[linux-audio-user] Around the wiki.freeaudiosoftware.org - forum

Shayne O'Connor forums at machinehasnoagenda.com
Thu Aug 25 21:33:28 EDT 2005


Randy Kramer wrote:
> On Thursday 25 August 2005 06:04 pm, Shayne O'Connor wrote:
> 
>>Emanuel Rumpf wrote:
>>
>>>Isn't a wiki a kind of forum too? ...but the entries are of higher
>>>quality
>>
>>geez - how is that true (the higher quality part)?
> 
> 
> IIUC, in a forum, all the various replies are shown forever (unless perhaps 
> some are deleted).
> 
> In a wiki, one can go back and edit the page.  When discussion has carried on 
> long enough to uncover the answers someone can (and in the ideal, should) go 
> back, edit the page, delete the extraneous discussions and highlight the 
> answers clearly.

i see now ...

don't forget, though, that sticky threads on forums can serve a similar 
purpose.

shayne


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