The assistant adds files unlocked, even when git-annex is otherwise configured to add them locked.

There are good reasons for that different behavior to be the default, but it would be worth having a config to override that.

Eg, when annex.assistant.honor.addunlocked is set, honor the annex.addunlocked configuration, which defaults to adding files locked. Or perhaps a better name would be annex.assistant.allowaddlocked.

See here for some motivating use cases