Thread Subject: Re: wiki notification
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From: mike paciello
Date: Mon, Nov 06 2006 4:12 PM
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All points well stated, Jim.
Again, to a degree, I would recommend that Jared enlist at least 2 of us who
are familiar with the administrative aspects of a wiki. Jared, we are more
than happy to help you.
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Subject: [teitac-tools] wiki notification
I hate to ask Jared for anything, given that we're already not only abusing
his helpfulness but, more importantly, distracting him from making
accessibility-related contributions to the content of the wiki. It's like
insisting that Bobby Fischer play checkers with you. Of course, it's no
more wasteful than having Trace develop its hand-raising utility, but at
least in that case it's self-distraction....
Our wiki can supposedly notify a user when changes are made to a page on
that user's watchlist. There are settings on the user preferences page for
notification, which I have had turned on since the beginning. But no email!
I mention the notification issue because one of the weaknesses of wiki
compared to email, especially for unfamiliar users, is its
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