Wiki is better than email

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** historical note: microformats have always been developed via public IRC + wiki since 2004 when Kevin Marks and Tantek Çelik first started researching/brainstorming/drafting microformats such as [[rel-license]], [[vote-links]], [[XOXO]], [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]] on the public Technorati Developer's Wiki and the Freenode IRC network. Brian Suda somehow discovered the Technorati Developer's wiki page for hCard, started editing it, and that's how he and Tantek Çelik met. The [[mailing-lists]] were not created until the microformats.org site was launched in mid 2005 and have always been considered secondary to the wiki and IRC channel.
** historical note: microformats have always been developed via public IRC + wiki since 2004 when Kevin Marks and Tantek Çelik first started researching/brainstorming/drafting microformats such as [[rel-license]], [[vote-links]], [[XOXO]], [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]] on the public Technorati Developer's Wiki and the Freenode IRC network. Brian Suda somehow discovered the Technorati Developer's wiki page for hCard, started editing it, and that's how he and Tantek Çelik met. The [[mailing-lists]] were not created until the microformats.org site was launched in mid 2005 and have always been considered secondary to the wiki and IRC channel.
** Tradition, in and of itself, is not a valid reason for doing something. We need an asynchronous method of communication and IRC doesn't work for some of us. Decisions shouldn't be made by a select few that hang out in an IRC channel all day, this is not how you reach consensus. -- [[User:ManuSporny|ManuSporny]] 03:22, 28 February 2009 (UTC)
** Tradition, in and of itself, is not a valid reason for doing something. We need an asynchronous method of communication and IRC doesn't work for some of us. Decisions shouldn't be made by a select few that hang out in an IRC channel all day, this is not how you reach consensus. -- [[User:ManuSporny|ManuSporny]] 03:22, 28 February 2009 (UTC)
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** Another historical note: hAudio was developed almost entirely through e-mail and wiki edits.
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** Another historical note: hAudio was developed almost entirely through e-mail and wiki edits. -- [[User:ManuSporny|ManuSporny]] 03:37, 28 February 2009 (UTC)
== reasons against ==
== reasons against ==

Revision as of 03:37, 28 February 2009


The wiki works better than email for content (examples, issues, brainstorms etc.) for numerous reasons.

Here are a few:

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Wiki is better than email was last modified: Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

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