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I own a GitHub organisation and project. Unknown people (out of the organization) sometimes edit my project's wiki, which is cool.

How can I receive a notification when someone edits my project's GitHub wiki?
I "watch" my project but don't receive any notification.

Preferably via email or RSS/Atom.

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I think that you only have to have the project watched. It should send you notifications when anything such as issues and the WIKI are updated.

UPDATE:

As the updated question states, watching does not give you updates on the Wiki.

However, this question has been asked on StackOverflow: How can you track or be notified of changes to GitHub wikis? A couple of approaches are given including an RSS feed & one based on Service Hooks.

The RSS feed is easy to use. The URL is not exposed anywhere but is built up like this:

https://github.com/<user>/<repo>/wiki.atom
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  • I am watching the project already :-/ I edited my question to add this information.
    – nic
    Jun 1, 2015 at 6:29
  • I probably should have realised that anyway. Please see my update. Jun 1, 2015 at 7:37
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    That StackOverflow had come up in my previous web searches. It asks for service hooks, which excludes simpler solutions. There must be something easier than using service hooks.
    – nic
    Jun 1, 2015 at 7:44
  • Is there a problem using the RSS feed? Jun 1, 2015 at 8:16
  • Nice find! Unfortunately github.com/aegif/CmisSync/wiki.atom does not seem to be a valid feed, it breaks my RSS feed reader and does not validate: validator.w3.org/feed/… I sent a bug report to Github about that.
    – nic
    Jun 1, 2015 at 8:42

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