[Zope] Wiki vs Mailing List
Oleg Broytmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thu, 24 May 2001 12:28:00 +0400 (MSD)
On 23 May 2001, Karl Anderson wrote:
> Oleg Broytmann <email@example.com> writes:
> > I, personnaly, just hate web-based collaboration. Cameron Laird and few
> > other people suggested me to try ZWiki. I tried. Now I hate web
> > collaboration even more :)
> > Let me count pros and cons of web-based collaboration against e-mail:
> > 1. Web is "pull technology". You need to download the entire page. How many
> > times do I need to read and reread messages on
> > http://dev.zope.org/Wikis/DevSite/Proposals/ExtendedDTMLSorting - just to
> > see noone added new comment? Isn't it just a waste of traffic?
> I use NetMind's URL-Minder to tell me when the wikis I need to be on
Will NetMind send me false alarm when the design (not content) of the
page changed? For example, if time stamped on the page - will NetMind send
> top of are updated. I watch RecentChanges when I care about the
> whole wiki, individual pages otherwise.
Where is RecentChanges on the page
> > 2. Editing text is certainly weak point of the web. It is plainly nightmare
> > to edit text in those small <textarea>s that loose all decent editing
> > features. With e-mail, I can use whatever editor I prefer.
> There's no reason to edit in the web browser if you don't want to.
> With FTP, you can use whatever editor you prefer.
I didn't tried it, but is dev.zope.org FTPable?
Oleg Broytmann http://www.zope.org/Members/phd/ firstname.lastname@example.org
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