[m-dev.] New wiki

Paul Bone paul at bone.id.au
Sun Mar 15 17:33:49 AEDT 2015

On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 05:30:20PM +1100, Zoltan Somogyi wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:13:45 +1100, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
> > > > There's also a RecentChanges button on the website that allows you to see a
> > > > list of recent modifications.
> > > 
> > > Unless that button's functionality is available to a script, that doesn't help us
> > > very much.
> > 
> > Is this related to fighting vandalism?
> Yes. You want to check for it after each edit. How do you know when an edit
> has happened? If there is a script that you can run automatically ever day,
> then you set things up so that that script emails you when there is an edit,
> and you know by checking your email, which you do every day anyway.
> If there is no way to write such a script, you have to visit the site and press
> that button every day; that is extra work every day.

Such a script is a great idea.

It may also be useful for people who just want to watch changes to the wiki

Paul Bone

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