I tried to say that the templates function as an API. Templates are most
definetly not documented and they prevent the reuse of our material, Our
templates are horrible from a re-users point of view and to make it worse,
we are un-apologetic about our template mess. There are alternatives that
will make us more open that are not considered for the sake of expediency.
Fuzheado wrote on his blog that we have captured 97% of the encyclopaedic
market. We are as bad a monopolists as Microsoft is at its worst.
In many ways it is a big hole and we are still digging..
2009/2/1 Chad <innocentkiller(a)gmail.com>
How is the api not documented? Between the docs on
and the fact that every parameter is
documented (with examples), I'd say its highly
On Feb 1, 2009 12:18 AM, "Gerard Meijssen" <gerard.meijssen(a)gmail.com>
Let us please appreciate what is being said here: "Wikipedia is a horrible
place to copy templates from". We pride ourselves of being open source and
the current templates make us as bad as the worst proprietary vendor. We
have what is effectively an API and it is not documented at all.
2009/2/1 Daniel Friesen <dan_the_man(a)telus.net>
^_^ Wikipedia is already a horrible place to copy
templates from. Unlike
Wikipedia most other M...
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