please reply.  And if any subset of this does  
>> already exist, please let me know!!!!
> I'm sure that you're already aware of it, but on the off-chance that not, have a
> look at http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Group_Based_Access_Control -
> this extension offers a way to make pages accessible to certain groups only.
> One suggestion/wish - it would be great, if only those pages that are accessible
> to a user were to show up as search-results. :-)
> Good luck with the new UserRights-functionality!
> Greetings
> Katharina
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