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RE: Uploading to MediaWiki

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 21:50:27 -0400
To: "Rotan Hanrahan" <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com>
Cc: public-wiki-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <11913.1193363427@ubuhebe>

"Rotan Hanrahan" <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com> writes:
> There is one other thing I wanted to point out...
> If you are a WikiMedia Sysop you'll know about the import/export
> feature. This enables you to export any existing WikiMedia pages as an
> XML archive, and also to import such XML archives into a WikiMedia
> server.

You mean, "if you're a WikiMedia Foundation Certified Wiki Engineer...." 

Seriously, there are so many features I haven't yet noticed.  This is
one.  Excellent....

> Has anyone got any experience using the import/export feature? If so,
> this is something I'd be very interested to know about because this
> mechanism can preserve timestamps and other metadata.

Certainly not I.  But yes, I'd be very inclined to use "import" for the
MoinMoin->MediaWiki migration.

    -- Sandro
Received on Friday, 26 October 2007 01:52:09 UTC

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