www.Pickwiki.com *is* disorganized, despite heroic attempts from Wendy, Rex and Tony to wrangle the content. Simpler is usually better, but pickwiki may be a little too simple - Tony did a lot of work porting 90% to mediawiki, but it's probably too much for one person to take on.
As for assurances for the future, I will not sell or give the wiki to a commercial entity. I don't plan on shutting it down ever, and I make a nightly tarball of the articles and software used to run the wiki so that everyone who wants a copy of their content for safekeeping can have it. It costs me $20/month for a low-end VPS that I use for other side projects, so the cost is minimal, and I've met (virtually) some great people who have shared a lot of their time and expertise with no expectation of a return. <ad> Consider this a plug to share information and tips in blog posts (where you own the content or platform) and on pickwiki (which may get you a minutely larger audience) as well as this mailing list. The more we share, the richer we become. </ad> -----Original Message----- From: u2-users-boun...@listserver.u2ug.org [mailto:u2-users-boun...@listserver.u2ug.org] On Behalf Of Bill Haskett Sent: Monday, August 05, 2013 5:35 PM To: U2 Users List Subject: Re: [U2] XAdmin wiki? You know, I'd have no problem updating documentation to a "wiki" site, where I know all documentation would go and I could continue to reference the documentation in the future. The "Pickwiki" is a little disorganized, but since I do most of my database work with U2 I'd be happy to update anything to a "wiki" they provide. The biggest problem I see is the changing technology. Everything changes, including wikis! Simple is always better, and since we're all developers to one degree or another, we don't need a completely idiot-proof environment; just someone at U2's end who can keep us idiots in line and keep the site organized. Just my $.02. :-) Bill ----- Original Message ----- *From:* dave...@gmail.com *To:* U2 Users List <firstname.lastname@example.org> *Date:* 8/5/2013 4:57 PM *Subject:* Re: [U2] XAdmin wiki? > Hi: > > The problem is not whether you need a wiki or not. The problem is the > documentation is terrible and in most cases non-existent. A year ago > at U2 University a majority of us discussed this with the "board" of Rocket > U2. > The agreed with us they would fix this and show some examples as well. > > Well, here we are a year and many months later with the same problem. > New users and non-eclipse users cannot figure out how this tool works. > > Since U2logic is a U2 VAR, U2logic does get paid to tell our clients > how to use this tool and the others. However, since the tools are > given away by Rocket there is little money in the pot for any meaningful help. > > Regards, > Doug > www.u2logic.com > "Better documentation for our XLr8 Tools" > _______________________________________________ > U2-Users mailing list > U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org > http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users _______________________________________________ U2-Users mailing list U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users ----------------------------------------- IMPORTANT NOTICE: This message is intended only for the addressee and may contain confidential, privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, you may not use, copy or disclose any information contained in the message. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender by reply e-mail and delete the message. _______________________________________________ U2-Users mailing list U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users