I agree - a central site that is easy to contribute to seems the best path.
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 8:29 AM, T.J. Crowder <t...@crowdersoftware.com> wrote:
> And my answer: I really like having something owned by the community,
> but I don't see much point if there's no itch to scratch. People are
> more likely to find content on the main site than in an unofficial
> wiki somewhere. As long as contributing to the site is _easy_, well-
> publicized, and not a long drawn-out process, I think we're all (core
> team, community, new adopters of Prototype) better served migrating
> the content to the main site and going that route.
> -- T.J. :-)
> On Apr 8, 2:23 pm, "T.J. Crowder" <t...@crowdersoftware.com> wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > As many of you know, we've had an unofficial Prototype &
> > script.aculo.us wiki for about 18 months:
> > I have a question for the community, but first a preamble.
> > Preamble:
> > In the last year (more, actually), there's been precisely one edit by
> > someone other than me. :-) (Doug Reeder added an on0 handler to the
> > bulletproof ajax page.) I wrote the vast majority of the articles and
> > have been very nearly the only person maintaining them, not that
> > there's been a lot to do on that front. (Don't get the impression I
> > mind; I don't.) This suggests to me that -
> > 1. We don't need a wiki
> > or
> > 2. We do, but it's too hard to contribute to that one because you have
> > to request access and wait for it to be granted
> > As a side note: Tobie and the core team are working on moving the main
> > Prototype website to GitHub (don't worry, the URL doesn't change) from
> > the current CMS it's on (Mephisto), and Tobie says that it will be a
> > lot easier for people to contribute official content to the website
> > once that's done.
> > Question:
> > Do we need a wiki with user-generated content? Or should we just move
> > all of the relevant content to the Prototype website and make sure the
> > process for contributing to the website is well-publicized, easy, and
> > efficient?
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > T.J. Crowder
> > Independent Software Consultant
> > tj / crowder software / comwww.crowdersoftware.com
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