[Mediawiki-l] Protected titles howto?

Daniel Barrett danb at vistaprint.com
Sun Jun 1 13:44:09 UTC 2008

How do you enable MediaWiki's "native protection of nonexistent pages"
mentioned at:


I've searched meta and mediawiki.org but can't seem to find the

I thought it might involve the page MediaWiki:Titleblacklist, but when I
add entries, they don't seem to have an effect (1.13 alpha).  Also
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Special_page#Protected seems to imply
this system message is just an alternate method.


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