[Python-ideas] Encouraging more use of the Python wiki

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Jan 6 07:26:52 CET 2015

"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal at egenix.com> writes:

> [editing the Python wiki] requiring asking for editing rights
> on the pydotorg-www mailing list. Which is a little annoying and
> some work for the admins, but has resulted in the amount of
> spam to go down to zero. We usually grant the editing requests
> within a day.

I quite understand the motivation for this.

It does need to be recognised that this will dramatically reduce the
number of pople who will pass that hurdle to edit the wiki, and thus the
wiki loses a lot of edits (both helpful and unhelpful) it might
otherwise have.

Thanks to those doing the work to maintain Python community

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Ben Finney

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