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Month: August 2006

Wiki down!

The wikis are down! Wikis are up!This post will be updated with news when there is news. Walter Friday 18 August 2006 – 17:53 UTCrouter problem – some parts of the world can see it, some can’t. Estimated uptime: Don’t ask – update 17:58 UTCHosting...

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Wikizine – number: 38

Acknowledgement, a small webhoster, supports Wikizine by granting a free account upgrade to match it bandwidth needs. The WMF provides Wikizine with a free mailing list. Thank You. Technical news [CORRECTION] – in the previous...

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Wikizine – number: 37

Technical news [Stable version] – the German language Wikipedia will soon (how soon is not known yet) enable a new function on there wiki to support “stable versions” as an experiment. This should increase the quality of the articles. And also make the wiki more open to edit because the visitor will see the version with the stable-status. So vandalism on the unstable version will not be a problem from the point of view of the visitor. [MediaWiki] will also be developed by full-time employees of the private organizations (the company of Jimbo) and This should increase strongly the development of MediaWiki. A new component to MediaWiki is expected to make “wysiwyg”-editing possible. This means that you will have an editbox that looks like the compose window of Hotmail or Gmail with options the edit a page without to see all the sourcetext with all the code. There is hope that this will lower the barrier for new people to work on the projects. – with a picture how it will (possibly) look like [Update] about single-user login. The one login for all projects is coming soon. But will probably be delayed until after the board election. When there are several users with the the same username on different wikis the user with the most edits will keep his username, the others will need...

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Wikimania 2006 Online

Wikimedia2006 is over. What left is are recordings who will probaly been added for several days to come. See on the archive page on the Wikimania wiki for these.Updated: 2006-08-09 09:15 UTC-0 Wikimania program schedule – The Wikimaina2006-blog –...

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Wikizine – number: 36 Extra

Wikimania 2006 OnlineIt is now almost so far. The main Wikimedia event of the year; Wikimania 2006.(View countdown until Wikimania )From this Friday until Sunday in Cambrige, Massachusetts, USA Wikimedians fromall around the world will meet. And...

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