[development] Advice for developing Drupal wiki module
boris at bryght.com
Tue Jan 10 17:11:16 UTC 2006
On 10-Jan-06, at 7:04 AM, Moshe Weitzman wrote:
> Bèr Kessels wrote:
>> Chop it up: * wikisyntax module = a filter * [[wikilinking]] = a
>> freelinkinging module
>> * revisions = core
>> * oh, wait, we have that already. :p Really, its possible since a
>> long time.
> have you actually tried it? i've setup sites with both of the
> recipes listed at bryght.com. it is barely ok and absolutely sucks
> compared to a real wiki like dokuwiki or mediawiki. attention to
> detail is what makes these apps sing. deliving a 70% solution
> doesn't impress anyone when 100% solutions are freely available.
You're right that it sucks...and I'm not entirely sure why. Diffs
obviously still look terrible...but in the other wikis I use, I don't
actually use diff functionality.
I think it's all the extra cruft of node stuff, perhaps. I think an
AJAX, edit-in-place functionality would almost turn all of Drupal
into a wiki-like experience, depending on permissions.
Of course, the main areas where I find myself using wiki
functionality is for collaboratively working on a document.
> i'd love it if someone took the lead in improving our wiki
> solution. preferably a user experience focused person.
I'd support this.
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