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RE: Wiki or list

From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 11:32:02 -0000
Message-ID: <350DC7048372D31197F200902773DF4C04943FD3@exchange11.rl.ac.uk>
To: 'Dan Brickley' <danbri@w3.org>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: "Miles, AJ (Alistair) " <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, "'Cayzer, Steve'" <Steve.Cayzer@hp.com>, "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

Fine by me.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Brickley [mailto:danbri@w3.org]
> Sent: 16 November 2003 14:43
> To: Charles McCathieNevile
> Cc: Miles, AJ (Alistair) ; 'Cayzer, Steve'; 'public-esw-thes@w3.org'
> Subject: Re: Wiki or list
> 
> 
> 
> * Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org> [2003-11-16 09:34-0500]
> > 
> > I prefer the list. Would it upset people idf the list were 
> subscribed to the
> > Wiki so it gets notice of updates?
> 
> I think the list is a good permanent record of thoughts, issues,
> changes. While the wiki does keep a version history, it isn't 
> quite the
> same. A brief mail message can capture a snapshot of 
> someone's thinking
> at a given point, which hopefully will also be reflected 
> (eventually) in
> the wiki view.
> 
> We should btw be very clear that we are making this up as we are going
> along! One of the reasons I was originally excited to do this whole
> SWAD-E project was as a way of finding out the pros and cons 
> of various
> ways of collaborating on SW vocab development. Whether IRC, 
> wiki, email,
> Web can be somehow hoooked together to support lightweight 
> collaboration
> on RDF vocabs, and to use this experience to figure out 
> how/whether/etc
> other W3C-related efforts might attempt similar things.
> 
> Long way of saying: I don't know what will work, let's find out ;)
> 
> I would support trying the experiment of subscribing this 
> list to one or
> more of the thesaurus wiki pages. If it gets annoying we can 
> always back
> off... Interesting idea, let's see how it works out. Alistair, others,
> would that be OK by you?
> 
> Dan
> 
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