DragonFly docs List (threaded) for 2004-11
Re: Wiki-fying docs
-On [20041129 08:52], Sascha Wildner (saw@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>no objections. I've worked in the german Wikipedia for a while and found
>the wiki format to be very convenient to work with despite its drawbacks
>such as the link cluttering already mentioned by Jeroen. But once an
>article is "mature" these can usually be cleaned up quickly enough in
>one dedicated run.
Well I agree that in general the hurdle of contributing to a wiki is
substantially lower (in thought) than of sending textual changes to a
The only thing I am concerned about is conversion of this stuff into, say, a
PDF. Because how nice a wiki might be, you will not always have Internet
access nor a webbrowser available.
And some people, like me, prefer to print documents in order to read them.
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