[Mediawiki-l] Access restrictions

Robin Faichney robin at robinfaichney.org
Tue Jan 9 19:44:26 UTC 2007

Monday, January 8, 2007, 8:16:37 PM, Ittay wrote:

> Robin Faichney wrote:
>> Hope this isn't off-topic here.
>> I prefer playing with things to reading documentation, but I can't
>> play with mediawiki just now for reasons given in another thread, so
>> I've been looking at the docs and it seems it might be difficult to
>> get it to do what I want.
>> That is: have a site a bit like a blog, in that anonymous users can
>> read anything, people can comment on articles (ie add to talk pages)
>> -- though maybe requiring registration/login -- but nobody can edit
>> articles except the owner. I found the Preventing Access page on Meta
>> but that doesn't seem to cover my case. I'm willing to copy hacks
>> that others have developed and tested but not to do experimental
>> hacking myself. Do I need to look elsewhere for this functionality?

> check the talkright extension.

Will do.

> also, i posted code that lets users easily post comments (instead
> of editing the discussion page). search for the 'discussions questions' thread

There's just 2 messages in that thread in the archives, a question
from you and an answer from Rob Church.

I'll have a look at the code you posted here. Thanks very much.

Robin Faichney
The Invisible Eye on Consciousness

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