[WikiEN-l] Blocking for article pages only?

Guy Chapman aka JzG guy.chapman at spamcop.net
Tue Jul 31 20:07:37 UTC 2007

On Wed, 1 Aug 2007 00:51:21 +0800, "John Lee" <johnleemk at gmail.com>

>This is one of the older ideas that's been drifting around WP for years.
>Trouble is, we don't have the developers to work on this problem. This isn't
>like policy; we can't be bold and write it. Oh, technically we can, except
>most of us lack the technical prowess to do it, and those who have it are
>already working on MediaWiki.

Can anyone point to a discussion on Bugzilla, I'd like to know what
the technical problem is.  Superficially the autoconfirm code would
seem to me to do much the same job, so I'd be interested to see why
it's hard to, as it were, manually un-autoconfirm specified
addresses and accounts.

Guy (JzG)

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