2009/1/16 David Lubkin <admin(a)unreasonable.com>
I'm an ancient UNIX hand and I've been
wrangling DBs for even
longer, but am new to MediaWiki. So I know how to accomplish
what I want to do, but not what ways go with the flow.
I have content in other formats that I'm importing as articles and
sections. The original authors of that content will be users in the
wiki. I want the author in the MW database for an edit I'm importing
to be the original author, not the sysop, a bot, or 0.
Occasionally, I may need to edit as someone else, e.g., so that
~~~~ expands to them, not me.
I'm a MW beginner as well, but AFAIK the ~~~~ is converted to text upon
save, so you could just enter the actual result-text immediately as well (if
you know the author, you can also know the user name/nickname that replaces
@@ // \\ "De Chelonian Mobile"
(_,\/ \_/ \ TortoiseSVN
\ \_/_\_/> The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
/_/ \_\ http://tortoisesvn.net