[2024-feb-29] Sad news: Eric Layton aka Nocturnal Slacker aka vtel57 passed away on Feb 26th, shortly after hospitalization. He was one of our Wiki's most prominent admins. He will be missed.

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start [2016/07/21 16:06 (UTC)] – [Edit This Wiki] enable the registration form again and see what happens. alienbobstart [2024/06/01 20:09 (UTC)] (current) – I have disabled the mailing list but kept the archives. alienbob
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-If you just want to talk about the content of any of our Wiki pages, or if you want to propose improvements to a page, you can use the "discussion" tab which shows up at the top of every page, and leave your thoughts/comments/ideas there. Alternatively, SlackDocs also has a mailing list which can be used for content discussion and brainstorming at http://lists.alienbase.nl/mailman/listinfo/slackdocs (we keep the [[http://lists.alienbase.nl/pipermail/slackdocs/|discussion archives]]).+If you just want to talk about the content of any of our Wiki pages, or if you want to propose improvements to a page, you can use the "discussion" tab which shows up at the top of every page, and leave your thoughts/comments/ideas there. Alternatively, SlackDocs also has an [[https://lists.alienbase.nl/pipermail/slackdocs/|archive of the mailing list]] which has been used for initial content discussion and brainstorming.
  
-If you are willing and able to contribute to the wiki, please see [[slackdocs:contributing|this list]] for ideas. Perhaps you already have an idea for a new article! \\ We understand that you may be uncertain about your writing skills or unsure about how to start contributing. If that is the case, we encourage you to subscribe to the [[http://lists.alienbase.nl/mailman/listinfo/slackdocs|mailing list]] and ask for help. The people on that list will certainly offer assistance. \\ If you think that a mailing list is difficult to use, we wrote [[slackdocs:mailing_list#how_to_use_the_slackdocs_mailing_list|helpful instructions]] for you.+If you are willing and able to contribute to the wiki, please see [[slackdocs:contributing|this list]] for ideas. Perhaps you already have an idea for a new article! \\ We understand that you may be uncertain about your writing skills or unsure about how to start contributing. If that is the case, we encourage you to visit the [[https://web.libera.chat/?nick=Guest?#slackdocs|#slackdocs]] IRC channel on [[https://libera.chat/|Libera Chat]].
  
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-You must [[http://docs.slackware.com/start?do=register|create an account]] to edit pages in this Wiki. In order to fight spam, your new account will not be able to edit this Wiki immediately. One of the Wiki admins will have to enable it first, which usually does not take long+You must <del>[[https://docs.slackware.com/start?do=register|create an account]]</del> have an account to edit pages in this Wiki. In order to fight spam mainly from Russian criminal hackers<del>your new account will not be able to edit this Wiki immediately. One of the Wiki admins will have to enable it first, which usually does not take long</del>, the registration form has been disabled. Please send me (Eric Hameleers) an email to my ''@slackware.com'' address with your request for a Wiki account. I need a valid email address from you, as well as your preference for a user-id. Also you must state what your intentions are for this account.
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-<del>**Send an email to [[slackdocs:contact|slackdocs-admin]] if you want to request an account. The registration form has been disabled because of spam attacks!**</del>+
  
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