wikis are great but using a markup language for formatting is a bit too
retro - adding one of the wysiwyg html editors makes a big difference in
getting more people to add content

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From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of K.A. Bouton
Sent: 07 March 2005 13:45
To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
Subject: [slim] The Slim Wiki - We can make this an excellent source
ofinformation


I am a firm believer in Wikis. The one you've chosen - TikiWiki is a bit
daunting for new users, but can be overcome - and is really really
useful. Once it gets started and rolling it can provide a much more
organized way to find out information on slimserver et all, answering
the tedious questions you must get day in and out.

Because I have been gathering bits and pieces recently, and frustrated
at having to search through pages of forum material - very very useful
but difficult to filter, I have taken kdf to heart, and have been
plugging away and editing and adding some wikipages, including putting
up some slimserver documentation. Hope that's ok.

I would suggest you make the wiki a direct link from the header under
http://www.slimdevices.com/dev_* <http://www.slimdevices.com/dev_*>
along with resources/forums/plugins etc

Regards
Katherine


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kdf said
I thought the idea of a wiki was to let any jump in and contribute,
making it a
living, organic document? Many of the Slim staff have indicated that
keeping
up with the volume of email is hard enough, I would expect overseeing
the wiki
would also be difficult. I would expect, given past expressions on this

subject, that contribtutions are wanted on everything.

If you are willing to accept me as a ad hoc proxy, here is the list of
things I
can think of off the cuff:

Configuration data: compare setups, scan times, etc

linux startup scripts for various flavours (gentoo, Suse keep coming up
on this
list)

Plugin Ideas (great for anyone looking to try out server development but
lacking
a concrete idea).

Howto's, for things like FAAD setup, or AlienBBC on mac/windows.

-kdf
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