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Re: Emacs Website. Was: 21.2 release. Was: dabbrev can hang in presence


From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: Re: Emacs Website. Was: 21.2 release. Was: dabbrev can hang in presence of fields
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 14:18:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

>> I would, if I thought it would stand a chance.  I just assume that
>> either the GNU people running the server don't want to install weird
>> software (such as the wiki script), or people are affraid of abuse.
>> But other than that, yes, I think it is a good solution.
>
> Well, in that case, I disagree.

With the arguments mentioned, or because of something else?  Or with
the assumption I made?

>> It works fine on the wiki.  It has now 731 pages, and managed to get
>> lots of hits:
>
> The number of hits is not the only criterion of the quality.  Nor is
> it certain that the goals of the Emacs page and the wiki are
> comparable.

Correct, haha, but that was trivial.  What I WANTED to say is that
even though the pages are publically editable, there is not much
abuse.  I get lots of hits, have lots of pages, and only one incident
that I remember.

> Anyway, this is all IMHO; I'm not the head maintainer for Emacs, so
> there are others you could try to convince.

Heh, "Steter Tropfen höhlt den Stein" (constant water drops will
hollow the stone?).

>  I'll happily relinquish my duties of taking care of the Emacs Web
> page as far as my time allows.  I only took it upon myself because
> no one else volunteered, and because the grave problems could be
> fixed by a small amount of work, an amount I could afford.

Thanks for the time you are investing.

Alex.
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