On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 03:22:30PM +0100, Rory Browne wrote:
> TBH I think that neither the strength, nor for that matter the
> existance of authentication is relevent for a wiki. The whole idea of
> a wiki is that anyone can edit, and hopefully add to what is already
> there. Mediawiki can be told not to allow editing to certain pages as
> well, except to sysop(administrator) users.
while i'm not a fan of fine-grained access control, that's a bit too
coarse for my taste.
> I also think we should use the same weapon that MS has been using for
> the past 20 years - familiarity. When we use the same wiki as
> Wikipedia, and people get to know wikipedia, it will be easier for
> them to use, and add to the information on our wiki. This advantage
> would extend to our having the look and feel of wikipedia.
in reality most wiki's are pretty much the same.
regardless, i have more experience installing and maintaining mediawiki
than i do with twiki. it's just that from what i've read, twiki offers
a better tool for things a group of teachers might want to do.
but i'll help install anything.
On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 03:36:29PM +0100, Anders Holm wrote:
> "Roll on spammers and fraudsters. Let's get this school wiki site hosed,
yes, i agree.
i think it would be foolish to not at least require people to have
accounts. but i'm not going to maintain content, i'll just help
maintain the backend.
let me know if that weekend works for people?
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