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This is the Computer History Wiki, a knowledge base about historic computers which anyone can edit. Currently, we've got 977 articles!

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Introduction by the Administrators

This wiki is an experiment to create a means for knowledgeable people to enter their information into some kind of a knowledge base. This is however, not the relatively formalized tone and style imposed by Wikipedia. Sentences starting with "I seem to recall" are perfectly welcome here - and articles do not have to be in the descriptive, encyclopedic style Wikipedia enforces. On the contrary, it is preferred that many of the articles be references, guides, helpful hints, suggestions, tutorials and so on.

If you have any information you want to contribute to this wiki, please, contribute it. We'd much rather remove or modify a dozen potentially unsuited submissions than miss out on a single good one. We hope this wiki grows into a useful resource for everyone interested in classic computing, no matter what their level of knowledge may be; it is meant to be all-encompassing. -- Tore & Lucky 16:11, 16 May 2007 (PDT)

News

  • VAX article imports - I have just imported a large number of VAX articles provided by Antonio Carlini; I have looked at the history of all of them, and where there was previous content, I have merged it back in. I think I got them all - if I missed any, I do humbly apologize! Jnc (talk) 16:08, 29 July 2017 (CEST)
  • Admin services - Tore has added me to the admin group, and I have considerable experience as an admin on Wikipedia, so if anyone needs anything which requires admin status (e.g. merging histories for duplicate articles, deleting article names with typos, etc, etc) please let me know. Jnc (talk) 14:18, 25 July 2017 (CEST)
  • I am very sorry for having neglected this wiki for so long. I have authorized two other users to create accounts and AFAIK cleared the backlog of user signup requests. If anyone still has an outstanding request, please let me know. -- Tore (talk) 13:47, 24 July 2017 (CEST)
  • The gunkies.org domain has been moved to a less glacial server. Hope everything works fine! -- Tore (talk) 00:54, 2 December 2015 (CET)
  • After some strange malware problems - presumably owing to our hosting provider being compromised, the site is once again free of worry. All reports of problems go to me, with my gratitude. -- Tore (talk) 00:50, 10 June 2012 (PDT)
  • To get some measure of control over spam, user creation has been temporarily disabled. Please send Toresbe a mail if you wish for him to set up an account. This should be a short-term, temporary measure. -- Tore (talk) 21:32, 10 February 2011 (PST)

Older news is here.