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What platforms would you suggest for wiki hosting? Including system admin service. And a solid, easy to use wiki content admin interface?

Also for website writing (and hosting), with tools as good as, say, Wix? And a reasonable though not extravagant selection of templates.

@switchingsoftware
I sense ppl may be favouring Miraheze for wiki hosting.
Myself I want to exploit fedwiki every way I can. My way of progress calls for 'a chorus of voices' fedwiki-style, rather than a wiki-style consensus. @switchingsoftware maybe add fedwiki to your tools list?
The main thing I might want to collectively author would be pattern language. I doubt Mediawiki is the best medium for that, and I wait in hope that a specialised pattern language platform will emerge @dilgreen

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@mike_hales
I don't know if it's ppl, or just us. But Mediawiki and Fedwiki are very different experiences.
We'll see if Miraheze-Mediawiki works for our local group. So far, some interest, but two and only two editors.
One guy tried to register for an editor account and failed. So even that step is too much for some people.

@switchingsoftware @dilgreen

@bhaugen
La Farge wiki is populated with a load of topics currently lacking pages. I guess these emerged from group brainstorms? Looks quite fearsome! Myself, I might be discouraged from participating unless I had been an originator of those lists? And had time & energy to draft at least ten pages! But I understand the democratic imlpulse that leads to posting them all as a starting point. Not easy to bootstrap? Maybe, partition the topics, make the top level look simpler? Fingers crossed 👏

@bhaugen
IMO Mediawiki, not fedwiki, is definitely the right hunch here. And money-free hosting and sys admin service are appropriate, for sure (hoping Miraheze continues for many years, more fingers crossed!)
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@mike_hales
> I guess these emerged from group brainstorms?

One list was generated at a F2F meeting, another was suggested in an email to the group mailing list.

> Maybe, partition the topics, make the top level look simpler?

Good ideas! At this stage, we're waiting for the next F2F meeting when people want a demo and intro to participating. I'll raise those ideas as questions.

And we'll see if anybody wants to draft some pages...

@lynnfoster

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