User talk:Benjamin Mako Hill

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Suggestion from an offline user (via BackWashBot)[edit]

User:Benjamin Mako Hill made the following comment using an offline wikireader:

This is the first test text from If you read this it means that we've posted it successfully!

—via BackWashBot 11:02, 8 April 2011 (EDT)

Suggestion from an offline user (via BackWashBot)[edit]

An anonymous user made the following comment on this revision using an offline wikireader:

This is the second test item uploaded from

—via BackWashBot 11:03, 8 April 2011 (EDT)


are these bots? or some psychofan of yours? ;) Dariusz 08:38, 29 October 2011 (EDT)

These is a bot that I wrote which is built to allow people to contribute to Wikipedia from offline wikireaders. Ask me about this at the next cooperation meeting. It's actually rather cool! Benjamin Mako Hill 08:50, 29 October 2011 (EDT)
Interesting, I will! Dariusz 10:49, 29 October 2011 (EDT)
Cool! I am going to have to try to contribute to Wikipedia with my wikireader sometime! Just have to update it from way to long ago I think 2015 ha Hexatekin (talk) 23:41, 19 November 2017 (EST)


Dear M, would you mind installing the gspread extension used on the Codex wiki? There's a lot of tabular data I would like to write wiki pages around, and that's the easiest solution I know of. Warmly, Sj (talk) 14:57, 28 December 2014 (EST)

I think you are talking about this widget. I've installed Extension:Widgets but this is what I get when I try to use it:

This page indicates that I am not alone but I'm not sure what to do about this. —mako 20:19, 29 December 2014 (EST)
Ahhh so. There was also the gSpreadEmbed Extension function, which should be rewritten anyway to use the new google drive URLs (and better still, their API).
Still haven't found time to visit the NW :( but missing you all! :) Sj (talk) 22:45, 12 July 2017 (EDT)