The Apache HTTP Server is an open source HTTP web server for Unix platforms (BSDi, Linux, and Mac OS X systems), Microsoft Windows, and other platforms. The author claims the name was initially chosen as a catchy name in order to be original, but the most widespread interpretation (which almost immediately surfaced) is that the name comes from the fact that...
XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a W3C Recommendation for creating special-purpose markup languages. It is a...
The Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) is a metalanguage in which one can define markup languages for documents. SGML is a descendant of IBM's "Generalized Markup Language" GML, developed in the 1960s by Charles Goldfarb, Edward Mosher and Raymond Lorie (whose surname initials also happen to be GML).
SGML provides a variety of markup...
welcome, getwiker! -
Depending on what you know about Wikis or the history of the GetWiki site, you may be frustrated on how to create new pages, or edit the ones we have here. As of August 2008, the software has been completely replaced (along with all built-in assumptions about wikis) with a whole new platform. There are remaining details to work out on the site,...
John Bordley Rawls (21 Feb 1921 - 24 Nov 2002), a Harvard University professor, was a leading American figure in Moral Philosophy. Rawls' A Theory of Justice (1971) is considered a primary text in political and ethical reasoning, and he earned a Schock Prize for Logic and Philosophy, and a National Humanities Medal presented by U.S. President Bill Clinton in 1999, recognizing...
History of Philosophy
Jewish Philosophy is the conjunction between serious study of Philosophy and Jewish Theology.
Early Jewish Philosophy was heavilly influenced by the Philosophy of Plato, Aristotle and Islamic Philosophy. Many early medieval Jewish philosophers (700s to 1000 CE) were especially influenced by the Islamic Motazilites; they denied all limiting attributes of God and were...
Pragmatic theory of truth refers to those accounts, definitions, and theories of the concept truth that distinguish the philosophies of pragmatism and pragmaticism. The conception of truth in question varies along lines that reflect the influence of several thinkers, initially and notably, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey, but a number of common...
SOHO is an acronym for "Small Office/Home Office", a common platform for software development.
SOHOdb, an open source business database
GetWiki Administrators -
GetMeta is the meta topic area, a metanamespace in wiki terms. The GetMeta name was the title of the GetWiki.net wiki, originally, but is now reserved for pages and discussion related to that wiki, as the wiki was renamed to GetWiki on 11 March, 2007, to take advantage of the more well-known name.
In semiotics, a sign relational complex is a generalization of a sign relation that allows for empty components in the elementary sign relations, or sign relational triples of the form (object, sign, interpretant).
Generally speaking, when it comes to things that are being contemplated as ostensible or potential signs of other things, neither the existence nor the uniqueness...
Philosophy of Religion is the study of the meaning and justification of fundamental religious claims, particularly about the nature and existence of God (or gods, or the divine).
Philosophy of religion was classically regarded as part of metaphysics, since Aristotle, in some of whose writings were...
An "operating system" consists of many utilities, along with a master control program, called the "kernel". The kernel provides services to start and stop programs, handle the file system and other "low level" tasks most programs on your computer share. Perhaps most importantly, the kernels also schedule access to hardware,...
GetWiki allows TeX markup for mathematics and logic formulas. Instead of assuming complicated dependencies and server resources on all GetWiki-based wikis just to generate PNG images, GetWiki translates TeX into simple XHTML markup1, with LaTeX parsing and image rendering available as a deprecated option2. In the future, as browsers become even more XML...
Wikipedia Review is an internet discussion forum and blog for the critical discussion of Pseudopedia and other Wikimedia projects.
The original version of Wikipedia Review was hosted at ProBoards in November 2005 by Igor Alexander. In December 2005, Igor Alexander gave up administration to Blu Aardvark. At that stage the policy of Wikipedia Review changed from...
is wikinfo dead?-
Wow, Fred has made some radical changes very quickly over there! Besides his unethical, unwarranted freak out on me (Proteus, the one person who kept Wikinfo running smoothly for 3 years), he totally botched a questionable regrade back to MediaWiki (thus solidifying his ties to Jimbo's Borg, and killing the importing which made Wikinfo what it was). By making all the...
History of Philosophy
Christian Philosophy is a two-millennia tradition of rational thought as applied to the Christian tradition. No survey article can do more than touch on the most major figures and traditions, each of which are covered in articles of their own. Also there has been considerable interaction with Jewish Philosophy and Islamic Philosophy that continues into the modern era, e.g. Modern...
Live GetWiki blacklist inspired byweblink
weblink + GetWiki spam/pr0n
- Lines starting with a blank space, " ", are comments, like these
- Lines with banned content fragments, and hosts with "" characters before "."'s
- These entries will not be indexed by search engines
- SAVE PAGE and SHOW PREVIEW are blocked if any entry is in a...
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time InternetInternet or synchronous conferencing. It is mainly designed for group (many-to-many) communication in discussion forums called channels, but also allows one-to-one communication and data transfers via IM (private message).
IRC was created by Jarkko Oikarinen in late August 1988 to replace a program called MUT...
A browser "feed" icon, used in Firefox, for example, and the Atom website icon, used with valid feeds
The name Atom applies to a pair of related standards. The Atom Syndication Format is an XML language used for Web Feeds, while the Atom Publishing...
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