The war of bots over preserving/disregarding spelling and syntax errors, -- or -, comma or semicolon, etc. has continued without letup, making it much more difficult to see what is going on in RecentChanges.
I don't know about "without letup" - been some signal on RC the last couple days. You don't suppose?
Many people who have interest in building, interaction and dialogue have gravitated elsewhere. Might come back if this place starts working again ...
You could take a look at the backlinks of the ImplicitTopics for more?
This is a page about stuff that wiki didn't think about because of being (a) lobotomized by RC spam and (b) deserted due to google-invisibility. Wiki knows precious little about June 2005 - September 2007. It's like it had a long lost weekend or something.