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Re: [Fwd: media wiki request]

From: Stephane Boyera <boyera@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2007 21:05:01 +0100
Message-ID: <4734BD6D.9020705@w3.org>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Cc: public-wiki-dev@w3.org

Hi Olivier,

> Looks like mediawiki doesn't really know mime types but only file 
> extensions. Found on a forum, probably worth trying:
> $wgFileExtensions = array( 'png' , 'gif' , 'jpg', 'jpeg', 'pdf', 'txt', 
> 'xhtml', 'svg', 'xml', 'rdf');
> Not sure I understand the use case of having a text or HTML upload 
> capability in a wiki, though - I guess test cases etc.

yes exactly, transferring existing content that you want to share.

> As an alternative, what OWL has been doing was put the files somewhere 
> (elsewhere on www.w3.org or sent to a list) and link to that.
well allowing someone to post on w3c site is not that easy compare to a 
download feature. And mailing-list, a part from the issues of size and 
so on, is not particularly practical: limit public involvement or your 
archive have to be public and so on. It is for me a workaround that 
works but it seems easy to get the right extensions allowed.

btw, If you want to test this setup on uwa wiki, you are welcome

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