[pmwiki-users] PmW Mag?
editor at fast.st
Tue Sep 19 12:21:29 CDT 2006
Hey, this is an exciting idea! I love it. PmMag could include
articles such as
1) comparing and contrasting various, similar recipes
2) why I chose PmWiki, or case studies
3) best practices for things like farms, security, etc.
4) major new releases/code changes, why, what they do
I can see how such articles could be extremely useful to a new
coder--if they were archived and searchable. In fact these would
probably be the best place to look to see if something recent has been
How would these articles be submitted?
How would they be reviewed?
Would they be editable like other wiki pages?
The thing that makes a magazine useful is the editorial process. It
seems some sort of process would need to be developed whereby articles
could be submitted, reviewed and discussed (on the mail list?), once a
consensus version is drafted, published. Then, they should be
published in some sort of permanent form--though editing might be
desirable for updating articles.
One concern is adding all these task to Pm's already busy plate.
Others would have to step up to the plate.
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