[Mediawiki-l] Conflict with extension developers in reservation of custom namespaces

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 21:52:16 UTC 2011


Daniel Friesen wrote:
> And I'd like to point out that every one of the extensions currently
> listed inside that area provides config to use different namespace
> numbers. So you should have no conflict worries.

Maybe we should provide a way to generate namespaces for extensions.
The simplest way, using a global which is updated by each extension 
reserving a namespace is too fragile, but maybe we could produce 
something similar to ftok(3) to derive a free namespace number.





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