[Wine] Re: Re-proposal: web forums
futhark77 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 22 15:50:37 CDT 2006
2006/4/22, Sterling Christensen <sterling.christensen at gmail.com>:
> For Wine, stickies would be useful for questions that keep getting
> asked very frequently. Asnwer it once then sticky it. That way others
> thinking of asking the same question will see the stick instead for
> weeks, months to come - until you decide there are too many stickies
> and unstick it.
> Forums generally don't delete messages. Posting to a thread bumps the
> thread to the top of the list. A sticky is a message that always stays
> at the top, to keep it visible. Usually used for important topics such
> as "Posting rules - read this before posting.", but also for FAQs on
> issues too temporary to be added to a real FAQ page.
You raise the idea of a FAQ here. I'd simply like to point that a FAQ can be
maintained - and needs to be maintained - regarless of the format you choose
(list or forum, stickies or not). FAQs are not built instantly out of
stickies. I personnally prefer a well written FAQ to stickies (some
newsgroups have awesome FAQs, ex comp.c.lang @ http://c-faq.com/).
Just sharing my opinion :-)
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