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Update edit permissions for Governance wiki
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Modify edit rights on Governance wiki to restrict editing on main namespace and prepare to allow for SUL account editing on talk pages, translations, and user pages.

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Has someone actually agreed to do the work to link foundationwiki with SUL?

Has someone actually agreed to do the work to link foundationwiki with SUL?

@Krenair: @Jdforrester-WMF is looking into it at T205347 at the request of @JAufrecht.

Varnent triaged this task as Medium priority.Oct 19 2018, 5:46 PM

Change 472604 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jforrester; owner: Jforrester):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] [Governance wiki] Move edit rights from users to 'editor' users

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/472604

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Change 472604 abandoned by Urbanecm:

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] [Governance wiki] Move edit rights from users to 'editor' users

Reason:

reflecting reality, will be superseded by my own patches

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/472604

Change 717437 had a related patch set uploaded (by Urbanecm; author: Urbanecm):

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] foundationwiki: Restrict editing of sensitive namespaces to `editor` group

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/717437

Change 717497 had a related patch set uploaded (by Urbanecm; author: Urbanecm):

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] foundationwiki: Restrict uploading to editor group

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/717497

Change 717437 merged by jenkins-bot:

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] foundationwiki: Restrict editing of sensitive namespaces to `editor` group

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/717437

Change 717497 merged by jenkins-bot:

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] foundationwiki: Restrict uploading to editor group

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/717497

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2021-10-19T18:17:56Z] <urbanecm@deploy1002> Synchronized wmf-config/InitialiseSettings.php: 1476a2d93: dd8393c1a0: foundationwiki: Restrict sensitive namespaces to editor group (T205350) (duration: 01m 03s)

Done: @Varnent gave the go-ahead for the restriction, so I just did it.