Re: moving the wiki content?
On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 11:19:33AM +0200, Alexander Reichle-Schmehl wrote:
> Steve Langasek schrieb:
> > Presently, there's a good deal of high-quality content in the Debian Women
> > wiki, which is out of sight of the "wiki community" that edits
> > wiki.debian.org and for which this mailing list is a clear point of contact
> > in the event of vandalization. If this content is moved to wiki.debian.org,
> > will anyone take responsibility for it and maintain editorial control, or
> > will it be subjected to the unsupervised whims of the sort of people who
> > think wikis make a good place to hold a conversation?
> Where is the problem in subscribing to the content once it's moved over
There's no problem with that, but are people are actually planning to do so?
(I'm not volunteering, just pointing out a potential concern with moving
this documentation to the main wiki.)
> There is quite some interesting content, which is kind of lost to
> those, who don't know that there's a separate wiki.
So people search for such content by using the wiki index and/or wiki
search? This seems odd to me since so much other important documentation is
*not* in the wiki. I would expect a google search to be more useful,
generally, or following links from somewhere.
> Looking at the recent edits it also appears to me, that most edits are
> removal of spam and done by Franklin (who is involved in wiki.d.o but
> TTBOMK not in debian-women). So I wonder if the Debian women wiki is
> maintained in any way at all?
I'm pretty sure the Debian women wiki *isn't* maintained, which is all the
more reason I worry about the content being subject to edits by people who
don't actually have a clue what they're doing if it's moved to the main
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