Oct
31
2005

Year: 2005 Week:44 Number:-2

=== Technical news ===

-[China] After the move to the Korean cluster for an short time Wikipedia was back online in China.
But it is blocked again.
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.misc/25245

=== Foundation ===

-[UN & Wikipedia] The UN is holding the second of two gatherings for its “World Summit
on the Information Society” [WSIS] in a few weeks ( www.itu.int/wsis/
). Wikimedia is sending representatives to the event. Translations are needed.

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.misc/25199
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Translation_requests/WSIS

-[Answers.com] the co-operation with Wikipedia and Answers.com gives unrest in the community
http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/10/24/167217&tid=95&tid=187
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Tools/1-Click_Answers
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.org.wikimedia.foundation/4714
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.org.wikimedia.foundation/4790
http://webwereld.nl/articles/37979/wikipedia

=== Stats ===

- The Frisian Wikipedia has reached 2,000 pages.

=== Feedback request ===

This is number -2 of Wikizine. In a few weeks I need to dicide of the expermiment of
Wikizine will stop or not. If you have commons about Wikizine please let my known.
wikizine at wikipedia.be


Editor: [[w:nl:gebruiker:Walter]]

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Oct
24
2005

Year: 2005 Week:43 Number:-3

=== Technical news ===- Wikipedia blocked in Chinahttp://thread.gmane.org/gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.misc/25111-[Specify Skin] You can include inside the url the skin to be used, alsofor anonymous users.Like;useskin=cologneblueuseskin=chickuse…

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Oct
17
2005

Year: 2005 Week: 42 Number: -4

Technical news-[Static Wikipedia] is available for download http://static.wikipedia.org/ -[edit counter] When did you made your first edit and how many edits haveyou made?http://kohl.wikimedia.org/~kate/cgi-bin/count_edits-[Helpdesk-l] is an mailing li…

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Oct
11
2005

Year: 2005 Week:41 Number:-5

Technical news

-[Rename user] This option is disappeared. No news why or if it will return.

-[Nuke] On the Wiki of Meta the is an new option for sysops “Massdelete” (Special:Nuke). This tool allows for mass deletions of pagesrecently added by a given user or IP.
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Specialpages

-[Korean Wikipedia] has moved to the Yahoo-cluster in Korea. This is thefirst real use of this cluster. Other East Asian wikis will follow.
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.technical/19869

-[IRC-Wikimedia] the IRC-channels of the Wikimedia have moved. All#prefix.wikixxx has changed.http://article.gmane.org/gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.misc/24978

-[IRC-usernames] Freenode will also change policy for the usernames. Notyet active.
http://freenode.net/policy.shtml#usernames

Politics

-[Wikinews] will now be using the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikinews/Licensure_Poll

Stats

-[Alexa] says Wikipedia is now around the 32th most popular website
http://www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?&range=3m&size=large&compare_sites=&y=t&url=wikipedia.org#top

Other news

-[deads] French core contributor dies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2005-10-10/News_and_notes

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Oct
11
2005

Year: 2005 Week:41 Special edition

By [[w:nl:gebruiker:Walter]]Why do I get this ??You probably do not remember it but you are an member of the mailing list “Announce-l”. This list is created in November 2002. Even in that time, when Wikipedia was much and much smaller then now, it was …

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