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|Homepage URL=http://wikipedia.sourceforge.net/
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|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/wikipedia
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|Computer languages=PHP
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|Keywords=wikipedia,php,online,editing,interactive,collaborative,encyclopedia
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|Is GNU=n
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2005-08-01
 
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
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|Version comment=1.4.7 stable released 2005-07-16
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{{Person
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Real name=Brion Vibber
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|Email=brion@pobox.com
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=http://bugzilla.wikipedia.org/
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|Resource audience=Help
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|Resource URL=mailto:mediawiki-announce@Wikimedia.org
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|Resource URL=mailto:mediawiki-l@Wikimedia.org
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|Resource URL=mailto:wikitech-l@wikimedia.org
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Revision as of 08:52, 12 April 2011

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MediaWiki

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki
Wiki engine used by Wikimedia projects such as Wikipedia

MediaWiki is a Web-based collaborative editing environment.

Originally built for the online encyclopedia project Wikipedia, it is geared to support a large number of users and pages.

"IRC [irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki] " IRC general channel
[irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki]
"IRC [irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev] " IRC development channel
[irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev]

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJgay17 May 2013
Please note that while MediaWiki as a whole is licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or any later version, that the software ships with various other software programs that are independent works and that are licensed under separate terms. All of this software is free software, however, a detailed analysis of the licenses on all of this software has not been done. Please note that the default way that MediaWiki serves JavaScript to users is currently problematic.



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Brion Vibber Lead Software Architect


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingBug Trackinghttps://phabricator.wikimedia.org/
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.wikimedia.org/summary/?r=mediawiki/core.git
AdministratorE-mailmailto:mediawiki-announce@Wikimedia.org
SupportE-mailmailto:mediawiki-l@Wikimedia.org
DeveloperE-mailmailto:wikitech-l@wikimedia.org


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usePHP 5.5.9+
Required to useMySQL 5.0.2+

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 December 2015.



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