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MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.31.0. --Erik (talk) 17:59, 16 June 2018 (UTC)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.30.0. --Erik (talk) 20:21, 11 March 2018 (UTC)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.28.2. --Erik (talk) 02:00, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.23.5. --Erik (talk) 19:34, 26 October 2014 (EDT)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.19.0. --Erik (talk) 00:30, 1 June 2012 (EDT)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.18.0. --Erik 03:44, 17 December 2011 (CST)

Patched to 1.16.2. --Erik 18:53, 1 February 2011 (EST) | Patched to 1.16.5. --Erik 17:55, 13 June 2011 (CDT)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.16.1. --Erik 11:43, 5 January 2011 (CST)

Patched to 1.15.3. --Erik 09:33, 7 April 2010 (UTC) | Patched to 1.15.4. --Erik 08:31, 30 May 2010 (UTC) | Patched to 1.15.5. --Erik 23:12, 28 July 2010 (UTC)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.15.2. --Erik 00:25, 9 March 2010 (UTC)

Sorry for the temporary downtime - we forgot to renew the domain name registration. --rworkman 0006, 3 November 2009 (UTC)

There has been a reset of the wiki. The database was corrupted. A few pages, all Talk/Discussion pages and all user accounts were lost. --Erik 23:44, 6 June 2009 (UTC)

MediaWiki was upgraded to 1.14.0 --Erik 16:49, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

We've moved! We're now hosted by with an upgrade to MediaWiki 1.6.6 and spambot prevention in place. --Erik 11:33, 22 May 2006 (GMT)

The contest has been won by Marcus. Admire the logo :) --FredEmmott 12:36, 24 Feb 2005 (GMT)

Updated SlackWiki to MediaWiki 1.4.7 --FredEmmott 12:01, 21 Jul 2005 (GMT)

We're now sharing with several other Slackware projects such as SlackSec, the Slackware Book Project, and Slamd64. Hopefully this will mean a more reliable and faster wiki --FredEmmott 19:42, 2 May 2005 (GMT)

We're back onto my little UML temporarily, but I've finally judged the contest, congratulations to Marcus. Next artwork contest comming soon, please use the main talk page for suggestions on more technical contests --FredEmmott 18:36, 24 Feb 2005 (GMT)

Thanks to RackSpace and Michael Shuler - they've generously donated a dedicated server to, which slackwiki is sharing --FredEmmott 15:06, 1 Dec 2004 (CST)

We are now sharing this server with - security updates in Pat's absence --FredEmmott 22:22, 19 Nov 2004 (GMT)

We should not have as many problems with server now - I have no choice but to run debian on this server, and apparantly they missed backporting a security patch, so it's now on traditional non-debianified apache 1.3.33 :) --FredEmmott 18:03, 2 Nov 2004 (GMT)

Please feel free to bring our old pages over from the old site --FredEmmott 21:23, 31 Oct 2004 (GMT)

Swapped wiki software again because PHPWiki is too buggy --FredEmmott 21:11, 31 Oct 2004 (GMT)