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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Website redesign
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:48:52 GMT

On 10 Aug 2009, at 15:44, Brian Candler wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 09, 2009 at 09:40:52PM +0200, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>> But maybe I'm the only one who likes the
>> replicating wiki :)
> I think it would be a good proving ground for historical _revs, if  
> and when
> they arrive.
> It would probably flush out a lot of issues around access control:  
> e.g. you
> might want to be able to allow wiki updates by replicating *to* the  
> central
> wiki site, but not allow total unfettered access from the Internet  
> which
> could delete previous revs or the entire wiki.
> It might also highlight issues to do with conflicts. That is, I  
> think it
> would be better always to show a page which has multiple conflicting
> versions as a list, and let the user view them all, rather than just  
> picking
> an arbitrary winner, resulting in some people saying "where did my  
> edits
> go?"

Right, that's the design I've chosen for my wiki, but I haven't gotten  
to implement it yet :) Gotta get that book finished ;)


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