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On 2010-04-08 19:51 UTC Ryan Hill wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Apr 2010 20:12:49 +0200
> Ben de Groot <email@example.com> wrote:
> > After the mostly positive feedback on the recent wiki discussion, we
> > have now gone ahead, formed a preliminary team consisting of both
> > users and developers, and put up a project page . All constructive
> > feedback on this new project is welcome.
> why are we setting up a user wiki when a very popular one already exists?
> it seems like a complete duplication of effort. i'm not saying don't do
> it, i'm just baffled why we would.
Well, one reason could be, that the "unofficial" one lost its whole database
once, and there were other multiple multi-day outages in the past. I expect an
official Wiki to have a reasonable availability and not losing most of the
content, breaking links all over the net for months.
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