Subject: Re: [boost] Boostorg wiki (Was: Re: Ignoring unused type aliases in concepts)
From: stefan (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-12-17 21:28:22
On 2018-12-17 4:17 p.m., Mateusz Loskot via Boost wrote:
> If the old notion of Wiki is not required, I'd stick to git repo
> with collection of Markdown files and set up a CI build that runs
> MkDocs and publishes stuff at `boostorg.github.io/wiki`.
> Then new content could be submitted via PR.
> I see advantage of having mechanism to review content.
> - a classic wiki feels like it's too easy to drop any new page with
> any garbage, scratch notes, etc.
> A PR-based maintenance would help to avoid that.
I think there is room (and raison d'etre) for both. A wiki is a
convenient playground for new content to be "prototyped". Once stable,
it can be migrated to a more curated model. But shutting down a wiki is
certainly no way to grow a community (if growing a community is what
Boost wants - sometimes I'm in serious doubt about that).
-- ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...