Mika E. (Ipstenu)

Mika Epstein (aka Ipstenu) has been running JFO since day one. She handles everything you see here, from posts to server code, and still manages to keep a full time job and have a happy family. Nearly every time she goes on a no-internet vacation, important news happens.

CuteNews.ru

We’ve been using CuteNews for our news since late 2005. Now we’re using CuteNews.ru. It’s a Russian product, very much like CuteNews, only with some nicer admin features. This should all be transparent on the user end.

Apologies!

For those of you on IE, who thought the site went insane on Saturday, and for anyone who couldn’t get in the Wiki, we apologize. There was a design tweak that resulted in any logged in user to see the wiki as a ‘fatal error’, as well as a ‘whoops’ issue with us forgetting that …

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MediaWiki 1.6.10

In addition to the various bug fixes for AJAX, we’ve updated the skin and made it easier for people to talk about a page. How’s that? Why you click ‘Discussion’ on a page and it makes a new forum topic! FYI, we’re not upgrading to 1.9 because that requires PHP 5 and we don’t want …

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LiveJournal

You may have noticed that new link up there on the header. We’re ‘partnered’ with the Jorja All Around LiveJournal community. No, there’s no cross-code to make your forum IDs work there and here, but simply put: they asked, and we couldn’t see a reason not to hook up.