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Bug 5200 - Add optional expiry time to protection form
Add optional expiry time to protection form
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 4133
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-03-07 23:04 UTC by Jesse (Pathoschild)
Modified: 2006-03-07 23:55 UTC (History)
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Description Jesse (Pathoschild) 2006-03-07 23:04:06 UTC
The ability to set an expiry time for protection would negate many of the
protect-and-run problems wikis tend to experience. This is particularly true for
time-sensitive situations, such as the semi-protection of a talk page belonging
to a temporarily blocked IP. The protection should be lifted as soon as the
block is lifted, but this is often not the case as it's difficult to keep track
of such protections. 

This is resolved by adding the option to protect a page for, say, 24 hours to
coincide with an IP's unblocking.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-03-07 23:55:56 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4133 ***

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