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Google Code-in 2014 Wikimedia Foundation

Build a test case for the Pywikibot library method APISite.protect

completed by: ☃ unicodesnowman

mentors: Fabian, John Vandenberg

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This task is to improve the code coverage (see ) of the Pywikibot library test suite by adding unit tests for the 'protect' functionality. Add unit tests which exercises the python method APISite.protect which uses the MediaWiki API , including protecting andunprotecting a page, with various options selected. Create bugs for any failures encountered. The Phabricator task is .

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