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Re: d-w wiki

On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 06:30:17PM -0400, Samantha wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 21:47 -0400, Christine Spang wrote:
> > Just thought I'd note: you need the password to edit pages; if you don't
> > have it, then feel free to ask for someone to /msg it to you over IRC
> > (Meike or Erinn or anyone else feel free to chime in if there's any
> > other means you'd like people to receive the password through). Don't be
> > afraid to ask!

> This is a neat idea. However, I am a bit confused about the password
> requirement. I am not sure if this was mentioned on irc already (if so I
> apologise)...why is there a password to edit a wiki? Doesn't that defeat
> the purpose of a wiki? 

Because the Internet is a democratizing institution, which means that any
idiot with $20/mo. to spend on a connection can be a fuckwit and wikispam
you for fun and profit.

Welcome to the least common denominator -- you are here.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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