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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Clarifying facts
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2012 01:35:51 GMT
On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Simon Phipps <> wrote:
> On 14 Mar 2012, at 00:54, Rob Weir wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 8:49 PM, Simon Phipps <> wrote:
>>> On 14 Mar 2012, at 00:25, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>> It may be better to emphasize the questions that will have a useful
>>>> lifetime of much more than the time it will take to achieve consensus
>>>> on the responses.
>>> Actually, it's looking pretty good already. My experience of FAQs is that a good
FAQ starts small and is dynamic, changing with the questions that are current in the project.
I see no reason to assume it will take weeks of delay to have a stable set of questions and
answers that can then form the core of future activity.
>> With 22 of 33 revisions coming from you, I assume it would meet with
>> your satisfaction.  But if you are happy with it now, maybe take a
>> break and let someone else get in and edit?
> First you complain I do nothing, now you're unhappy I do too much. Impossible to please
> Seriously though, getting a page started in a wiki in public is like that; you don't
perfect it offline, you hack it online and every "save" looks like a revision to the outsider.
It's quiesced now, knock yourself out.

That's fine.  Until you step back it can be hard to tell whether that
painting you're admiring is actually a painting, or a mirror ;-)

Allowing a few more brushes in there is a great idea.

> S.

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