[wiki-standards] Comments on Dirk's "simplest process..."
Filippo A. Salustri
salustri at ryerson.ca
Wed Dec 28 18:36:15 CET 2005
Oops. Forgot to add:
Insofar as I am able to, I would be happy to help with anything I
suggest. That is, I'll put my money where my mouth is. :-)
Ward Cunningham wrote:
> On Dec 28, 2005, at 8:25 AM, Filippo A. Salustri wrote:
>> I also think it would be important to proactively seek out the
>> opinions, wishes, and needs of wiki users who are not programmers or
>> involved with the administration and upkeep of their wikis.
>> I would also suggest that specs should include a "lay person's"
>> summary that can be shown to the user community to get their feedback
>> as well.
> Filippo -- I encourage you do to this on our behalf. But, please don't
> suggest a process that squashes the creativity of the wiki community
> under a pile of righteous "oughts". Wiki has flourished at the hands of
> users who could figure out how to exploit capabilities that they never
> dreamed they could have. We recognize them by the quality of the pages
> they write. Best regards. -- Ward
Prof. Filippo A. Salustri, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
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