Hi Matt,

>> b) It is hard to classify the documents. Two possibilities:
> Yes, it is hard to classify them (and many other things) if you insist
> on forcing them into a single, canonical hierarchy. 

Oh, I don't insist on anything; I just don't have clue how to start...

> But what if you classified documents on the basis of keywords, or
> key phrases? Then visitors could either search based on those
> phrases or browse a keyword index.
> Of course, that assumes your Wiki software has some means of managing
> metadata.

As far as I can see, it doesn't. But putting keywords on the pages
could help.

> And you could just make some arbitrary decisions about what materials 
> should be included and how to classify them. Even a very imperfect
> collection would be more helpful than none. 

Probably true.

> And if people don't like your collection, tell them to start their
> own. Isn't that what the Web is all about?

Right. Easy to change everything. 

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