Re: Public wiki?

From: Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 17:01:12 -0500

Ryan Lee wrote:

>> I was also toying with the idea of installing WikiMedia instead of
>> MoinMoin.
> Are you looking to gain something in addition to its familiarity via
> Wikipedia?

No, not really.

>> nono, hosting is not the problem, it's actually already there
>> and it contains already a good amount of background even if most of
>> this stuff is now probably obsolete, or even just private to the
>> project (like meeting schedules and stuff like that).
>> I'll play around with wikimedia when I have a little time and see how
>> that works.
>> Ryan, suggestions?
> We do have two pages open to the public - account creation and the piggy
> bank demo page. I installed a content filter that's kept the page free
> of spam for the past twenty days. It's a blacklist, but it is kept up
> to date by the community on a fairly regular basis, and you can add to a
> local appendix yourself.
> Perhaps we can open up the whole wiki for a bit while keeping the
> blacklist pages locked down and see how it goes.

Sure, the simplest thing that can work. Why not.

Stefano Mazzocchi
Research Scientist                 Digital Libraries Research Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology            location: E25-131C
77 Massachusetts Ave                   telephone: +1 (617) 253-1096
Cambridge, MA  02139-4307              email: stefanom at mit . edu
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