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Bug 6178 - Provide system message when editing the talk page of a protected page
Provide system message when editing the talk page of a protected page
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest enhancement (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: 2006-06-03 02:14 UTC by SJ
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description SJ 2006-06-03 02:14:20 UTC
Update the "this page is protected from editing" message one gets when viewing the source of a protected page.  make it friendlier, again linking to where one *can* suggest changes and explaining this in postive rather than negative terms.  Add a separate "this is the talk page of a protected page" message for the talk pages of protected pages, noting that discussions can continue to take place there.  Add yet another message for talk pages that are themselves protected.

Ingredients:
* Updated Mediawiki message
* 2 new Mediawiki messages (
*- one for talk pages of protected pages
*- one for talk pages that are protected... linking ideally to some other suitable [generic] place to comment.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-06-03 03:05:48 UTC
Edit as appropriate for your wiki's community.
Comment 2 SJ 2006-06-19 04:21:34 UTC
NB: This bug suggests 2 new MediaWiki messages -- messages which don't currently
exist and so cannot be edited as appropriate for the local community -- and a
change to the default of 1 existing message.
Comment 3 Aaron Schulz 2007-04-24 02:59:16 UTC
*sigh*, this is just another db query, and if it has to check cascading
protection then its even worse off (we don't even want to do that on a page on
view). And if we do this for talk pages (cascading too), then we have to for the
page itself so as not to be inconsistant.

I am leaning towards wontfix on this one.
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2007-04-26 18:34:40 UTC
Doesn't seem particularly necessary.

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