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Re: [admin] W3C Wiki migration

From: Rimantas Liubertas <rimantas@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 12:31:55 +0300
Message-ID: <5ccfb3340708130231j2436101am4107704554ea3010@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>

> Moving to MediaWiki means current contributors have to learn yet another
> awkward punctuation-based wiki markup language, along with new
> idiosyncrasies and UI differences. Whilst they are learning about this, they
> cannot be helping new contributors.

Learning will take how long, 10-20 minutes? Don't forget these skills
are transferable
to wikipedia. Being able to contribute here has some benefits to out
weight the horror
of learning new things, hasn't it?

Received on Monday, 13 August 2007 09:32:04 UTC

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