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Old 09-07-2012, 02:11 PM   #16
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Gets my vote. I will happily post new content to make the site look fresh

*COUGH*(or you could just touch all the post dates )*COUGH*

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Old 09-07-2012, 02:13 PM   #17
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Hmm...
Its a MySQL data base - I suppose a few "alter" queries would give it some fresh dates.
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:18 PM   #18
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I bow to your greater knowledge. although googling the problem returned some highly applicable looking answers so I don't doubt it's simplicity.

The only gotcha would be ensuring the references to the post date were updated (assuming there are any and it's not all looked up at render time which would make far more sense)

Again as I say, your the man. Meh, it's all your data why the hell not.
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:09 PM   #19
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Gets my vote. I will happily post new content to make the site look fresh
Since you and I are half of the people who have logged on in 2012 ...
(Log on - a list of recent users will pop up in right side bar.)

I am going to try updating the site package to the current TikiWiki version later today.
Which will either kill the site off for good, or give it a "fresh" look.

Either result is OK in my book; because I think I need a new hobby.

You might want to sign-on today, before I try to upgrade the site.
Check your personal: MyTiki and maybe make a copy of the Eclipse Tour (see righthand side bar).

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okay will do!!

Done - and a few of the others for good measure

(fingers crossed)

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Old 09-07-2012, 03:42 PM   #21
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Site is now at v-5.3, shall I go for v-6.7 or all the way for v-9.1 ??
A rethorical question, will take a nap, and decide later.

What are we talking about?
http://info.tiki.org/tiki-index.php
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:57 PM   #22
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Hmm... Its easy to see why the opencms demo is top. the others are tragic examples.

I think it wont matter. minimal should be fine. looking at the implementations of their (not so great) demos it would seem that the main themes are utterly overiden anyway.

perhaps the later one is you want to try fancy html5 or w/e little titbit they are putting up as "Worth the effort"
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:00 PM   #23
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Hmm...
This site is running the pre-9.2 release now:
http://doc.tiki.org/upgrade#If_you_have_3.x_or_later

I think I will go for the v-9.1 release, and whatever breaks, well I didn't want it all that much anyway.
Like: Site isn't in use, who cares what breaks?
(Yes, I have backups - just in case I have to change my mind).
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:01 PM   #24
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Looks shiny!

EDIT: Better than their demo sites? How does that work.
honestly...

EXTRA CONTEXTUAL EDIT: "Honestly to goodness, I despair sometimes."

(that's what English people mean when they say "honestly", it occurred to me that someone might think I mean "In all honesty") there, nice and clear.

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Back about 10 years ago, I suggested that they drop their demo sites and just run the various TW sites on their own pre-release versions (see the dogfood history).
But I haven't been a contributor to that project since the time of switching to eating their own dogfood. (They would have tar, feathered, and run me out of town on a rail for that suggestion - if they could have found me.)

So the "demo sites" are hardly maintained at all.
At the moment, doc.tiki.org is running the v-9.2 beta from their repo.

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Yeah their site looks great. doc.tiki.org just saying.
don't put a label up and say "LOOK HERE" when its crap. my personal opinion.

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Where is the minimodding sign up Page?
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Where is the minimodding sign up Page?
It is turned off, you want I should turn it on?

Might be better to wait until after I attempt the upgrade - -
The site may not survive the upgrade experience.
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Exclamation All new Kindles are SO and you cannot opt out of SOs

Besides the other regressive features on the new kindles, there is also this:
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Here is what Amazon states about the new Fires and SOs. I found this on the Amazon Support site in a FAQ: The page is here.
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Q: Will it be possible to buy a version of the new devices without Special Offers? Can I remove Special Offers at a later date?
A: We are only offering these devices with Special Offers enabled. By delivering these offers to your Kindle Fire, Amazon is able to sell it for a lower price. Special Offers cannot be removed from the Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD 8.9", and Kindle Paperwhite.
No legitimate way to remove Special Offers on all new kindles! They are certainly encouraging a hack if they do not change that policy.

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