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The metakgp wiki is an open repository of community knowledge about IIT Kharagpur that anyone can edit. We hang out on Slack, come by and say hi.

Infrastructure[edit source]

Further information: Metakgp:SysAdmin

The metakgp wiki is running on a single Digital Ocean droplet with 1 GB RAM, a 30 GB SSD, and a single CPU.

History[edit source]

Metakgp was started by Vivek Aithal and Vikrant Varma at IIT Kharagpur in 2014. After a period of inactivity, it was revived in 2015 with the help of Harsh Gupta and Vivek Rai.

Statistics about top contributors can be found at Special:ContributionScores.

Timeline[edit source]

  • 29th April 2015: Vikrant met Harsh, Sanyam and Vivek Rai at CCD and discussed the idea of a wiki for IIT-KGP, which he and his roommate Vivek Aithal started last year. Vikrant set up a mediawiki instance on digital ocean.
  • May-June 2015: metaKGP was met by generous contributions by Vivek Rai, Kumar Abhishek and Harsh Gupta. Though everybody was busy with their intern so we couldn't get a lot done.
  • 28th June 2015: we got the domain
  • August 2015: we launched metaKGP to the public through shares on our facebook wall.
  • 8th September 2015: we launched our facebook page
  • 13th September 2015: we launched mfqp a tool for searching question papers on the library's previous year question papers website.
  • 16th September 2015: we started publishing (gymkhana) constitution fun facts on our facebook page.
  • 11 Feb 2016: Shashank Saraf generously agreed to let us use the metakgp Google Group name; it was previously used for "Metallurgy and Materials Science- IIT Kharagpur, 2006".

Users' thoughts about metakgp[edit source]

- Why metakgp? Some motivations and goals. -- Amrav (talk)

- What is metakgp? -- Amrav (talk)

- metakgp wants to give KGP its history. -- Hargup (talk)

meta pages[edit source]

Following pages are under the namespace Metakgp, these are meta pages for metakgp.