Jun 3 2020
I agree with Addshore: the abuse filter's performance should not be hindered by this kind of "namespace" protection. $wgNamespaceProtection is what's needed here.
Nov 16 2019
Sep 12 2019
Actually, it's different from that.
Jul 7 2019
I oppose this, due to RhinosF1's recent sockpuppetry both on-wiki and on IRC. He is currently globally banned from all Wikimedia IRC channels.
Oct 11 2018
The problem seems to have indeed gone away overnight. But see #wikimedia-tech logs from around 8-9 UTC.
Apr 17 2017
Dec 7 2015
Jun 11 2015
If possible, I request that this feature request be withdrawn ("WONTFIX"'d) as a significant number of ISPs break this convention, especially for VPS and dedicated server providers.