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Is MediaWiki too hard to use?


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#1 yaaay

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 05:55 AM

I think we want WYSIWYG

#2 AfterLifeLochie

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 05:58 AM

MediaWiki is perfectly fine for us - Wikipedia uses (practically) the same software. Anything else is too weak or has issues with things like templates, dynamic content and edit tracking.

#3 Kingdaro

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 08:03 AM

WYSIWYG editors are always really finicky and unpredictable. Using a regular plain-text editor allows you to see the code behind the page you're creating/posting.

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 08:44 AM

 Kingdaro, on 09 May 2013 - 08:03 AM, said:

WYSIWYG editors are always really finicky and unpredictable. Using a regular plain-text editor allows you to see the code behind the page you're creating/posting.
Isn't there an addon that adds buttons that when clicked, adds code.

#5 Hawk777

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 04:00 PM

The IntegratedRedstone wiki for Redpower was on Wikispaces, which has a WYSIWYG editor. Editing was HORRIBLE. Then Danol started a MediaWiki-based wiki for Redpower, which is now the only thing I edit because it’s not painful.

#6 yaaay

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 11:31 PM

If I like Wysiwyg wt do i do

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 03:14 AM

 270bba, on 18 May 2013 - 11:31 PM, said:

If I like Wysiwyg wt do i do
You don't do anything -- you can only edit MediaWiki using the wiki markup. That's it, end of story - we can't change it.

#8 tonkku107

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:57 AM

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Would this be good?

#9 yaaay

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 06:43 PM

I shall make a clientside wysiwyg mediawiki editor

#10 AfterLifeLochie

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 05:25 AM

 yaaay, on 23 May 2013 - 06:43 PM, said:

I shall make a clientside wysiwyg mediawiki editor
If you ever come back with yet another name, yaaay, I will manually ban all IP addresses you've used.

This is your final notice.





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