I’ve been reading about POSSE and PESOS, and getting re-inspired about the value in a plurality of web tools. I sometimes try to focus just on one Software package (MediaWiki, at the moment, because it’s what I code fornear at work. But I used to love working on WordPress, and I’ve got a couple of […]
There will be a workshop at the State Library of Western Australia this Saturday from 1 p.m., for anyone to come along and learn how to add just one citation to just one Wikipedia article (or more of either, of course). For more details, see meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiClubWest.
(Firefox asked me to rate it this morning, with a little picture of a broken heart and five stars to select from. I gave it five (’cause it’s brilliant) and then it sent me to a survey on mozilla.com titled “Heavy User V2”, which sounds like the name of an confused interplanetary supply ship.) Today […]
Five years, two months, and 22 days after the last time, I’m retiring my laptop and moving to a new one. This time it’s a Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1, fifth generation (manufactured in March this year, if the packaging is to be believed). This time, I’m not switching operating systems (although I am switching desktop’s, […]
Piwigo is pretty good! I mean, I mostly use Flickr at the moment, because it is quick, easy to recommend to people, and allows photos to be added to Trove. But I’d rather host things myself. Far easier for backups, and so nice to know that if the software doesn’t do a thing then there’s […]
The Wikimedia genealogy project now has a mailing list.
Every few years I try to move my blog away from WordPress. I tried again earlier this year, but here I am back in WordPress before even a month has gone by! Basically, nothing is as conducive to writing for the web. I love MediaWiki (which is what I shifted to this time; last time […]
I’m heading to MediaWiki with Stevo.
I have been working on an addition to the IA Upload tool these last few days, and it’s ready for testing. Hopefully we’ll merge it tomorrow or the next day. This is the first time I’ve done much work with the internal structure of DjVu files, and really it’s all been pretty straight-forward. A couple […]
Oops! I’ve set a Github/Travis build into an infinite loop. :-(