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post Sun 24th May 2009, 4:11pm
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http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:X3d

zomg. it's happening. huh.gif

naw, i'm kidding bout the whole zomg thing... wub.gif


it is sort of neat though. rolleyes.gif
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post Sun 24th May 2009, 6:21pm
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QUOTE(emesee @ Sun 24th May 2009, 4:11pm) *

zoh,mg

Apparently, "mg" is the country-code for Madagascar, and "zo.mg" is yet unregistered. I say, go for it.
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post Sun 24th May 2009, 6:39pm
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QUOTE(CharlotteWebb @ Sun 24th May 2009, 11:21am) *

QUOTE(emesee @ Sun 24th May 2009, 4:11pm) *

zoh,mg

Apparently, "mg" is the country-code for Madagascar, and "zo.mg" is yet unregistered. I say, go for it.


as i'm sure you are aware, that is a superb idea. cthulhu.gif


but it appears it would cost about 150$ and two sites i saw are asking for 3 characters minimum... boing.gif

ooo, but they do tell me i could get "aaaaffiliates.com" for a mere 678.05 USD - it sounds like a superb domain for some adsense arbitrage! everyone will think i'm an "affiliate" and therefore legitimate! idea.gif

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QUOTE(emesee @ Sun 24th May 2009, 11:11am) *

Whose brain should we three-dimensionally map out first?
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QUOTE(emesee @ Sun 24th May 2009, 4:11pm) *

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:X3d

zomg. it's happening. huh.gif

naw, i'm kidding bout the whole zomg thing... wub.gif


it is sort of neat though. rolleyes.gif


wow! check out the live example - click and drag in 3D.

<NSFW>
Just think what User:Seedfeeder could do with this.

Actually, there are already 3D models in use, they probably just need to be saved in the correct format.
</NSFW>

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QUOTE(TungstenCarbide @ Sun 24th May 2009, 1:58pm) *
Actually, there are already 3D models in use, they probably just need to be saved in the correct format.

I'm sure it's just a matter of time...

This could be a good way to sneak free corporate advertising into Wikipedia, actually. Make a 3D model of some really weird sexual act being performed, so that the default view looks completely normal - but when people rotate it and zoom in on the genitalia, a big Wal-Mart or Microsoft logo appears, or maybe a floating link to some retail site where you can buy discounted iPods.

Actually, if the internal link isn't pre-parsed, then people could use that to get around the "nofollow" tags - I'd guess that Google doesn't care if the link is within an "X3D" tag or not, and it might not even care about how well-obscured it is. You could embed all sorts of stuff in there, and they'd probably only be able to see it by opening the .x3d file directly in a text editor (though I'll have to check out some of these authoring programs - there might be ways to find hidden links with those too).

Of course, now that I've pointed this out, en.wp will probably refuse to install or enable this extension, for fear of it being "abused." Oh well... another nice idea out the window, eh? bored.gif
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and guess wut?! a blender 3d python x3d export script! ohmy.gif


http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title...84&oldid=256969

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post Mon 25th May 2009, 4:28am
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QUOTE(Somey @ Sun 24th May 2009, 11:52am) *

QUOTE(emesee @ Sun 24th May 2009, 11:11am) *

Whose brain should we three-dimensionally map out first?

Not mine. Is there no privacy? You can make do with 2-D slices, and just use your imagination for the rest, thank you very much. tongue.gif
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QUOTE(MediaWiki.org)

Use this extension to render x3d content directly in MediaWiki. All content between <x3d> and </x3d> tags is passed to a Java applet.

The implications of this are that these 3d objects can be created modularly by a mish-mash of templates.

Gee, why don't they do this for SVG graphics? Then one would need not upload the same map or diagram or whatever several times with different text for each language.
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