Excellent, thank you Katie!

Nathan

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Katie Filbert <filbe...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Nathan Tallman <ntall...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > That's what I'm worried about with MediaWiki. The syntax used when
> creating
> > and editing pages isn't intuitive and I'm afraid people won't want to use
> > it. I was hoping someone would recommend a wiki with more of a WYSIWYG
> type
> > of editing interface. Was also hoping to stick with FLOSS, but perhaps I
> > should at least peak at Confluence.
> >
>
> It's still experimental but the Wikimedia Foundation is developing a visual
> WYSIWYG type editor.
>
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/VisualEditor:Sandbox (try it)
>
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:VisualEditor
>
> The goal is to make it easier to edit without the wiki syntax.  There still
> will be an "advanced" edit option so that people can still use markup if
> they want.
>
> Cheers,
> Katie Filbert
>
>
> >
> > Thanks for the input,
> > Nathan
> >
> > On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 8:50 AM, Nate Vack <njv...@wisc.edu> wrote:
> >
> > > If you're expecting "everyone" to create and edit pages,
> > > it will be very hard to get widespread adoption with it.
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Katie Filbert
> Board member, Wikimedia District of Columbia
> http://wikimediadc.org
> filbe...@gmail.com
> @filbertkm / @wikimediadc
>

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