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Re: [Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] Xen document day (Oct 12 or 26)

Hi Lars,

2011/10/28 Lars Kurth <lars.kurth@xxxxxxx>:
> There may be a few more. Will need to work on these a little more. It may
> also mean that the MediWiki instance is set up that pages must have a
> category and that only a subset of users can create new ones. Otherwise we
> get into the same mess again.

I think the main issues (mess) with the old wiki were:
- not being able to contact someone if information is incorrect / outdated
- noone looking into pages that had become outdated
- not looking for pages that might be outdated
- most of the pages being immutable so you couldn't even fix stuff.

So if we limit edit rights to certain user groups that is not a
problem, as long as the groups are big enough to maintain the
Also it might be helpful to use a release mechanism - if any
registered user can create pages, but they stay invisible until
approval then this would save a lot of time for the regular authors
and still keep up quality. (Thats working really well in my


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