[Foundation-l] Wikimedia IdeaTorrent?

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 22:30:42 UTC 2009

Erik Moeller 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.

Seems like bugzilla, but with a separated "solutions" section, where
proposed solutions can get votes.
I don't think it should be added, but moving bugzilla to brainstorm
could be considered.

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