Website maintenance volunteers?

JoJo jojo onetwojojo at
Fri Nov 30 04:09:36 PST 2007

Hi All

I agree with Bryce here Mediawiki is _the_ way to go.

and about git updating a page under ikiwiki, seriously ;-0....
(you might was well just put the website home directory under git)

& dont worry too much about spam, in this signal to noise race,
try improving the signal.


On 11/29/07, Bryce Harrington <bryce at> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 08:38:51PM +0200, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > Hi,
> > As you may have noticed, our website is pretty crap.  I had fairly grand
> > plans to fix it, but the current spam influx with Moin has drained any
> > will I had to work on it, and realistically, I'm overcommitted anyway.
> >
> > So, does anyone want to work on the website? It looks like an ideal
> > solution will involve moving away from Moin, as well as properly
> > namespacing a lot of stuff, cleaning everything up, doing a tiny bit of
> > design work to make it look good, and generally making it something
> > people will want to work with to improve, rather than just battle
> > against.
> Would mediawiki be an option?  I set up mediawiki for Inkscape
> ( which has turned out quite nicely.
> We had some spam issues at first, but I tightened up the settings and
> installed a couple spam plugins, and we've not really had any issues
> since (see RecentChanges).  I added a few moderators who take care of
> the oddball stuff that slips through, but otherwise it's been
> maintenance-free for me.  It's also proven to be quite ameniable to
> theming.  There seems to be quite a bit of experienced mediawiki users
> out there to make good use of its features, too.
> Anyway, my time's also pretty limited, but I've set up many mediawiki's,
> and I think this is something that'd pay off well - I'm frequently
> looking for info that *ought* to be on but isn't.  :-)
> Bryce
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