WikiSquad

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WikiSquad Toicon-icon-avocado-build.svg
Topics Pirate Party
Start date Sat 19 October 2013
Contact wiki [at] pirateparty dot be
Status Active

Description

To take care of the Wiki of the Belgian Pirate Party.

Members

Members of the squad have admin access. They can remove, restore or protect a page, and they can also block an IP address or an user account. Feel free to contact them if necessary.

Vision

What the wiki should provide :

  • A place to share and find information
  • An efficient and noninvasive way to communicate between pirates.

Resources

We propose templates and forms to make the creation of complex pages easier.

Projects

Visual editor

We consider the option of installing the Visual Editor to ease page edition.

Blocking

  • We are not sure whether this new tool would make the edition easier, or on the opposite it will complexify everything by hiding wiki syntax from the user.
    • This requires more discussions within the WikiSquad.

Translations

As of February 2017, we installed the Translate extension. We are currently testing it in order to see if it fits our needs. We also plan to install the ContentTranslation extension.

Issues

  • There is a "bug" with Semantic Mediawiki and with Categories. Translated pages using a sidebar, such as Template:ProjectSidebar, occurs several times in the generated category. For instance, Apartmentgarden will show up four times (one per language + the original page) in the Category:Active Projects. The exact same problem occurs with semantic data.

Blocking

Future

  • Provide adequate tools to crews and squads to easy their workflow.
  • Implement an alternative to the mailing list (with semantic).
  • Improve the searching tool.

Done

  • February 2017: We implemented a calendar through Semantic Mediawiki, see [1]. The result can be found here.
  • January 2017: We moved the Wiki to a new server.


TODO

  • Organise, distribute and manage statues administrator and Bureaucrate and delete obsolete user accounts

Meetings

Meeting Date Venue
Toicon-icon-avocado-discuss.svg CANCELLED Wiki workshop Sat 17 February 2018, 2:00pm D'autres mondes – Rue Notre Dame 13
5030 Gembloux
Toicon-icon-avocado-discuss.svg Wiki workshop Sat 23 September 2017, 2:00pm D'autres mondes – Rue Notre Dame 13
5030 Gembloux
Toicon-icon-avocado-discuss.svg Wiki workshop Sat 11 March 2017, 1:00pm D'autres mondes – Rue Notre Dame 13
5030 Gembloux
Toicon-icon-avocado-discuss.svg WikiSquad meeting Fri 2 January 2015, 2:00pm Café Altérez-vous – Place des Brabançons 6a
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Toicon-icon-avocado-discuss.svg Réunion de préparation de l'AG Mon 13 January 2014 Internet
Toicon-icon-avocado-discuss.svg Réunion de préparation de l'AG Sun 12 January 2014 Internet
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