[MinnowBoard] Minnowboard.org wiki access/terms of service

Bill Traynor btraynor at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 14:12:48 UTC 2016

On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 8:39 AM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> Hello.  I started to set up an account at
> http://wiki.minnowboard.org/Special:RequestAccount
> But the Terms of Service page is blank:
> http://wiki.minnowboard.org/MinnowBoard_Wiki:Terms_of_Service
> And setting up an account requires agreeing to those terms, which will be
> filled in later.  That makes me a bit reluctant.

To request an account you don't actually have to read the ToS, you
just have to tick the box that says you did.  Are you saying you're
concerned that there are no terms of service at all and would like
them filled in?

> There is no direct admin contact point listed, so I have joined this list in
> the hope that it's the right place to ask.

On any wiki using MediaWiki, you can always find the admins on this page:


In this case, the admin you'll want to contact is warthog9, although
he will likely respond to this email.

> Could the ToS be filled in?  Or I can report bugs in the wiki here, if
> desired.  Like the links to Google+, Facebook, and Twitter on the Get
> Involved page have trailing pipe symbols that make them 404...

All of these links work fine for me.

> Thanks!
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