Mo Holkar / UKG
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Tue Jul 24 13:44:55 PDT 2007
At 18:48 24/07/2007, you wrote:
>I noticed that it's not a free-edit Wiki. How hard is it to obtain
Not at all hard -- at the moment, while knowledge of the wiki is
limited to members of this list, we're allowing anyone who wants to
sign up as a contributor:
If it continues to grow to the point where we observe "bad"
contributor behaviour, then we'll tighten up on things.
>Furthermore, what is the spirit of this thing? From what I've seen
>there isn't a lot of consensus about the interpretation, so perhaps
>the sections pertaining to places and characters should focus on
>objective facts to avoid editorial battles.
>However, I would rather like to see an interpretive FAQ of sorts for
>the story also, perhaps in a separate section for each of the books.
What we've tried to do so far is to create "rigidly defined areas of
doubt and uncertainty" (in the words of Douglas Adams) -- each work
has a factual area and a separate interpretative area. Of course this
is all up for grabs as the consensus of users evolves, but hopefully
it's a workable starting situation.
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