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Subject:RE: Wiki as a documentation delivery system? From:"Simon North" <Simon -dot- North -at- quintiq -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 01 Aug 2006 17:04:27 +0200
Matthew Horn said:
> If you make it difficult to add or collaborate, then it isn't a wiki.
> would guess there's an inverse relationship between the difficulty
> adding content and the amount of content added.
Absolutely! If you're going to have gatekeepers and vetting, you must
just as well use web pages on an intranet/extranet. The whole
of a wiki is the LOW threshold, and there is an increasing trend
WYSIWYG editing interfaces to make it even easier. Put any kind of
in the way and you discourage contributions (I actively encourage
to create personal entries where there are no rules at all).
Simon North, Technical Writer.
Quintiq Application Software BV
's Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
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