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- Subject: Re: split/join
- From: "John Belmonte" <jvb@...>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 10:34:41 +0900
John Passaniti wrote:
> > * If there was a wiki at tecgraf / lua.org, the Lua
> > authors would lose the complete control they
> > currently have over the site content.
> Nope. There is nothing intrinsic about Wiki and Wiki-like
> systems that *requires* public access. While it is certainly true
> that "out of the box" most Wiki and Wiki-like software grants
> public access to allow anyone to edit anything, that is more an
> artifact of the Wiki community's expectations rather than some
> intrinsic feature about the software. I run two Wiki
> systems that only I have the ability to edit.
>From the mini.net Lua wiki home page:
"I am aware of the Lua wiki at http://lua.swiki.net/, but decided to set
up this one because it requires no login, and hence makes participation
Many people share Jean-Claude's view and want to contribute anonymously.
Furthermore having authentication increases the maintenance burden (someone
has to approve/disallow access) and requires even the casual user wanting to
correct a typo or broken link to wait until access is granted.