[Foundation-l] Why is MediaWiki so low-tech?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Jan 7 21:55:32 UTC 2007

On 07/01/07, Neil Harris <usenet at tonal.clara.co.uk> wrote:
> David Gerard wrote:
> > On 07/01/07, Gordon Joly <gordon.joly at pobox.com> wrote:

> >> I have had one request from a wiki I run for a local history group -
> >> a spell checker. Everything else they like (the group had TWiki
> >> experience from another project).

> > Does the red-wiggly-underliner in Firefox 2 do any good here?

> It works fine for me. As does the searching within form fields that is
> another very Wiki-friendly feature of FF2.

Yeah. A feature that was in Firebird (as it was) and Mozilla, then was
*taken out* of Firefox! I'm very glad it's back, particularly for wiki

- d.

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