[pmwiki-users] Using PmWiki for authoring a book

Thomas Voghera thomasvoghera at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 09:22:17 CDT 2006

It would be a great thing if PmWiki could have two panels side by side, both 
for editing and for reviewing edits.
Have a look at how effective Total Commander is relative other filehandlers.

Bigger screens with more pixels and 16:9 makes room for that.

regards /Thomas V

"Roman" <romat2 at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:3e8cb5c00608240606v7f8786e0tbc8696941fd575bc at mail.gmail.com...
>> Wikis in general are ideal for collaborative text editing. Since all
>> revisions are preserved people can go ahead an alter stuff, without
>> worrying about potentially losing anything. It's also easy to compare
>> edits side by side.
> I must point out that pmwiki does not show differences side by side
> but bellow each other. It is very easy to find changes at paragraph
> level (which paragraph has been added, which has been deleted etc.),
> but sometimes it's hard to find changes at word level. If reviewer
> changes single word or corrects a typo you will see nearly identical
> paragraphs and you have to stare at them for a while to find where is
> the difference. That's my experience. Apart from this small annoyance
> I can only recommend for collaborative textbook editing.
> Roman 

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