[Foundation-l] Fwd: New Semi-Wikipedia Project proposal: WikiTimeLine

Husky huskyr at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 23:15:00 UTC 2008

I don't know if this has been mentioned yet somewhere, but in terms of
the interface a *very* good example on how to implement a cool
timeline on the web is the SIMILE project by the MIT


It's open source (BSD-licensed) as well.

-- Hay / Husky

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 12:34 AM, Michael Bimmler <mbimmler at gmail.com> wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>  From: M Sz <echalone at hotmail.com>
>  Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 12:28 AM
>  Subject: New Semi-Wikipedia Project proposal: WikiTimeLine
>  To: foundation-l-owner at lists.wikimedia.org
>  Hello!
>  Here is a new proposal for a Semi-Wikipedia Project: The adding of Beginning
>  and End date of events and persons to the wikipedia articles through
>  template parameters. This template would generate an external link to
>  WikiTimeLine.net which would add a timeline of this event or person to the
>  timeline-display of WikiTimeLine.
>  More Information at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiTimeLine.net
>  or http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposals_for_new_projects#WikiTimeLine where
>  you can also state your support.
>  How such a timeline could look like can be seen at
>  http://www.wikitimescale.org
>  but the functionallity is completly different. For more information on
>  differences see the project page on MetaWiki mentioned above.
>  greetings,
>  DontPanic
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