[Mediawiki-l] [OT] Terminology: Wikis vs. WikiWikiWebs

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 13:37:26 UTC 2007

On 09/01/07, Frederik Dohr <fdg001 at gmx.net> wrote:

> So you basically only use "wiki(s)" and never use "WikiWikiWeb(s)" at all?

Yeah, that's the usage in English I seem to have taken on and see from
others. See also the introduction of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki

> Oh, by the way: Your response reminded me that even my professor - who
> is supposed to know better, and otherwise quite competent - uses the
> term "a wikipedia" sometimes, which I think is quite odd...

Heh. See if you can change their usage :-)

- d.

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