[joe-frank-list] JFWiki status?

Beau Gunderson beau at beaugunderson.com
Tue May 3 11:13:33 PDT 2011

I'm happy to help import the database and setup the site if we can use
joefrank.com, and I'm also happy to provide free hosting for jfwiki or
anything else Joe Frank-related (I pay to host my own personal
projects, it's a virtual machine hosted at linode.com with plenty of

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Will Irace <spblat at gmail.com> wrote:
> If the community has no objection, and if the Joe Frank team is willing to
> continue to allow user-contributed synopsis information, that could indeed
> be the best solution. www.joefrank.com/wiki has a nice ring to it. Here, in
> my opinion, is what we would need from the JF team to achieve this result:
> 1) MediaWiki (or another  installed and updated regularly at
> www.joefrank.com/wiki, along with its dependencies (PHP, mysql, etc).
> 2) Sysop privileges provided to a couple of members of the Joe Frank
> community (I nominate Beau and Erik Shirokoff, maybe Erik Cameron too) to
> customize and manage the wiki's content (and perform the initial import.
> These people would be "God" on the wiki section of the site, but would have
> no ability to modify other portions of Joe's site. Initially I suspect it
> will be necessary to provide Beau with phpmyadmin access, to import the old
> database.
> 3) Someone to moderate user access requests. The prior anti-spam policy is
> that to get an account you had to request one from me and then I created it
> by hand. I withdraw from this responsibility. Perhaps an e-mail verification
> process or a captcha could achieve the same result.
> This smells like progress!
> --W
> On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 9:54 AM, JoeFrank.com <contact at joefrank.com> wrote:
>> we have plenty of space on Joe Frank.com if that is any solution.
>> On 5/3/2011 8:46 AM, Will Irace wrote:
>> I managed to extract the mediawiki database. I've pulled out all the user
>> data. What's left is a blob of mysql commands you can download here:
>> http://www.mediafire.com/?5p4zdk6huf2ucan
>> I suspect a free hosting solution can be found...wikia or wikispaces or
>> something. Who wants to take the lead migrating this blob to its new home?
>> --W

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