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The i3 wiki contains information for members, directors, and officers. It is the unofficial purview of the Wiki Warden, and the beneficiary of the Wiki Wine Workshops, which may be held on Wednesdays.

How to get a wiki account

(Self-account-creation is turned off because of spam.)

If you're a member, you probably already have one; it should've been created during your onboarding. Check the user list, and note that usernames are case-sensitive. (Sorting by date and looking around the time you joined may be helpful.)

If you're not a member, we're happy to create an account for you! We just need a username and email for it. (If you're planning to become a member in the future, please think ahead to whatever email you'll use for your other i3 dealings, and use that here too -- it simplifies things down the line!) Get in touch with Nate B (or other wikicrats ) by email or Slack, and specify the username and email you'd like. Shortly the account will be created, and a random password will be emailed to you. Check your spam folder!

(If you don't get a response in a day or so, post to the members' group with the above info.)



Edit the Wiki To-Do Here


  • Reverse sort meeting minutes. This will probably be done with sematic mediawiki.
  • Add some "good first task" tasks to this list, for new editors to get their feet wet.
  • Good first task → Find an equipment page that lacks a picture. (Talk to the ZoCo and get some help identifying the equipment, then) Take the picture, upload it, and edit the page to include the uploaded file.


Making up better words

Everything in Category:Landing Page is intended as pages for non-i3 people to show up at. We should put extra focus on putting good words there.

Adding content
  • Create a page for expansion tasks to be tracked & then transclude it into the main expansion page. If this works well maybe we can expand it into ways for people to sign up for regular space & zone maintenance tasks in the future?
  • Missing Equipment
    • This is a reminder to Mel to check all the equipment we have recorded as purchasing in 2020 & see if any are missing equipment pages in the wiki. Put that list here with any data she has.
      • new Media Lab computer, purchased February 2020, value is $650
      • new 3d printer, paid for in September 2020, value is $2,298
      • new dust collector, paid for in October 2020, value is $5,898
    • Vinyl Mug Press
  • Take pictures Category:Photographs_Needed
  • Make i3 page on wikipedia:
  • Update the links on with the reports, found in each month's board meeting.
    • Could this be automated by adding some kind of tag to uploaded financial documents?
  • Good first task → Go through In_the_Media for broken links, find content on (or archive it if it's still up and not in and link to the version instead
  • Special:ProcessingErrorList



  • EAP: Reformat all dates to be yyyy-mm-dd
  • EAP: sorttable/sorting order on transcluded queries - probably the user table generation
  • EAP: make user tables and trainer tables have prettylinks
  • EAP: add comment on authorized users table that ZCs should email wiki@ if they can't edit
    • Alternatively, make it unrestricted until someone goes dumb and tries to add themselves without actually getting authorized first
  • EAP: Figure out how to add second trainer to lasers
    • Tried to make the trainer field parallel to the owners field, but it isn't working. It could be because the trainers field is in a multiple-instance field. Also, when formatting for display, the owners field uses an arraymap, but since the trainers property is a subobject, everything is weird. I don't remember how to call an arraymap within a subobject declaration, or even if it can be done. Everything is confusing and future jamie should take pity on this jamie and not be mad at her :-(
  • Meeting minutes: Use template subclusion to auto-populate with old business, previous action items, current space projects, even zones and sigs maybe
    • See if wikibot can help with this
  • Make ToDos editable with forms
  • Learn cargo and see if it's worth rewriting all the SMW stuff in a more database-like format
  • Talk pages would be more useful if they indicated LOUDLY that they exist, or that they have new content on them, cuz on our wiki they're so rare most of us forget to look for 'em

Fixing broken things

  • Amelia Meyer cannot add authorised users to her zone's equipment (like the 3D_Printer_-_Rostock_MAX), but can add trainers
    • The text-entry boxes are greyed-out for the authorised users, and white for the trainers
    • Looks like a permissions issue
      • Wiki accounts allowed to add users to these lists should have access to both in general
  • make SMW error icon mouse over-able like it's supposed to
    • Jamie has advice from the SMW mailing list somewhere in her inbox.

serverside stuff

  • commit config
  • fix plugins git stuff
Adding plugins

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