[Foundation-l] FYI: MediaWiki extensions developed by Brockhaus

Husky huskyr at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 22:49:53 UTC 2007

I'm wondering about the 'Computergenerierter Kontext'
(computer-generated contextual links). Is that simply an inline
version of Special:Whatlinkshere, or are they using something they
build themselves? Also, is there a list of major changes/enhancements
they made to mediawiki?

-- Hay Kranen / [[User:Husky]]

On 4/5/07, Mathias Schindler <mathias.schindler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> some of you might already know it from IRC or the news. The
> Bibliographisches Institut & F.A. Brockhaus AG, publishing some of the
> best-known general purpose encyclopedias in the German language has
> started a web site last year that contains the full text of the
> "Meyers Taschenlexikon", a paperback small-to-medium size reference
> work mostly aimed at students. lexikon.meyers.de is the url. In the
> first weeks of its existence, they "forgot" to mention that this site
> is running MediaWiki (stripped of any Wiki functions).
> In fall 2006, I met the CEO of the electronic/online department of
> Brockhaus during the book fair in Frankfurt on a discussion panel. He
> promised to release all the modifications they did to MediaWiki under
> the GPL. A few weeks ago, they set up an SVN server where they had
> published those modifications
> http://lexikon.meyers.de/meyers/Meyers-SVN
> The description says GPL 2.0.
> (didn't I mention this earlier on somewhere else? Sorry, if this is a dupe)
> Mathias
> _______________________________________________
> foundation-l mailing list
> foundation-l at lists.wikimedia.org
> http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-l

More information about the foundation-l mailing list