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

Daniel Friesen lists at nadir-seen-fire.com
Fri Sep 23 22:03:40 UTC 2011

On 11-09-23 02:52 PM, Platonides wrote:
> 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.
^_^ I said that 3 years ago, and I say it again now.


~Daniel Friesen (Dantman, Nadir-Seen-Fire) [http://daniel.friesen.name]

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