On Fri, 25 Mar 2005 11:38:27 +0300, Marc Colbeck <marc(a)colbeck.ca> wrote:
I'm interested in chatting with someone who has
set up a wiki site.
The MediaWiki mailing list is best for this, since that is aimed at
people using MediaWiki on their own sites. See
<http://mail.wikipedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-l> to subscribe.
I don't know a lot about how to get the
software onto a server, how to work at the administrative level with it (ie
creating pages, etc) and how much time/work is involved.
There are a lot of wiki hosting companies that would do this for you.
There's a list at
I'd like to get back to my dream of a website by
paramedics for paramedics.
The wiki software looks just perfect
for that, however, I wouldn't mind being able to have some banner ads to
help cover server costs.
You can download the software from <http://mediawiki.org> and
customize the skin to add adverts if you want since it is open source.
However, I would recommend that you consider putting your content at
Wikibooks instead. There are already a number of medical books at
<http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Emergency_Medicine> for example.