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Re: Uploading to MediaWiki

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2007 01:09:07 -0400
Message-Id: <7E8B2B5E-3CBD-4F0A-9E01-9D27C585D422@gmail.com>
Cc: "Rotan Hanrahan" <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com>, public-wiki-dev@w3.org
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>

I've use import/export.
I used it to move the OWL page from my prototype to the real thing,  
and to export/import help pages into the wiki.
Works pretty damned well. I was impressed. Keeps page histories and  
everything.
-Alan

On Oct 25, 2007, at 9:50 PM, Sandro Hawke wrote:

>
>
> "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
>
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