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Author Topic: Should the wiki be re-lifed?  (Read 2894 times)

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Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« on: May 19, 2013, 11:27:17 pm »
Meaning, perhaps a new sub-forum of wiki-like entries would be better. People, especially noobs, might more likely see it. Also, threads could be locked so that they are free of chatter and clatter. Wiki Discussion could be kept around, where people would actually talk about the things posted in wiki threads; wiki thread discussion threads would be verboten in the wiki sub-forum. Maintenance would be less necessary, as if a thread is no longer relevant, it can be ignored, or someone can write up something new. Lastly, it would be part of the main site so that any admin actions required would be within grasp.

Oh, and maybe this should be [re]posted in MAIN, to give everyone a more obvious cue for say.

Thoughts?
« Last Edit: May 19, 2013, 11:31:56 pm by Gray_Area »
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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 03:25:43 am »
A pseudo-wiki will make more work that must be performed by fewer people since only OPs and mods can edit instead of all contributors.

A real wiki is the better way to spread the burden and will also prevent someone "going PBJ" and wiping out an entry if they're the OP, assuming change rollback is enabled.

Perhaps we could ask certain people to volunteer as "lead contributors" and have them review their portions every so often for organization, currency, and completeness.

Sections that need work could be posted with a request for assistance in the Main forum for maximum crowd-source input.

Once that feedback is received, it can be incorporated into the wiki.


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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2013, 04:29:29 pm »
Yeah, libraries only work when you have staff attendance and people to check the books out.
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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2013, 12:12:05 am »
There are at least four of us patiently waiting for the "library" doors to open so we can organize and update the stacks.

I suspect that once the info is more current and user-friendly, traffic will pick up a bit.


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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2013, 04:44:07 pm »
I doubt it.
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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2013, 06:38:42 am »
I am waiting for the front door to be removed and shifted to a portal.

Is that still on the cards Saint?
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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2013, 05:56:50 am »
I'm still interested in updating wiki entries (dunno if Scott included me in the 'four'). Perhaps starting a wiki using Wikia?


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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2013, 10:53:44 pm »
I actually spent the evening putting together some content for the wiki, only to find that it was inoperable when it came time to dump it in.

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Re: Should the wiki be re-lifed?
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2013, 06:31:58 am »
I actually spent the evening putting together some content for the wiki, only to find that it was inoperable when it came time to dump it in.

 :dunno

Thanks for the effort.

Maybe make a thread here and when Saint (hopefully) gets the Wiki logins running again you can dump in the content you created.


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