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Bug 1809 - Access Control List system
Access Control List system
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2035
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-04-03 17:38 UTC by soesXNEpa2LxehscfDe
Modified: 2005-06-25 00:22 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description soesXNEpa2LxehscfDe 2005-04-03 17:38:28 UTC
My only major issue against using MediaWiki is it's lack of an access control
system. I don't like to say "this wiki has it so you should too", so I'm not
going to, and nor is it in every wiki out there, but I find it extremely useful.
For each page, one can assign an access control list, that looks like this:

Read    Write
-------------
*       $
        !12.34.56.78
        !SomeUser
        34.21.12.123
        Sysops

An asterisk denotes all, a dollar denotes logged in users. A hashmark at the
start of a line signifies a comment, and an exclamation mark at the start of a
line signifies inversion, so that  it explicitly forbids anyone matching that
entry. IP addressed would also be usable as entries, as would usernames, and
probably special usergroups (such as Sysops).
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-06-25 00:22:58 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2035 ***

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