[Foundation-l] About writing on this list and, some news

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 12:48:18 UTC 2008

I have blogged about my presentation at the Wikimedia Conferentie Nederland;
The presentation is also available on Commons.. ;

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 9:42 AM, Gerard Meijssen
<gerard.meijssen at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hoi,
> In the thread started about the decline of mailing lists, it is written
> that many people are blogging instead. I am one of those who does exactly
> this. On one level I got frustrated about people stating that to much was
> written and, that because of my frequent contributions I "should" reduce
> what I had to say. For those who are interested in what people write on
> blogs, there are ways of following this in a reader.
> Some news.. news that is not only interesting to blog about ..
>    - I have learned that Steve Slevinsky has started work on an extension
>    that will enable SignWriting in a MediaWiki environment.. He has started a
>    Wiki where he is show casing his progress.
>    http://www.signpuddle.net/mediawiki/index.php/Main_Page
>    - I learned that Sourceforge gives the maintainers of a project the
>    choice to have a MediaWiki environment. I think this is yet another great
>    example of MediaWiki being used outside of the WMF.
>    - On the Wikimedia Conferentie Nederland i will give a presentation
>    about a Commons that supports search and categories in multiple languages.
>    We have a proof of concept project at http://commons.i-iter.org/ We are
>    looking for funding to make it ready for use at Commons. We do invite
>    comments and particularly developers. We have run our of budget to work on
>    this for the moment. The presentation will be available after the
>    conference.
> Thanks,
>        GerardM

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