WikiDashboard now works on live Wikipedia

I don’t recall reading this yet…WikiDashboard now works on live Wikipedia. Previously it was operating on an April 2008 dump.

Well, mostly. Because it is relying on toolserver feeds, you will often enough get timeout-style errors.

As a reminder here is what the dashboard gives you:

(from the FAQ)

There is a similar thing for users (as opposed to articles).

It’s pretty neat that they have it integrated with a Reddit site, so you can easily share interesting page history analyses with other dashboard users. Now what would be even neater was if the IP names were auto-linked to WikiScanner. Oh and if it was available as an extension or gadget, and didn’t have to rely on the poor toolserver’s contrary feeds, that would be the best thing ever. :)

01 November, 2008 •


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