Re: Public wiki?

From: Ryan Lee <>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 15:42:29 -0500

Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 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.

The floodgates have reopened.

Are there other pages we feel should be protected? BadContent and
LocalBadContent are presently locked down, by necessity.

Ryan Lee       
W3C Research Engineer    +1.617.253.5327
Received on Mon Nov 21 2005 - 20:36:25 EST

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