SPUG: SPUGwiki Needs Photos, etc.

Jay Gray jaygray at scn.org
Tue Jul 29 00:09:39 CDT 2003


Might I recommend you cheat through the process, and put a link to your
real webpage in all your wiki members page...

That is what I did (in addition to the perl-ish stuff I wrote).

-- Jay Gray

On Tue, 22 Jul 2003, Ben Reser wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 11:02:38AM -0700, SPUG-list-owner wrote:
> > My concern is that in lulls between "buffy" discussions, the
> > London.pm folks might notice that only 7 alleged SPUGsters were
> > sufficiently conscious to make MemberPages for themselves on our
> > Wiki Site, which might lead to calls for a recount of the last
> > PUG census, with "hanging chad" members excluded! 8-}
> Yeah the problem is now everyone is doing the Wiki thing and saying "Hey
> come make a page here."  I already have a home page.  I barely have time
> to maintain it.  Why would I want to make another page that I won't have
> time to maintain?
> Frankly, I think the better thing to do is:
> a) Realize that the wiki is not the only way to participate.
> b) Accept that it is new and will take time to ramp up.
> c) Rather than encouraging people to post pictures of their dog fluffy,
> have them post useful and interesting things that relate to the
> group.  This will take longer to happen, but as people come up with
> things that are useful and interesting asking them to spend the time to
> post it on the wiki is likely to be far more fruitful than asking people
> to duplicate their personal home pages.
> Besides what can Londom.pm talk about?  They don't even have a wiki yet.
> At least I can't find any mention of it on their page.  ;)
> -- 
> Ben Reser <ben at reser.org>
> http://ben.reser.org
> "What upsets me is not that you lied to me, but that from now on I can
> no longer believe you." -- Nietzsche
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