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Re: [Q2A] Possible useful additions

From: frozenice <frozenice@frozenice.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:12:20 +0100
Message-ID: <50917814.6000201@frozenice.de>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
 > (Sorry, can't remember by whom for my life.)
That's me. :P

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.

URL: http://webplatform.frozenice.de/q2a/
admin login: admin / testing
user login: user / testing

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! ;)

I put some thoughts into the box at the upper right, you can add notes there, too (Admin > Layout > the HTML code there).

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.

On 29.10.2012 22:51, Jonathan Garbee wrote:
> I was looking through some of the plugins at the Q2A site and noticed a few that could be useful:
> - 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.
> Thoughts on these?
> Thanks,
> -Garbee
> [1] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-poll
> [2] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-faq
> [3] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Q&A_FAQ
> [4] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-badges
> [5] https://github.com/svivian/q2a-tagging-tools
> [6] http://codelair.co.uk/11/markdown-editor-plugin-q2a

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