[Foundation-l] Wikimedia IdeaTorrent?

Brian Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Wed Jan 28 20:25:41 UTC 2009

Yes! Better tools are needed for finding good ideas and gauging consensus.
The worst thing is that it won't get used - the best thing is much better.

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> If you haven't seen it yet, Ubuntu is running an interesting
> brainstorming software called IdeaTorrent to think collectively about
> common problems and solutions:
> http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/
> The software:
> http://www.ideatorrent.org/
> I wonder - would people consider it useful to set up something like
> brainstorm.wikimedia.org using this software, or would it be too
> duplicative of BugZilla and listservs? The benefit of IdeaTorrent is
> that it's very straightforward for non-technical users to contribute
> ideas and solutions. And, of course, it could be used for
> non-technical problems as well.
> --
> Erik Möller
> Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation
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