[Mediawiki-l] Removing a custom namespace?
Platonides at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 00:32:26 UTC 2011
Daniel Barrett wrote:
> What is the safest way to remove a custom namespace after all its articles have been deleted? If we just remove it from $wgExtraNamespaces, there will still be database entries (e.g., in the archive table) that reference the old namespace number, and I don't know if this will cause problems or not.
> The official documentation isn't much help:
> In the worst case, we can rename the namespace to "OBSOLETE" and make it read-only, or play tricks with Apache redirects, etc., but I'd prefer something cleaner. Thanks.
It shouldn't matter having those inaccessible entries, but if it bothers
you, you can change that namespace number for the name of another,
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