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