[pmwiki-users] wiki farm terminology

DaveG pmwiki at solidgone.com
Sat Mar 18 14:04:39 CST 2006

Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> Neil Herber schrieb:
>> Dave, Jo and Hans all make valid points. I think it might help to have a 
>> wikifarm terminology docs page to:
>> * provide a place to find the preferred terminology with definitions
>> * explain where "farm" came from
>> * explain some of the dangers of using an agricultural analogy
>> * list the various terms such as "field" that still exist in the docs 
>> and suggest alternate terms or phrases that are clear, short , and 
>> unambiguous
> Hmm... not something that I'd be searching for in the "official" 
> documentation.
> But a good place for documenters to come back to see what the 
> agreed-upon terminology is. 
I agree. Not really required from an installation perspective (the 
audience of the installation page), but definitely useful to avoid these 
huge threads again :)

>(If/when there's an agreement, that is *g*) 
Please, soon, please! :)

> Ideally, that page could go away once the wikifarm terminology has been 
> cleaned up.
Would the wikifarm terminology get cleaned up, or ploughed out? Perhaps 
more fertilizer is required... :)

> Regards,
> Jo
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