[CQ-Contest] Time for a Contesting Wikipedia?

Tod -ID tod at k0to.us
Thu Apr 2 20:17:29 PDT 2009

Well Pat, since you are the first guy to offer a place to sign up I have
signed up at ContestWiki.com

I may be the second one signed up [K2DBK seems to be the first person to
submit material] .

The format for signup is simple and the templates for pages and information
look to be very straight forward. 

Now all that remains is for some fellows to start creating material that we
can work with.

The folks who expressed an interest in the Contesting Wikipedia project
should sign in and see if it will do the job.

Tod, K0TO

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com 
> [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Pat Collins
> Sent: Thursday, April 02, 2009 3:26 PM
> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Time for a Contesting Wikipedia?
> > If you go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki_software
> >
> > And scroll down to the bottom, you'll will find a list of wiki 
> > software products.
> >
> Seems to only cover software that has "wiki" in the name.  A 
> wiki is really only software for collaborative editing with a 
> simple syntax for mark-up.
> > I haven't reviewed them to see which is free, but I'll bet 
> more than 
> > one is.
> >
> > Other than that, you would need a host, and one or more 
> people would 
> > have to take on the role of Administrator.
> >
> http://contestingwiki.com  if you want to moderate or admin 
> let me know. 
> Still in kind of a beta stage, because I haven't tested all features.
> > It might be a good platform for placing ads alongside the 
> entries.  It 
> > might even generate some decent revenue for the host, if it gets 
> > enough hits.
> >
> Why ads?  Everything seems to be covered in ads these days.  
> How about an actual community site?  That is how the software 
> I use, http://drupal.org started.  Look at it now, even the 
> Onion uses it.
> Pat N8VW
> Ohio Independent Contesters.
> http://n8vw.radiosport.us
> Get your own blog at http://radiosport.us
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