[SA2.2] Re: [Mediawiki-l] Help with customizing MW 1.3

Evan Prodromou evan at wikitravel.org
Fri Jul 23 18:54:54 UTC 2004


Nick Bell wrote:

> The Wiki concept need not be reserved for open access projects.

Actually, having content editable by all is one of the key Wiki principles:

	http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiPrinciples

In other words: if there's no open access, it's not a Wiki.

Anyways, my point was that it's probably a -lot- easier to build up from a CMS 
system than to try to disable features in MediaWiki or some other wiki engine.

You _can_ make a carburetor into a frying pan, but usually it's a lot easier to 
just use a frying pan.

~ESP



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