[LON-CAPA-users] RE: Wiki...

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 14 Apr 2009 15:25:06 -0400


Actually, it would be great if people could help us in writing and  
updating the real documentation. Like the rest of LON-CAPA, it is open- 
source and also part of our CVS. Let me know if you would be willing  
to help, and I'll get you all set up :-)

- Gerd.

Please excuse brevity, sent from iPod.

On Apr 14, 2009, at 12:58 PM, "Ron Fox" <fox@nscl.msu.edu> wrote:

> I have to say that I hate software products whose _only_  
> documentation is a
> wiki.  It usually seems an excuse to under-document.  I'm in the yes  
> to the
> wiki but as a supplement to formal, well organized  
> documentation...which
> wikis hardly ever seem to turn out to be.
> For me where a wiki is good is when I pretty much know what I'm  
> doing but
> need to search for the answer to some special question.  A really good
> example of a wiki that does this is the Tcl scripting language wiki at
> http://wiki.tcl.tk  Really bad examples of wikis for documentation..  
> you
> don't have to  look too far to find them.
> Ron Fox
> Michigan State University
> East Lansing, MI 48824-1321
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