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add namespace restrictions to meta=siteinfo
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It would be good to find a way to provide namespace restrictions ([[mw:Manual:$wgNamespaceProtection]]) with "meta=siteinfo" module,

  • in a new "siprop" parameter
  • or in already existent "siprop=namespaces" module.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 3:47 AM
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Please provide a usecase because I cannot guess why "it would be good". Thanks!

User scripts or gadget could need this information to know if a user can or cannot edit a page depending on its namespace.

I think to LiveRC gadget, for example ([[fr:Wikipédia:LiveRC/Sources]]).

It is as probably as reavelant as "case" or "subpages" attributes already provided with "meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces"

Change 533337 had a related patch set uploaded (by DannyS712; owner: DannyS712):
[mediawiki/core@master] Add namespace restrictions to meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces API result

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/533337

Change 533337 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/core@master] Add namespace restrictions to meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces API result

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/533337