[pmwiki-users] Google Analytics
celok at gmx.net
Wed Aug 23 10:49:40 CDT 2006
Without much ado, i fully agree to this opinion.
In short: "Please do not make any Google/Yahoo/AnyThingElse a core feature."
Just my two cents.
(Actually my objection in this case is (amongst the general reasons)
based on Google's censoring policy in China.)
Neil Herber schrieb am 23.08.2006 16:56 Uhr:
> At 2006-08-22 10:51 PM -0400, Alan Hoyle is rumored to have said:
>> I am personally in favor of adding the option to Core as well. I run
>> a few instances of PmWiki and use Google Analytics on a couple of
> Initially I thought that this was a non-issue and so said nothing.
> Now, however, I have a few worries about the slippery slope that
> inclusion in the core presents. Rather than being a purely
> open-source project, PmWiki will have some components embedded in it
> that are of a commercial nature. There may already be such components
> in PmWiki, but I am not aware of them - so shame on me if they are there.
> I know that at least one of my clients would be concerned about
> having Google "code" inside PmWiki even if it is something that needs
> to be switched on by the admin. They have no problems with recipes,
> because they are clearly not part of the basic system and can be
> omitted or inserted as required.
> They are not concerned about how users have "found" their sites,
> because for the most part they are closed. If they went to the Google
> page http://www.google.com/analytics/ , the heading that says
> "Integrated with Adwords" would be enough to kill any consideration of PmWiki.
> Their views may be minor, but having Google Analytics as a recipe
> would sidestep the issue completely. Most admins (on this list,
> anyway) are using other recipes, so one more should not be a show stopper.
> Neil Herber
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