Re: kde-multimedia Broken?
On Wednesday 01 October 2003 13:55, Randy Kramer wrote:
> Couldn't help but comment -- that's the kind of answer I like, one that
> takes you to a good source of information and helps people get at least one
> idea of what wikis are good for.
The wiki is good, but they notoriously edit the page so you have no guarantee
that the info you got today is there tomorrow. Not so good for people
entering "some time later", but the diff give a bit help, if you understand
output of diff.
In principle, debian-user and debian-kde mailing lists could be totally
replaced with that wiki. I have backlogs of email in both lists, and most
likely every 3 months the same questions show up again, and every time it is
like 5 or 6 threads on commenting the comments. Searching the mailing lists
give loads of hits in quoted mails and that is *really* boring stuff.
Nothing against the mailinglists, but a wiki is better since you can crosslink
I stopped reading comp.lang.tcl after I discovered The tcl'ers wiki as a newbe
tcl programmer. Now, long time after my first questions, I can still go back
and check the answers I got. Only problem with the wiki is that there are
quite different systems out there and many of them have different syntax, but
hell, they have a syntax. That's more than one can say about email. (And with
the increasing number of support emails from microsoft I barely use email