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Bringing Web Time Travel to MediaWiki: An Assessment of the Memento MediaWiki Extension

@article{Jones2014BringingWT,
  title={Bringing Web Time Travel to MediaWiki: An Assessment of the Memento MediaWiki Extension},
  author={Shawn M. Jones and Michael L. Nelson and Harihar Shankar and Herbert Van de Sompel},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1406.3876}
}
We have implemented the Memento MediaWiki Extension Version 2.0, which brings the Memento Protocol to MediaWiki, used by Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation. [] Key Result Our test results and mathematical review find that, contrary to intuition, Pattern 2.1 performs better than Pattern 1.1 due to idiosyncrasies in MediaWiki. In addition to implementing Memento, Version 2.0 allows administrators to choose the optional 200-style datetime negotiation Pattern 1.2 instead of Pattern 2.1. It also permits…
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