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

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Jan 6 07:34:02 CET 2015

On 01/05/2015 10:26 PM, Ben Finney wrote:
> "M.-A. Lemburg" 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.

> 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.

At least the edits being made now are by folks who care.  Better fewer edits than a site full of little but spam.

> Thanks to those doing the work to maintain Python community
> infrastructure.



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