[Foundation-l] The Ideal Wiki Software

Mohamed Magdy mohamed.m.k at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 05:44:26 UTC 2007

Virgil Ierubino wrote:
> In an ideal world, what features would the ideal Wiki Software have, and
> what would it be like?
> If we can answer this question, developmental direction is made clear. It is
> easy to develop MediaWiki with view to improving it, streamlining it,
> ironing out bugs - but much more difficult to look beyond it; for the future
> of Wikimedia projects and general wiki success, new software must emerge
> that caters for the new functions required by modern wiki users.
> What functions would set MediaWiki well above all other wiki engines for
> years to come?
> What features would make it the most efficient wiki engine?
> **What would the software be like if it generated maximal wiki success?**
> To discuss this (what I find an interesting) question, I've set up a page at
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_Ideal
> Obviously the answers to these questions won't necessarily be possible to
> implement; but it would be interesting to know the answers nonetheless.
> Look forward to some bright ideas :)
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