Re: [nbos] [FM] FM8 Techniques Sharing
"Charlie Lewis"
Mon Jul 30th, 2007
The important thing about any kind of wiki is the ability to clamp
down who has access to make changes - specifically not allowing
anonymous users to be able to make changes. We had a wiki for VBAM
Games collapse under the weight of spammers because our guy wasn't
able to lock out anonymous posting. I suspect it was a function (or
lack thereof) of the particular code he was using, but I'm sure the
options have improved greatly in the last year or so.

For ease of information retrieval a wiki is much better than a blog, IMO.

-Charlie

who now returns to lurking mode :)

On 7/30/07, T'Star <bedlamandmayhem-at-gmail.com> wrote:
> Lack of Programing doth not a geek unmake. Just this list caters more
> to the subspecies "Geekus Gamerous" which has some overlap with but
> are not the same as, "Geekus Computerous" and more specifically
> "Geekus Programerous," Two very closely related subspecies that have
> emerged in recent years.
>
> Ok, all taxological goofing around aside, I think time is a major
> constraint... and there is a free-ware wiki thing out there, though it
> was designed more for authors than for this sort of thing. I've seen
> it used for a collective 'news file' and to post articles etc... the
> program is efiction. Now, if I ever get the current 'ooo they're
> paying me for it!' project done and get around to updating my website,
> I've got a copy of efiction, it just becomes a matter of setting it
> up. Which I was planning on doing for all my online gaming. It's a
> great place to post text based logs when you have a diverse community.
> ;) IF I get it working, I'd be happy to put up a section for FM 8
> stuff. My host comes with a MySQL database and about 100 times the
> badwidth I've managed to use, cumulatively in the 3 years I've had
> this host. If someone else currently has more time they're welcome to
> down load the program. there are a couple of free MySQL database
> managers out there as well for the lest programingly inclined.
>
> ~Heather
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