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(can we get more details of the details?)
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wikitravel.org is hosted at [http://www.canaca.com/ Canaca.com].
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Wikitravel uses the [http://wikipedia.sourceforge.net/ MediaWiki] Wiki software created for [http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia], with some minuscule local modifications. MediaWiki is written in the [http://www.php.net PHP] language and uses [http://www.mysql.com/ MySQL] for database storage.
  
We use the [http://wikipedia.sourceforge.net/ MediaWiki] Wiki software created for [http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia], with some minuscule local modifications. MediaWiki is written in the [http://www.php.net PHP] language and uses [http://www.mysql.com/ MySQL] for database storage.
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Wikitravel does not use the servers, administrative staff, or funds of the Wikimedia Foundation; this wiki and that wiki merely use the same freely-licenced software. The site is operated by [[Wikitravel:Internet Brands|Internet Brands]], hosted in their network center. 
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==long term stability?==
 
i'm just wondering what plans there are for long term stability of the site, e.g.:
 
*Is there any formal relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation Wikimedia Foundation]?
 
*Most probably there are many informal links with wikimedia techies/projects. Can someone say roughly what these are, so we have some idea of how independent and/or crosslinked the projects are?
 
*i guess there should be details in [http://wikitravel.org/de/Wikitravel%3ATechnische_Details] but so far there's nothing... :(
 
  
The point is that many of us already have some trust that wikimedia projects are properly backed up and sql dumps are available etc, and we wouldn't like to contribute to a web site which might get lost and so lose all our work... Canaca.com presumably would not want to lose its reputation by allowing things to get lost, but in any case, maximum transparency etc etc would be a good idea.
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===backups===
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Is there somewhere where people can download weekly sql files?
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[[User:Boud|Boud]] 12:02, 9 Aug 2005 (EDT)
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