Wiki focus - user versus developer documentation

Michael Shiloh michael at
Thu Sep 4 17:42:55 CEST 2008

Marko Knöbl wrote:
> 2008/8/31 Minh Ha Duong <haduong at>:
>>>> Whom do you mean by "admins"? The wiki editors?
>>> As Cesar Eduardo Barros pointed out you may also be referring to the
>>> System Administrators of the Wiki. I don't think that this change
>>> would require much work by them: they only would have to do some
>>> simple changes to three configuration files of the MediaWiki software.
>> Yes I meant System Administrator, and I will try to avoid "admin" in the
>> future. Sorry but I don't buy the rest of your argument, I am an old cynical
>> fart. "Keep requests to the minimum" means zero requests to me. For example,
>> the CSS can be fixed without System Administrator, so I think now that it is
>> good enough, there are more urgent things to set straight on the wiki (and
>> btw you can still use the monobook skin if you ask the URL properly, they did
>> not remove the files from the server).
>> Minh
> Ok, I agree now that we shouldn't ask too much of the system
> administrator at the moment. Can we do this later when there is less
> work for him? - Or should we think of a different method of separating
> the developer documentation from the user documentation?

I think this is a reasonable question to ask of the system 
administrators themselves.


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