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Please consolidate all team-related info here (todo, documentation, depenencies).
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==Welcome==
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This wiki serves many purposes including documentation, useful links, and team contacts. Suggestions have been made that would greatly expand the scope of the wiki. If you'd like to become officially involved or have any questions contact '''wiki (at) soylentnews.org'''. Also, if you are on IRC you can look for FunPika (who leads this team) or mrcoolbp.
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==Who we are==
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<section begin=whoarewe />
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{| class="wikitable" width="100%"
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!colspan="3"|'''[[Wiki|Wiki Team Main Page]]'''
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|-
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| style="width: 20%; background-color: #f2f2f2;"|
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'''nick'''
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| style="width: 40%; background-color: #f2f2f2;"|
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'''position'''
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| style="width: 40%; background-color: #f2f2f2;"|
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'''timezone'''
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|-
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| mrcoolbp
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| admin/bureaucrat
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| UTC-4 (EST/EDT)
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|-
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| cosurgi
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| bureaucrat/janitor
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| UTC+2
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|-
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|}
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<section end=whoarewe />
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=== Inactive ===
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'''Note: These are members of the wiki team who have lost their onwiki flags such as admin due to inactivity. If they return, they can receive their flags back by contacting any [[SoylentNews:Bureaucrats|bureaucrat]].'''
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{| class="wikitable" width="100%"
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!colspan="3"|Inactive Wiki Team members
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|-
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| style="width: 20%; background-color: #f2f2f2;"|
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'''nick'''
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| style="width: 40%; background-color: #f2f2f2;"|
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'''position'''
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| style="width: 40%; background-color: #f2f2f2;"|
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'''timezone'''
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|-
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| Cactus
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| admin/bureaucrat (demoted due to inactivity in September 2014)
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| ?
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|Sir Finkus
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|bureaucrat/janitor (retired, August 2017)
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|UTC-8
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|-
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| Yahwotqa
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| admin (demoted due to inactivity in March 2014)
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| ?
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|-
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| Sfm
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| admin (demoted due to inactivity in March 2014)
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| ?
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| FunPika
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| Leader (demoted due to inactivity)
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| ?
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|-
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|}
  
 
== Todo ==
 
== Todo ==
  
* Migrate anything useful from forums to wiki (in progress).
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*Find a way to categorize all of the pages on the wiki. See [[Special:UncategorizedCategories]], [[Special:UncategorizedFiles]], [[Special:UncategorizedPages]], and [[Special:UncategorizedTemplates]]. If anyone wants to help with this, copying the contents of [[User:FunPika/common.js]] to [[Special:MyPage/common.js]] will make it easier.
* Nuke forums from orbit.
 
* Install [[mediawikiwiki:Extension:Renameuser|Renameuser]] extension so a rename requested by [[User:Stderr dk|Stderr dk]] to "Stderr" can be completed.
 
* Enable uploads on the wiki so we don't have to rely on external links to Imgur, Photobucket, etc.
 
* Install [[mediawikiwiki:Extension:SyntaxHighlight GeSHi|SyntaxHighlight GeSHi]] extension that can syntax highlight any code that gets posted to the wiki in areas such as [[CssWork]].
 
* Use [[mediawikiwiki:Manual:$wgRCFeeds|$wgRCFeeds]] (and an IRC bot that can post UDP feeds) for the recent changes feed in #wiki instead of Atom.
 
* Update MediaWiki from 1.22.2 to 1.22.4.
 
  
 
== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
* I have no idea where the wiki is stored/hosted on the servers at the moment.
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* The wiki is hosted on [[Beryllium]].
* The only username/password I can even think of mentioning is the MySQL one, which should be in the wiki's LocalSettings.php file.
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* MySQL password is in the wiki's LocalSettings.php file.
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* Documentation for the recent changes IRC bot is at [[WikiRC]].
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=== Responsibilities ===
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* At the moment we are mainly just dealing with spam, vandalism, etc. that shows up on the wiki.
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=== Competencies ===
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* Familiarity with how MediaWiki works (manual is [[mediawikiwiki:Help:Contents|here]]).
  
 
== Dependencies ==
 
== Dependencies ==
 
See also [[Special:Version]] for automatically generated information about what software the wiki is running.
 
See also [[Special:Version]] for automatically generated information about what software the wiki is running.
* MediaWiki 1.22.2 (current version is 1.22.4)
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* MediaWiki {{CURRENTVERSION}} (most recent [https://git.wikimedia.org/branches/mediawiki%2Fcore.git stable branch] (ex. REL1_23))
* Apache 2.x (whatever CentOS is providing I assume)
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* Apache2
* PHP 5.3.3 (MediaWiki [[mediawikiwiki:Manual:Installation guide#Summarized_installation_guide|recommends]] at least 5.3.5 because of [http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2010-4645 CVE-2010-4645], although that is probably patched in CentOS's version)
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* PHP
* MySQL 5.1.73
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** apc extension
* ConfirmEdit MediaWiki extension (version 1.2, probably from the REL1_22 branch)
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** iconv extension
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** intl extension
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** mbstring extension
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** mysql extension
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** zlib extension
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* MySQL
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* ImageMagick for image thumbnailing
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* Git for updating
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* MediaWiki Extensions listed on [[Special:Version]]
  
 
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[[Category:Teams]]
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[[Category:Wiki]]

Latest revision as of 13:45, 22 January 2019

Welcome

This wiki serves many purposes including documentation, useful links, and team contacts. Suggestions have been made that would greatly expand the scope of the wiki. If you'd like to become officially involved or have any questions contact wiki (at) soylentnews.org. Also, if you are on IRC you can look for FunPika (who leads this team) or mrcoolbp.

Who we are

Wiki Team Main Page

nick

position

timezone

mrcoolbp admin/bureaucrat UTC-4 (EST/EDT)
cosurgi bureaucrat/janitor UTC+2


Inactive

Note: These are members of the wiki team who have lost their onwiki flags such as admin due to inactivity. If they return, they can receive their flags back by contacting any bureaucrat.

Inactive Wiki Team members

nick

position

timezone

Cactus admin/bureaucrat (demoted due to inactivity in September 2014)  ?
Sir Finkus bureaucrat/janitor (retired, August 2017) UTC-8
Yahwotqa admin (demoted due to inactivity in March 2014)  ?
Sfm admin (demoted due to inactivity in March 2014)  ?
FunPika Leader (demoted due to inactivity)  ?

Todo

Documentation

  • The wiki is hosted on Beryllium.
  • MySQL password is in the wiki's LocalSettings.php file.
  • Documentation for the recent changes IRC bot is at WikiRC.

Responsibilities

  • At the moment we are mainly just dealing with spam, vandalism, etc. that shows up on the wiki.

Competencies

  • Familiarity with how MediaWiki works (manual is here).

Dependencies

See also Special:Version for automatically generated information about what software the wiki is running.

  • MediaWiki 1.27.0 (most recent stable branch (ex. REL1_23))
  • Apache2
  • PHP
    • apc extension
    • iconv extension
    • intl extension
    • mbstring extension
    • mysql extension
    • zlib extension
  • MySQL
  • ImageMagick for image thumbnailing
  • Git for updating
  • MediaWiki Extensions listed on Special:Version