XentaxWiki:Community Portal

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This Wiki needs YOU

If you think this site is helpful, why not add to it and make it even more helpful? We want you to contribute to this wiki. If you see mistakes, omissions, dead ends, broken links, or other things that are wrong, you can edit them yourself and make this wiki more useful for the next guy. If you really want to contribute, add a new format to the Game Resource Archives Section. We want to expand it to become the largest resource available on this subject.

Also, if you have ideas about the structure of this site, its contents, or anything else, feel free to share them in the discussion areas or on the XeNTaX forums. To prevent spam, you need to register before you can edit a page.

Todo list

  • Refer to the maintenance reports on the Special:SpecialPages
  • Update all format pages for second release.
  • Check all information - game titles and platforms, file formats and extensions, etc. for accuracy.
  • More info on how to contribute to this Wiki (expanding help section).
  • Add all game-related formats described anywhere else on the Internet to this wiki. (long-term goal)

Current work in progress

  • 29 may Release. On sunday, XeNTaX will send out a press release to several major and minor sites and the wiki will be open for the public.
  • Overseeing growth. We are adding new content while assisting new members

Future Improvements

  • Phase 2. We're running into a problem with games that share the same archive type. We came to a solution that involves creating separate pages for common filetypes. Planning & info is here: Filetype Refactoring.

Once again, anonymous editing has been disabled to fight spammers

It's really the only way to halt the recent influx of spammers. I'm also thinking of making all links nofollow, like on Wikipedia, although that may somewhat disadvantage some of the people that post bonafide links here. I'm open for suggestions.

I'm not entirely clear, what exactly does nofollow do? As for the spammer problem, I suppose this is the best way to control it... ディノ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 12:25, 6 February 2007 (EST)
The main reason spammers try to put their links on lots of sites is to raise their rank in search engines like Google. Nofollow means search engine crawlers won't follow the link to the next site. This means the link won't be counted towards its google ranking. So, while nofollow won't deter spammers, at least it won't help them reach their goal. Captain
Aah, that makes sense. I'm fine with the nofollow, then... BTW, the Filetype Refactoring project has been pretty well assimilated into my current revisions of the WIKI, as I stated on the project's page itself... Just thought I would tell you, if you wanted to update the information on it on this page... ディノ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 13:02, 7 February 2007 (EST)