[Mediawiki-l] Test wiki for posting more complex questions to this list?

Schuyler Thompson thekid7590 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 14:46:32 UTC 2007


Perhaps we could set one up on Wikia?

On 1/31/07, Kelly Jones <kelly.terry.jones at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks, Emufarmers. I don't own wiki.lspace.org, I'm just a user. I
> don't really own any wikis or server space. I tried setting up a
> MediaWiki on awardspace.com (free webspace like geocities/tripod/etc),
> but it's so slow + works so poorly that I can't really use it for
> testing.
>
> Thanks also to Ittay for answering my earlier "Annotating a protected
> document on a per-user, per-section basis" question. Since I don't own
> wiki.lspace.org, I can't install my own extensions. The wiki owner
> might install any "standard" extension on request, but probably won't
> install anything experimental.
>
> --
> We're just a Bunch Of Regular Guys, a collective group that's trying
> to understand and assimilate technology. We feel that resistance to
> new ideas and technology is unwise and ultimately futile.
>
> On 1/30/07, Emufarmers Sangly <emufarmers at gmail.com> wrote:
> > You could set up such a test wiki pretty easily: Just set it up on a
> > separate webspace from your main one (testwiki.lspace.org, or whatever),
> and
> > add:
> > $wgGroupPermissions['user']['protect'] = true;
> > To LocalSettings.php.  Then users could protect and unprotect pages when
> > logged in, and log out to see how they would be without the protection
> > permission.
> >
> > On 1/30/07, Kelly Jones <kelly.terry.jones at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Thanks to everyone who's been helping.
> > >
> > > As I get closer to my goal, I have some more complex questions
> > > regarding templates, protected pages, transclusions, pre-loading, etc.
> > >
> > > It would be really useful to have a "test wiki" I could point people
> > > to to show them what I've done so far, and why it doesn't work.
> > >
> > > Ideally, this would be one where any registered user could
> > > protect/unprotect pages (of course, giving any user the power to
> > > protect/unprotect pages makes protection meaningless, but this would
> > > be more to experiment with protected pages, not actually protect
> > > them).
> > >
> > > Is there such a "test wiki" out there?
> > >
> > > I realize I could create test pages and even templates on ANY wiki
> > > (even mediawiki.org or wikipedia.org), but it would be wrong to
>
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