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Re: [Q2A] Possible useful additions

From: frozenice <frozenice@frozenice.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 23:27:59 +0100
Message-ID: <5091A5EF.2090908@frozenice.de>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
What Garbee replied (this is for Q&A only, not Docs) + Polls were meant to be admin-only, he just didn't state that explicitly.

On 31.10.2012 23:12, David Bradbury wrote:
> - Polls -- I think admins being able to create polls would be great. I don't see the purpose for regular users, and it would likely just creat
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> - FAQ -- +1
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> - Badges -- Doesn't bother me either way. Might be nice to have a way to recognize users who are making an effort to help and contribute.
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> - Tagging Tools -- I can definitely see the benefit. The biggest issue I believe would be consistency across articles. That said, it'd be nice to have
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> - Markdown Editor -- My biggest issue is making sure we have a consistent syntax. I'd be glad to use Markdown, but if we are going to use it, I think we need to convert all of the
> articles to use Markdown.
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> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 11:12 AM, frozenice <frozenice@frozenice.de <mailto:frozenice@frozenice.de>> wrote:
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>      > (Sorry, can't remember by whom for my life.)
>     That's me. :P
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>     I updated my dev install with the other plugins so everyone can get an opinion on those. I already changed some of the plugins' settings. No work was done on the markdown
>     editor plugin, yet.
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>     URL: http://webplatform.frozenice.__de/q2a/ <http://webplatform.frozenice.de/q2a/>
>     admin login: admin / testing
>     user login: user / testing
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>     Feel free to play around with all the stuff (admin/plugin settings etc.). You can also register new user accounts (no email verification required). Just don't break anything! ;)
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>     I put some thoughts into the box at the upper right, you can add notes there, too (Admin > Layout > the HTML code there).
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>     Plugins look good in general, some work needs to be done though. The polls plugin already has some permissions, so we can set "create polls" to admins only, for example.
>     Allowing users to change their votes is also possible. Badges could use some work. See the notes on the page for more info.
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>     On 29.10.2012 22:51, Jonathan Garbee wrote:
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>         I was looking through some of the plugins at the Q2A site and noticed a few that could be useful:
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>         - Polls [1]  -- This plugin would allow us to easily do polls from the community on what they think of different things.  It has come up in the forums that polls would be a
>         good
>         idea for different things, this would allow us to do them easily.
>         - FAQ [2] -- This plugin gives us an easily manageable FAQ page for the Q2A system.  It is currently tucked away in the Docs [3] which isn't convenient.  This would simply
>         add a
>         new page with (seemingly) easy administration in the Q2A Admin section.
>         - Badges [4] -- This one gives us a nice badge system for users.  It has been said that things like this are good for communities.  Why not give it a shot?
>         - Tagging Tools [5] -- This will give us the ability to set synonyms to tags to automatically make say "HTML5" be "HTML" so that we keep somewhat standard tagging for main
>         tags.
>         - Markdown Editor [6] -- There is some work going into a Markdown editor already (Sorry, can't remember by whom for my life.) but this plugin could be just what we need to
>         get the
>         job done.
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>         Thoughts on these?
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>         Thanks,
>         -Garbee
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>         [1] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-__poll <https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-poll>
>         [2] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-__faq <https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-faq>
>         [3] http://docs.webplatform.org/__wiki/WPD:Q&A_FAQ <http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Q&A_FAQ>
>         [4] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-__badges <https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-badges>
>         [5] https://github.com/svivian/__q2a-tagging-tools <https://github.com/svivian/q2a-tagging-tools>
>         [6] http://codelair.co.uk/11/__markdown-editor-plugin-q2a <http://codelair.co.uk/11/markdown-editor-plugin-q2a>
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