[Wine] The pros and cons of a wiki AppDB
dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 08:59:02 CDT 2009
2009/3/7 IneedAname <wineappdb at googlemail.com>:
> On Sat, 7 Mar 2009 20:10:13 +0000
> David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yep. That's why a wiki is nice. If you open it up to everyone to
>> contribute, you'll get bad stuff but you'll get good stuff you just
>> wouldn't get otherwise. It's a great format to capture that.
> We would use the same system for edit rights that we use now.
> Make appDB account then ask to be a maintainer then you can edit the wiki page for that app.
> The wiki is only for application notes.
> Anyone can read the wiki history.
> It would be very hard to set up.
Con: Becoming a maintainer is a pain in the backside. You won't get
useful drive-by contributions, and a lot of this stuff is drive-by.
> Do not cross post or you may up set people with power.
So when we're talking about a service to users, you're saying "God
forbid we ask the users"?
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