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How do you stop a wiki from being ruined?

Nick Finck

February 9, 2005 at 10:14 AM

Some of you may be interested in my post over at on Wikis and trust. It's a response to a reader question about how to control access to the dynamic within a wiki. We have all heard of Wiki spam from time to time, and I am still not convinced a Wiki should be a public tool, at least without considerable moderation. Anyway, go ahead and read the post: How do you stop a wiki from being ruined?


R. Marie Cox

February 10, 2005 at 1:18 PM

Great advice and quite handy for a project I may start in the next few months. Is there a permanent link to this post? Do I just not see it or does none exist?

Nick Finck

February 11, 2005 at 12:51 PM

None exists. That site needs my loving care... I need to gut it and put in a new CMS that provides things such as perma-links and RSS feeds, etc. It's on my list of things to do.

R. Marie Cox

February 11, 2005 at 1:56 PM

Or you could publish an article here compiling the information from your many Digital Web news posts on the subject into a comprehensive primer on wiki's. Or I could suggest more work that you probably don't have time for... : )

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