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== Why Not? ==

Revision as of 00:20, 11 January 2006

Why Wiki?

  • Easy to use
    • Web-based
    • Simple syntax (don't need to know HTML)
  • Anyone can make changes -- no more waiting for the Webmaster to get around to your requested changes.
  • Many free and open source options
  • Flexible and extensible

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Why Not?

  • Too open -- "I don't want someone changing my writing!"
  • Disorganized
  • Vandalism and spam



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