Google and wikis (was Re: [Mediawiki-l] logo only shows up on some pages)

Joe Siegler dopefish at
Sat Feb 11 17:43:23 UTC 2006

On 2/10/06, Martin Jambon <martin_jambon at> wrote:

> > Side note: I'm new to MediaWiki, but I'm having a really hard time
> > googling for help. If I include "MediaWiki" in the search string, the
> > results seem to return every third wiki out there, rather than help
> > about MediaWiki. Any tips there?
> I also noticed serious flaws in the Google results when searching for some
> wikis. Google seems to have problems with the "wiki" keyword:

I signed up for this list awhile back, and I just route all the msgs
in Gmail to archived - I have everything that's been sent since I
signed up, it's a little over 1,000 msgs.  Given Gmail's huge amount
of storage, it's no problem to keep them all - a personal Wiki
database of sorts.   I can search in Gmail over all the recent

This isn't a perfect solution, and it won't help you for things in the
past (or right now), but if you let it build up enough over time, you
just might have what you want in Gmail.

Joe Siegler
dopefish at - John 3:16

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