History of osu!

osu!wiki

MediaWiki (2011 - 2017)

Full page screenshot of osu!wiki in MediaWiki, taken on 2017-02-17

Date, Time Description
2011-12-05T08:13Z First edit of osu!wiki by Ephemeral.
2011-12-06 osu!wiki is now live!.
2012-11 osu!wiki now has 3 admins (Dellirium, Repflez). Previously, only peppy was the admin.
2013-01-27T06:12Z peppy integrated the osu!wiki with the main site design. Link to peppy's post.
2014 osu!wiki becomes an actual information centre of osu!, replacing most of the web copies such as The Team and Rules. Also, osu!wiki now has 5 admins (Loctav, deadbeat).
2015 osu!wiki received major translation updates from other languages. Dellirium has been replaced by Shiro as one of the admins of osu!wiki.
2016-02-22 osu!wiki now has 8 admins (Ukami and Galkan).
2016-04-01 osu!wiki now has 9 admins (Nathanael).
2016-08-30 osu!wiki running on MediaWiki is being deprecated in favour of the GitHub repository version. The current osu!wiki will stay until the GitHub version is ready to be deployed with all the pages and images ported.
2017-06 osu!wiki running on MediaWiki is officially deprecated. The link now points to the new osu-web interface using the osu!wiki resources made in the GitHub repository. A temporary backup of the osu!wiki without the MediaWiki functionality can be found here.

GitHub repository (2016 - present)

Date Description
2016-08-26 peppy created osu-wiki repository. craftu and Xyloo ported the MediaWiki content to the repository in a week.
2016-09 Most of the pages except the images are moved to the repository, with unsolved syntax-translation errors stemming from language differences between Markdown and MediaWiki.
2017-01 osu!web support of osu!wiki done by nanaya.
2017-01-05 osu!wiki project suggested by Ephemeralis.
2017-01-26 osu!wiki got mentioned on ppy's blog.
2017-05-22 osu!news archive is now stored on osu!wiki (in text form only).
2017-05-30 Page redirection is finally implemented in osu!wiki
2017-06 TPGPL is promoted with write-access for the osu-wiki repository. Search service on osu-web for osu!wiki is implemented.