Well, well. Sourceforge is really on the cutting edge I see. They
might be interested to know that php.net discontinued support for
PHP4 at the end of 2007. That might have something to do with the
fact that PHP5 had its first stable release in July, 2004, five
months before the last time SF.net updated their instance of PHP4. I
understand that upgrading PHP across the board in SF.net would
probably be a daunting task, but for crying out loud their current
version is way out of date, filled with bugs that were long ago fixed
(even in PHP4), and not even in the currently supported version number.
Having never dealt with SF.net myself, I naively think of these
issues as being important enough to inspire action, but I can see
from the tenor of the comments thus far that such inspiration is
Sadly, I cannot think of another place where one could host a
Mediawiki instance at no cost.
On May 13, 2008, at 2:44 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at 02:08PM, "Michael McCracken"
> <michael.mccracken@...> wrote:
>> Yep. Thanks, Rob, for the offer of help, but if MW needs upgraded
>> PHP/SQL stack, we just have to wait around for SF to get to it.
> I wonder if they have an open RFE for that? Even if they do, it
> could be years before they get to it...
>> Bibdesk's SF-wiki isn't enabled but you can see what it'd be like by
>> checking out
>> Personally, I don't like it much, since there's about four inches of
>> crap on top of everything on the SF.net site...
> Yuck. <rant about sf.net usability deleted>
>> But I'm open to
> Did we ever talk about switching to google hosting at some point?
> Is their canned wiki any better?
> Random project: http://code.google.com/p/coverstory/
> Looks like it could be less unusable than sf.net.
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