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Re: the Emacs wiki

From: Nic Ferrier
Subject: Re: the Emacs wiki
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:04:26 +0000

Stephen Leake <address@hidden> writes:

> Nic Ferrier <address@hidden> writes:
>> Stephen Leake <address@hidden> writes:
>>> What is the intended process for maintaining the wiki?
>> There's a git repo that backs it up so you can use that to do extensive
>> processing. You can't update that way though.
>> There are APIs for the emacswiki though. So it wouldn't be hard to right
>> a tool to batch process the git repo and send updates through the api.
> What I get from this is:
>     1) There is _no_ intended process for maintaining the wiki.
>     2) The technical means are in place to do some editing.
> A successful process requires much more than technical means; it
> requires developer/editor/user buy in.

That's right. I would like to help move the wiki to a nicer place than
it is now but please note there are a whole bunch of people from whom
the chaotic nature (in opposition to a controlled one) is the principle
reason for using it.


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