[Mediawiki-l] new wiki: two directories (akin to /w/ and /wiki/ on wikipedia and mediawiki)

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 22:57:20 UTC 2008

On 14/01/2008, A R <dobuwiki at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm going to install a new wiki soon.
> I know that Wikipedia and MediaWiki have some articles in a directory "wiki"
> and other pages in a directory "w". I've heard this helps with writing
> robots.txt, so I would like to know how to do this for my own wiki.
> How do I do this? Thank you.
> (Also, as a side note, is there any purpose for this practice other than
> robots.txt?)

See http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL

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