The Push extension looks very cool, but will it be enabled on WMF
servers?  If not, I dont think it is useful for Privatemusing's
proposal.

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Liam Wyatt <liamwy...@gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip>
>>
>> The import/export component of this proposal is the gem.
>>
>>
>> http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:Interoperability_%28Wiki-to-Wiki_interoperability%29
>>
>> Also if we are going to have 'fork' wikis, and we ignore the 'wiki for
>> kids' component of your proposal, we would probably want to have
>> 'missing' articles in the PersonalWiki link through to the forked
>> wiki, which is what this proposal is all about.
>>
>>
>> http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:Wikiversity_%26_Wikipedia_sharing_articles
>>
>> A simple way to set up a 'fork' wiki is to allow users to import into
>> their userspace, and add some security so that users can't edit each
>> others userspace.  Then every user has their own personal area to host
>> forks, all in one wiki so that the administrative workload is less .
>> However this can also be achieved on Wikipedia; copy an article into
>> your userspace and it is unlikely to be edited by anyone else.
>>
>> --
>> John Vandenberg
>>
> I'm not sure, but is this MediaWiki extension called "Push" that was
> announced just yesterday relevant to that issue (or even supersedes it)?
> http://blog.bn2vs.com/2010/12/15/new-mediawiki-extension-push/
> From the announcement:
>
> "...Push, it enables you to push content of wiki pages to one or more other
> MediaWiki installs.
>
> The main features are:
>
> Pushing page content to other wikis via a tab on the page.
> Bulk push via Special:Push.
> Remote authentication support.
> Automatic transfer of included files.
> Support for ApprovedRevs. If there is an approved revision, it will be
> pushed, if not, the latest one is pushed.
> AdminLinks integration.
> Usage of the new MediaWiki Resource Loader when available with backward
> support for MW 1.16.x.
>
> Best,
> -Liam
>
> wittylama.com/blog
> Peace, love & metadata
>
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