[Wikipedia-l] Slashcode

The Cunctator cunctator at kband.com
Mon Aug 26 13:50:48 UTC 2002

"Jimmy Wales" <jwales at bomis.com> wrote:
> I have experience with slashcode -- it's sort of a big ugly bear.
> Also, mailing lists have (like wiki) a lower "threshold of success"
> than a slashcode site.  I can explain further if that doesn't mean
> something to everyone.
> Still, I'm not opposed to the idea of a wikipedia slash or similar, if
> there's a general clamor for it and it sounds like we have a good idea
> of what it's for.

Instead of a wikipedia slash, what we need to implement is something more
like the Yahoo! Groups, where the mailing list has a straightforward
bulletin board interface, which should be hooked into the Wikipedia user
database.Then we'd start getting somewhere.

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