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From "Tom Copeland" <...@infoether.com>
Subject RE: A Jakarta wiki?
Date Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:49:40 GMT
Love 'em.  Let's pick one and set it up... they're very cool....

tom

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rodney Waldhoff [mailto:rwaldhoff@apache.org] 
> Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 12:36 PM
> To: Jakarta General List
> Subject: Re: A Jakarta wiki?
> 
> 
> On Sat, 21 Dec 2002, Scott Eade wrote:
> 
> > So how about some feedback:
> > 1. Wiki's - love 'em or hate 'em?
> 
> Love 'em, and think they would provide (a) a good way to write ad hoc
> documentation, (b) a good way to host certain discussions.  
> At my day job
> we use an internal wiki for documentation almost exclusively, and
> sometimes as an effective public brainstorming tool.  (And 
> we're fairly
> centrally located--for distributed, asynchronous discussion a 
> wiki is even
> more useful.)
> 
> > 2. JSPWiki - good choice or bad choice?
> 
> Never used it, so no real opinion, although there seem to be 
> a number of
> wiki's that are much more popular (perhaps not in java 
> though).  There's a
> big list of wiki impls on Ward's Wiki at
> <http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiEngines>, of course.
> 
> (Most wiki clones, JSPWiki included, seem to be GPLed, if 
> that matters to
> anyone.)
> 
> > 3. Scope of the wiki(s) - ((Turbine) and (Avalon)), Jakarta 
> or Apache?
> 
> I'd like to see a wiki with at least jakarta scope.
> 
> One option might be to use a wiki that supports "namespaces", or a
> federation of wikis with intra-wiki links, so that one could create a
> "sub-wiki" per project but still support "global" cross-linking.
> 
> For example, a intra-wiki link might look like 
> Turbine:OracleHowTo versus
> plain ol' OracleHowTo.
> 
> Alternatively, a simple convention of prefixing the project 
> name might be
> sufficient for a shared wiki namespace, but might need 
> support from some
> WikiGnomes.
> 
> > 4. Hosting - apache.org or external
> 
> Something internal would seem official.
> 
> > 5. Timing - now, soon, later or never
> 
> Soon.
> 
> 
> If I can use this wiki (or this makes it easier to set up 
> another wiki)
> for other jakarta/apache projects, I'd be more than happy to help out
> however I can.  Please keep me posted, either via jakarta-general, by
> pointing out where this discussion is happening, or via a direct note.
> 
>  - Rod
> 
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