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 I've come to realize that [[:projects:multitemplate_for_dokuwiki]] is effectively broken for newer versions of templates for DokuWiki. I've come to realize that [[:projects:multitemplate_for_dokuwiki]] is effectively broken for newer versions of templates for DokuWiki.
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 As it stands, multitemplate will still work as long as your target templates don't use the “configuration management” plugin. [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been using this feature since its last update, so not even monobook will work with multitemplate currently. As it stands, multitemplate will still work as long as your target templates don't use the “configuration management” plugin. [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been using this feature since its last update, so not even monobook will work with multitemplate currently.
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 However, there is some good news; I almost have a working version ready, but I'm not going to be able to complete it until around the beginning of January 2007. However, there is some good news; I almost have a working version ready, but I'm not going to be able to complete it until around the beginning of January 2007.
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 So this is just a notice stating: multitemplate is not completely broken, but there is a major problem, it's being worked on, but it won't be ready for a few weeks. So this is just a notice stating: multitemplate is not completely broken, but there is a major problem, it's being worked on, but it won't be ready for a few weeks.
  
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 I have posted a new [[:jobs]] section; I am currently looking for an Artist with Photoshop experience for an in progress game project. I have posted a new [[:jobs]] section; I am currently looking for an Artist with Photoshop experience for an in progress game project.
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 Please have a look at it for details. Please have a look at it for details.
  
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 New [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]], what's new: New [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]], what's new:
-Some minor changes, and… + 
-Translators: Please add a lang.css (even if empty) to lang folders for new languages. +  * Some minor changes, and… 
-Polish, German, Hungarian Language updates +  Translators: Please add a lang.css (even if empty) to lang folders for **new** languages. 
-Credit to Marcin Hugo Kosiniski for pl, Volker Leonhardt for de, Peter Attila for hu+  Polish, German, Hungarian Language updates 
 +  Credit to Marcin Hugo Kosiniski for pl, Volker Leonhardt for de, Peter Attila for hu
  
 ===== October 17, 2006 ===== ===== October 17, 2006 =====
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 Dear [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] users, please test the following: Dear [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] users, please test the following:
-Probably compatible with IE 7? +  * Probably compatible with IE 7? 
-Three new customizable css files are available: +  Three new customizable css files are available: 
-/user/Monobook.css +    /user/Monobook.css 
-/user/Common.css +    /user/Common.css 
-/lang/(langauge code here)/lang.css – for instance /lang/de/lang.css+    /lang/(langauge code here)/lang.css – for instance /lang/de/lang.css 
 Again please test the above features as I am not able to. Again please test the above features as I am not able to.
-New features as follows: 
-Upload file link works again, and now uses correct namespace 
-AJAX Quicksearch is now working (and looks good) 
-Recent Changes access key now works [ALT-R] 
-Documentation typo fixed 
-doku.php is no longer hard-coded, Monobook now uses DOKU_SCRIPT 
-Go no longer searches, it tries the page based on an ID you put in there 
-Search is still the default, though. 
-This takes care of all but two of the outstanding issues on the discussion page. The discussion page has been cleaned up as well. I trimmed it by 12 pages of mostly fixed bug reports. 8-O 
  
 +  * New features as follows:
 +    * Upload file link works again, and now uses correct namespace
 +    * AJAX [[http://www.google.com/search?q=%3Awiki%3Asearch%23Quicksearch&btnI=lucky|Quicksearch]] is now working (and looks good)
 +    * Recent Changes access key now works [ALT-R]
 +    * Documentation typo fixed
 +    * doku.php is no longer hard-coded, Monobook now uses DOKU_SCRIPT
 +    * **Go** no longer searches, it tries the page based on an ID you put in there
 +      * **Search** is still the default, though.
 +
 +This takes care of all but two of the outstanding issues on the discussion page. The discussion page has been cleaned up as well. I trimmed it by 12 pages of mostly fixed bug reports. 8-O
 ===== October 2, 2006 ===== ===== October 2, 2006 =====
  
 Ok, I've taken a look at the new release of DokuWiki, and here's the verdict on what needs to be fixed: Ok, I've taken a look at the new release of DokuWiki, and here's the verdict on what needs to be fixed:
-BackupTool needs to be updated, because: + 
-it relies on the idea that you have a changes.log” which no longer exists. +  * BackupTool **needs** to be updated, because: 
-Monobook could use an update, since: +    it relies on the idea that you have a "changes.logwhich no longer exists. 
-The upload manager thingy is now different, and needs new stylesheet information +  Monobook could use an update, since: 
-And the link to access uploads has changed (argh) +    The upload manager thingy is now different, and needs new stylesheet information 
-Display Wiki Page, Google Analytics, and Referrers could use an update: +    And the link to access uploads has changed (argh) 
-To take advantage of the new action plugin structure; they work fine as is though.+  Display Wiki Page, Google Analytics, and Referrers could use an update: 
 +    To take advantage of the new action plugin structure; they work fine as is though. 
 I'll start attacking these issues Friday, but in the meantime, if you yourself can fix a problem or two before me, please send me an update. I'll start attacking these issues Friday, but in the meantime, if you yourself can fix a problem or two before me, please send me an update.
  
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 ===== September 3, 2006 ===== ===== September 3, 2006 =====
  
-New plugin, [[:projects:referrers_for_dokuwiki]], which is also extracted from monobook. +  * New plugin, [[:projects:referrers_for_dokuwiki]], which is also extracted from monobook. 
-[[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated, Lithuanian translation update.+  [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated, Lithuanian translation update.
  
 ===== August 31, 2006 ===== ===== August 31, 2006 =====
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 ===== August 23, 2006 ===== ===== August 23, 2006 =====
  
-New plugin, [[:projects:display_wiki_page_for_dokuwiki]], which comes from monobook. +  * New plugin, [[:projects:display_wiki_page_for_dokuwiki]], which comes from monobook. 
-[[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has also been updated to reflect this change.+  [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has also been updated to reflect this change.
  
 ===== August 20, 2006 ===== ===== August 20, 2006 =====
  
 New plugin, [[:projects:google_analytics_for_dokuwiki]] has been posted. New plugin, [[:projects:google_analytics_for_dokuwiki]] has been posted.
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 [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has also been updated– German / DE language update and google analytics code has been removed– it is now in the new plugin (above) so any template can use it. [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has also been updated– German / DE language update and google analytics code has been removed– it is now in the new plugin (above) so any template can use it.
  
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 Some files have been shuffled around; if you find any broken links please let me know. Some files have been shuffled around; if you find any broken links please let me know.
-Also, there will be an update to [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] in the next day or so along with some new plugins that will be pulled from the template… So in other words, the template will be smaller, and there will be additional optional plugins to install if you wish.+ 
 +Also, there will be an update to [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] in the next day or so along with some new plugins that will be **pulled** from the template… So in other words, the template will be smaller, and there will be additional optional plugins to install if you wish. 
 Once this has taken place, I see updates to the template as being minimal– updates will probably consist solely of language support and look and feel tweaks here and there. Once this has taken place, I see updates to the template as being minimal– updates will probably consist solely of language support and look and feel tweaks here and there.
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 But we're not there just yet, so stay tuned. But we're not there just yet, so stay tuned.
  
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 I've posted [[:projects:spimmy|Spimmy]], a mini MIPS simulator, written in C. Theoretically it should compile and run on any system that supports gcc. I've posted [[:projects:spimmy|Spimmy]], a mini MIPS simulator, written in C. Theoretically it should compile and run on any system that supports gcc.
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 There is also now a discussion page for the [[:papers]] [[:papers:arcball_rotation_control_revisited]]. There is also now a discussion page for the [[:papers]] [[:papers:arcball_rotation_control_revisited]].
  
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 New project, [[:projects:multitemplate_for_dokuwiki]], which allows you to use any template you wish for any namespace(or file) you wish. New project, [[:projects:multitemplate_for_dokuwiki]], which allows you to use any template you wish for any namespace(or file) you wish.
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 Also, [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated so that it is “multitemplate ready.” Also, [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated so that it is “multitemplate ready.”
-Update: [[:projects:multitemplate_for_dokuwiki]] has a small update that gives the “upload file” page the default template, which was the only thing that was missing from the initial release.+ 
 +**Update**: [[:projects:multitemplate_for_dokuwiki]] has a small update that gives the “upload file” page the default template, which was the only thing that was missing from the initial release.
  
 ===== June 23, 2006 ===== ===== June 23, 2006 =====
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 Another tiny bug fixed in main.php in [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]]. Another tiny bug fixed in main.php in [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]].
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 Since it's Friday, and there were no other pending changes, I'm making this today's release. Since it's Friday, and there were no other pending changes, I'm making this today's release.
  
 ===== May 15, 2006 ===== ===== May 15, 2006 =====
  
-There was a tiny bug in pref.php in [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] related to the discussion tab. I've gone ahead and fixed it, and re-uploaded the file as the May 12th file.+There was a tiny bug in pref.php in [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] related to the **discussion tab**. I've gone ahead and fixed it, and re-uploaded the file as the May 12th file. 
 If you don't want to re-download, just look for this line in pref.php: If you don't want to re-download, just look for this line in pref.php:
-$monobook['discussion'] = "talk";+ 
 +<code php>$monobook['discussion'] = "talk";</code> 
 and replace it with: and replace it with:
-$monobook['discussion-location'] = "talk"; 
-And that will fix it. Thanks to Joanne Walding for spotting this one. 
  
 +<code php>$monobook['discussion-location'] = "talk";</code>
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 +And that will fix it. Thanks to [[mailto:joannewalding@comcast.net|Joanne Walding]] for spotting this one.
 ===== May 12, 2006 ===== ===== May 12, 2006 =====
  
 New version of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]]; this is a big release, here's what's new: New version of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]]; this is a big release, here's what's new:
-Printable Version link now works 
-Cite this Article link now works 
-Permanent Link now works (Thanks to Andi.) 
-Upload file and Image details page now use template, although they may look a little crude 
-de language files (Thanks to Dirk Blasius.) 
-nl language files (Thanks to Eric Hameleers.) 
-New “Driven by DokuWiki” and “Monobook for DokuWiki” buttons (Thanks to Derek Scott.) 
-The following links have been removed permanently since its unlikely they will be implemented: 
-Move tab 
-My contributions 
-My watchlist 
-monobook_nothing (a JavaScript function) has been removed. 
-body_onload has been removed 
-body_ondblclick has been removed 
-move has been removed 
-discussion-location has been added 
  
 +  * Printable Version link now works
 +  * Cite this Article link now works
 +  * Permanent Link now works (Thanks to [[andi@splitbrain.org|Andi]].)
 +  * Upload file and Image details page now use template, although they may look a little crude
 +  * de language files (Thanks to [[dirk.blasius@googlemail.com|Dirk Blasius]].)
 +  * nl language files (Thanks to [[alien@slackware.com|Eric Hameleers]].)
 +  * New “Driven by DokuWiki” and “Monobook for DokuWiki” buttons (Thanks to [[derek.scott@gmail.com|Derek Scott]].)
 +  * The following links have been removed permanently since its unlikely they will be implemented:
 +    * Move tab
 +    * My contributions
 +    * My watchlist
 +  * monobook_nothing (a JavaScript function) has been removed.
 +  * body_onload has been removed
 +  * body_ondblclick has been removed
 +  * move has been removed
 +  * discussion-location has been added
 ===== May 2, 2006 ===== ===== May 2, 2006 =====
  
 As promised, [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated! As promised, [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated!
-Language support is now available + 
-More things are easier configurable with wiki pages+ Language support is now available 
 + More things are easier configurable with wiki pages 
 And more, as usual, you can check out what's new for yourself. And more, as usual, you can check out what's new for yourself.
  
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 Hi all. Just to let you know of the following events: Hi all. Just to let you know of the following events:
-I caught a cold of some sort Tuesday + 
-Finals at the college started Tuesday, and last until May 1st. +  * I caught a cold of some sort Tuesday 
-I have received a lot of contributions to [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]]+  Finals at the college started Tuesday, and last until May 1st. 
 +  I have received **a lot** of contributions to [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] 
 Because of all of this, I'll be delaying changes until May 2nd, which is Tuesday– tests will be over and I should have recovered by then. Because of all of this, I'll be delaying changes until May 2nd, which is Tuesday– tests will be over and I should have recovered by then.
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 Also, I think I like the old format of news better, so I've changed it back. :-) Also, I think I like the old format of news better, so I've changed it back. :-)
  
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 [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has a new release: [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has a new release:
-navigation and toolbox can actually be wiki pages now! 8-O + 
-Google Analytics is easy to integrate! 8-O +  * navigation and toolbox can actually be wiki pages now! 8-O 
-A referrers script [[:wiki:referrers|like mine]] is now included! 8-O +  Google Analytics is easy to integrate! 8-O 
-And other shocking things! 8-O+  A referrers script [[:wiki:referrers|like mine]] is now included! 8-O 
 +  And other shocking things! 8-O
  
 ===== April 19, 2006 ===== ===== April 19, 2006 =====
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 A few announcements: A few announcements:
-Updates to [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] will occur only once a week on Fridays from now on, if there are bug fixes and improved features that need updating. + 
-Don't forget to list your monobook site on Talk:Projects:Monobook for DokuWiki! :-) +  * Updates to [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] will occur only **once a week** on Fridays from now on, if there are bug fixes and improved features that need updating. 
-I would also like to thank all of the current users and people who have sent in bug reports and improvements. Thank you for the support!+  Don't forget to list your monobook site on Talk:Projects:Monobook for DokuWiki! :-) 
 +  I would also like to thank all of the current users and people who have sent in bug reports and improvements. Thank you for the support!
  
 ===== April 1, 2006 =====  ===== April 1, 2006 ===== 
  
-A major release of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] today. It has been completely re-worked from the ground up and doesn't use as many files for configuration. Go grab it!+**major release** of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] today. It has been completely re-worked from the ground up and doesn't use as many files for configuration. Go grab it!
  
 ===== March 30, 2006 ===== ===== March 30, 2006 =====
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 [[:projects:libtate]] has been updated with some initial 3d math classes. No rendering yet. [[:projects:libtate]] has been updated with some initial 3d math classes. No rendering yet.
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 New drop of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]], better conformance to new DokuWiki CSS, and user logo is customizable. New drop of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]], better conformance to new DokuWiki CSS, and user logo is customizable.
  
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 OK, since yesterday, DokuWiki was updated again, and there appears to be more problems that are showing up in templates again. OK, since yesterday, DokuWiki was updated again, and there appears to be more problems that are showing up in templates again.
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 Now, as for the update I had planned tonight, unfortunately other things have come up that I need to take care of, and I regret to say the new version will be delayed a few days. I expect to release sometime Tuesday, and I'll be away from the Internet until then. Now, as for the update I had planned tonight, unfortunately other things have come up that I need to take care of, and I regret to say the new version will be delayed a few days. I expect to release sometime Tuesday, and I'll be away from the Internet until then.
  
 ===== March 9, 2006 ===== ===== March 9, 2006 =====
  
-Aloha, everybody; there will be a new release of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] tomorrow night. If you find any bugs or mini feature requests not already listed on the project page, please let me know tonight sometime, thanks!+Aloha, everybody; there will be a new release of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] **tomorrow night**. If you find any bugs or mini feature requests not already listed on the project page, please let me know tonight sometime, thanks!
  
 ===== March 5, 2006 ===== ===== March 5, 2006 =====
  
-Hey everyone; I see that [[http://www.splitbrain.org/projects/dokuwiki|DokuWiki]] has been updated, and Peter A. let me know that there were some incompatibilities, however these problems have been fixed, so you can go ahead and grab the new drop of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]].+Hey everyone; I see that [[http://www.splitbrain.org/projects/dokuwiki|DokuWiki]] has been updated, and Peter A. let me know that there were some incompatibilities, **however these problems have been fixed**, so you can go ahead and grab the new drop of [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]].
  
 ===== March 4, 2006 ===== ===== March 4, 2006 =====
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 ===== March 1, 2006 ===== ===== March 1, 2006 =====
  
-OKAY! [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has had some major bug fixes. The bottom line is that it should work with any DokuWiki configuration now. So go get the latest version and read about what was fixed!+//**OKAY!**// [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has had some major bug fixes. The bottom line is that it should work with any DokuWiki configuration now. So go get the latest version and read about what was fixed! 
 Update: 7:00PM, Just added the “image details” page, which looks like Wikipedia's except for the tab colors. Update: 7:00PM, Just added the “image details” page, which looks like Wikipedia's except for the tab colors.
  
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 New drop of [[:projects:libtate]] available. For what's new see [[:projects:libtate:doc:changes|Libtate Changes Log]]. New drop of [[:projects:libtate]] available. For what's new see [[:projects:libtate:doc:changes|Libtate Changes Log]].
 +
 Also, [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated; it now has the proper styles for the spell-checker. Also, [[:projects:monobook_for_dokuwiki]] has been updated; it now has the proper styles for the spell-checker.
  
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 Well, I have finally succeeded in converting the look and feel of the wiki to monobook, and I couldn't be happier. Well, I have finally succeeded in converting the look and feel of the wiki to monobook, and I couldn't be happier.
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 In other news, for the folks who were at the Game Developer club @ UCF last night, here is the link for [[:projects:virtual_grandpa]]. Feel free to collaborate with me or others or on your own to try to finish coding it. In other news, for the folks who were at the Game Developer club @ UCF last night, here is the link for [[:projects:virtual_grandpa]]. Feel free to collaborate with me or others or on your own to try to finish coding it.
  
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 Hello everybody! To those who saw the in-progress page last week, the site has now returned; to those who have not visited in a while, welcome back. Hello everybody! To those who saw the in-progress page last week, the site has now returned; to those who have not visited in a while, welcome back.
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 I've decided to make the entire site a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki|Wiki]] site. Why, you may ask? Well primarily because it has come to my attention that a Wiki is about one of the easiest ways to publish content, even for a personal web site. I've decided to make the entire site a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki|Wiki]] site. Why, you may ask? Well primarily because it has come to my attention that a Wiki is about one of the easiest ways to publish content, even for a personal web site.
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 [[http://wiki.splitbrain.org/Dokuwiki|Dokuwiki]] is probably the best choice for a Wiki; it is easy to configure and install, doesn't require a database, has user permissions, namespaces, and a lot of other cool features. About the only thing it is missing is a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monobook|Monobook]] look and feel. [[http://wiki.splitbrain.org/Dokuwiki|Dokuwiki]] is probably the best choice for a Wiki; it is easy to configure and install, doesn't require a database, has user permissions, namespaces, and a lot of other cool features. About the only thing it is missing is a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monobook|Monobook]] look and feel.
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 So that's that. In other news, I will be putting the older content back online in the next week or so as time permits. So that's that. In other news, I will be putting the older content back online in the next week or so as time permits.
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