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* '''To get some measure of control over spam, user creation has been temporarily disabled.''' Please send [[User:Toresbe|Toresbe]] a mail if you wish for him to set up an account. This should be a short-term, temporary measure. -- [[User:Toresbe|Tore]] ([[User talk:Toresbe|talk]]) 21:32, 10 February 2011 (PST)
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* '''Content from Wikipedia''' - Wikipedia requires that if content from there is re-used, credit must be given. See [[Help:Contents#Content_from_Wikipedia|here]] for a new template to make doing this easy. [[User:Jnc|Jnc]] ([[User talk:Jnc|talk]]) 20:21, 4 September 2019 (CEST)
  
* Phew. The spam has really been hitting this wiki pretty hard lately. I've had to enable user account verification in order for this wiki to at all be able to survive. Thanks for everyones' efforts in curtailing the spam. -- [[User:Toresbe|Tore]] ([[User talk:Toresbe|talk]]) 14:52, 8 February 2011 (PST)
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*'''Documentation category''' - [[:Category:Documentation]] has been added, and a link to it added to the Main Page. Anytime you run across a copy of a document hosted here, if it's not tagged with this category tag, please add one to it; thanks! (I know there are quite a few, I'm just too lazy to go search for them!) [[User:Jnc|Jnc]] ([[User talk:Jnc|talk]]) 19:11, 28 December 2018 (CET)
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*'''Categories upgrade''' - In an attempt to make the [http://gunkies.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UncategorizedPages Uncategorized Pages] list more useful, a lot of work on categories was just done. See [[Help talk:Introduction to Categories#Background category?|here]] for details. It's probably worth glancing at the [http://gunkies.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3APrefixIndex&prefix=Category%3A&namespace=0&hideredirects=1 list of categories] to see which ones exist now. [[User:Jnc|Jnc]] ([[User talk:Jnc|talk]]) 14:48, 17 December 2018 (CET)
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** The 'stub' and 'semi-stub' categories have gone away, because they mess up the Uncategorized Pages list; the templates will remain, though (and people should keep using them). [[User:Jnc|Jnc]] ([[User talk:Jnc|talk]]) 23:31, 18 December 2018 (CET)
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''Older news is [[Computer History Wiki:Older News|here]].''
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:21, 4 September 2019

  • Content from Wikipedia - Wikipedia requires that if content from there is re-used, credit must be given. See here for a new template to make doing this easy. Jnc (talk) 20:21, 4 September 2019 (CEST)
  • Documentation category - Category:Documentation has been added, and a link to it added to the Main Page. Anytime you run across a copy of a document hosted here, if it's not tagged with this category tag, please add one to it; thanks! (I know there are quite a few, I'm just too lazy to go search for them!) Jnc (talk) 19:11, 28 December 2018 (CET)
  • Categories upgrade - In an attempt to make the Uncategorized Pages list more useful, a lot of work on categories was just done. See here for details. It's probably worth glancing at the list of categories to see which ones exist now. Jnc (talk) 14:48, 17 December 2018 (CET)
    • The 'stub' and 'semi-stub' categories have gone away, because they mess up the Uncategorized Pages list; the templates will remain, though (and people should keep using them). Jnc (talk) 23:31, 18 December 2018 (CET)

Older news is here.