[CQ-Contest] Time for a Contesting Wikipedia?

Pat Collins pat at linuxcolumbus.com
Thu Apr 2 14:25:44 PDT 2009

> If you go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki_software
> And scroll down to the bottom, you'll will find a list of wiki software
> products.

Seems to only cover software that has "wiki" in the name.  A wiki is
really only software for collaborative editing with a simple syntax for

> I haven't reviewed them to see which is free, but I'll bet more than one
> is.
> Other than that, you would need a host, and one or more people would
> have to take on the role of Administrator.

http://contestingwiki.com  if you want to moderate or admin let me know. 
Still in kind of a beta stage, because I haven't tested all features.

> It might be a good platform for placing ads alongside the entries.  It
> might even generate some decent revenue for the host, if it gets enough
> hits.

Why ads?  Everything seems to be covered in ads these days.  How about an
actual community site?  That is how the software I use, http://drupal.org
started.  Look at it now, even the Onion uses it.

Pat N8VW
Ohio Independent Contesters.
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