Thomas von der Elbe ThomasvonderElbe at gmx.de
Wed Oct 12 03:16:44 EDT 2011


does anyone know, if it is easily possible to run a part of a mediawiki 
under a different url? So a certain organization could have its own 
space there, reachable under their url-name?


On Sun, 09 Oct 2011 11:53, Thomas von der Elbe wrote:
> Something that belongs actually here:
> I wrote:
> Say Mike, would it be possible to run a single area in the 
> pollwikiunder a certain url? Could an oganization have its wiki inside 
> the pollwikiunder its url and use it for different purposes among them 
> the classical wiki-usage of collecting information but also 
> drafting,bridging, ...?
> Because the bridging etc. would become much easier this way.
> Mike answered:
> You mean a different domain name in the URL (and a shorter URL too),
> but same page content?  I think it's possible to some extent, and I'm
> not sure to what extent.  As they navigate around, they might hit a
> link that encodes the old domain name in an absolute URL.  I'm not
> sure how difficult it would be to eliminate all of those.
> OTOH - Bridging for drafts in remote wikis*should*  be (and eventually
> will be) as easy as for drafts in pollwiki.  We might be better off
> putting most of our time into that, and also (eventually) into
> supports migrating one's area to a separate pollwiki proper.
> But maybe repost to the list (ok to copy my words), because others
> might have ideas.
> My reply now:
> Yes, I mean: a different domain name in the URL, but same page content.
> And yes, at some point in the future it should be equally easy to 
> bridge from a remote wiki, but now it is not yet. And that sounds more 
> difficult to solve to me.
> Thomas
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