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[aprssig] APRS Wiki

Brian Riley brianbr at mac.com
Wed Apr 5 22:30:28 UTC 2006


The strength of Wiki lies in the fact that in general 'good' people'  
outnumber  'bad' people and Wiki users and practioners tend care a  
lot and to pay quite close attention. I read something somewhere that  
wiki-vandalism has a lifespan on the order of minutes before it gets  
spotted and cleaned up.

On Apr 5, 2006, at 12:38 PM, scott at opentrac.org wrote:

> Wikipedia has a lot of good information on how the process works -  
> and in
> practice it seems to work a lot better than you might expect.  As  
> long as
> there are plenty of people looking at the information who know if  
> it's good
> or not, we can keep misinformation to a minimum.
>
> Thanks to everyone that has contributed so far, even just in the  
> creation of
> stubs.  The more activity there is on the site, the more people will
> contribute.
>
> Scott
> N1VG
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Robbie Robertson
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 9:31 AM
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Wiki
>>
>> Yes!  I was able to delete my own comment.. Now, can others delete my
>> comment or comments from others??
>>
>> Another question that comes to mind, and maybe I am
>> misunderstanding the
>> purpose of a wiki page... Does this mean that someone coming
>> to the wiki
>> info page for guidance, get good information, or the type of
>> misinformation that may still be around on various out of date web
>> pages? Who is going to regulate the information from
>> everyone. If it is
>> not "good" information and "current" information, why are we
>> doing this
>> then?
>>
>> Robbie
>>
>> scott at opentrac.org wrote:
>>
>>> It does need something.  I tried to put the Xastir
>> screenshot there that I
>>> later moved to the Xastir page... just couldn't get it to
>> look how I wanted.
>>> If someone has graphics to post, they can just send them to
>> me and I'll put
>>> them in the images folder.  Might make an FTP drop for it too.
>>>
>>> A cleaner APRS logo would be nice...
>>>
>>> Scott
>>> N1VG
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>>>> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Curt, WE7U
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 8:50 AM
>>>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>>>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Wiki
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, 31 Mar 2006 scott at opentrac.org wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Ok, thanks to Steve the Wiki can now be accessed at:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://info.aprs.net
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Does anybody else think that the initial page needs some pizzaz?  A
>>>> few screenshots planted there as eye-candy?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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