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by Dysklyver
Sat May 18, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: MediaWiki Software
Topic: Non-relational databases
Replies: 3
Views: 264

Re: Non-relational databases

Wikipedia uses cache edge servers in a very complex setup far beyond your average MediaWiki install, so something that may speed up Encyc probably wouldn't speed up Wikipedia.
by Dysklyver
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Jimbo Phenomenon
Topic: WikiTribune
Replies: 38
Views: 4662

Re: WikiTribune

Of course the site is pretty much Jimbos personal blog now.
by Dysklyver
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch
Replies: 435
Views: 51291

Re: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch

Probably the most damning aspect whenever my stories come up is how long it takes Wikipediocracy and Wikipedia to even notice. This was at the top of Drudge, the no. 1 spot on Breitbart, is at the top of the Donald, and is being very widely shared on conservative social media right now. Huffington ...
by Dysklyver
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pronouns as Wikipedia hate crime
Replies: 27
Views: 2086

Re: Pronouns as Wikipedia hate crime

The signpost is clearly edited by utter barbarians that deserve to banned at the very least.

Oh nobody runs the signpost anymore?

Well just lynch the Barbara person instead. That will work.

Does it matter that SMC wrote the whole thing years ago? Clearly not.

Just another day on Wikipedia.
by Dysklyver
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: ArbCom Elections
Topic: ArbCom 2018 election
Replies: 36
Views: 3511

Re: ArbCom 2018 election

I don't know Joe Roe, but his presumably fake name alongside theirs doesn't look good. He says he is an archaeologist; is this true?. That is his real name, and yes he is an archaeologist. Look at his UCL profile: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/people/research-students/roe Compare to his commons...
by Dysklyver
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: ArbCom Elections
Topic: ArbCom 2018 election
Replies: 36
Views: 3511

Re: ArbCom 2018 election

I personally think the now oversighted hatchet job by Fram may not have helped Drmies much either, between that and how he answered the questions, and his general conduct, it seems like although he started as a good candidate, he ended "up shite creek without a paddle".
by Dysklyver
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch
Replies: 435
Views: 51291

Re: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch

Ah right

Good stuff.
by Dysklyver
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: ArbCom Elections
Topic: ArbCom 2018 election
Replies: 36
Views: 3511

Re: ArbCom 2018 election

The Devil's Advocate wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:31 pm
In case anyone is interested, I have been doing a thread on Twitter all about the election and some of the more eventful developments.
I joined twitter to follow you.
by Dysklyver
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: ArbCom Elections
Topic: ArbCom 2018 election
Replies: 36
Views: 3511

Re: ArbCom 2018 election

Fram posted a very interesting arb case, alas WTT oversighted it due to BLP issues.