[SW2] Some new features
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Fri Jul 30 12:28:44 MEST 2004
I think that we are all looking for simplicity. This is really
important for us too.
So any solution that empowers the non-default users, but has a good
default and simple
solution should be the solution. :)
On 30 juil. 04, at 00:07, Ralph Johnson wrote:
>> I don't see any need for two concepts. Why not ask the user
>> whether a new folder should be a sibling or a child, in the
>> same way the old version let's the user decide whether a new
>> name should represent a Folder, Glossary, Page or Resource?
>> Instead, ask "Child Folder, Sibling Folder, Glossary or Resource"?
> "child glossary, sibling glossary, child resource, sibling resource".
> I think the notion of asking "folder, page, resource" is ugly. I can't
> think of a better general solution, though. My specific solution is to
> allow the "anonymous" user to only create pages, and to make those
> always be the sibling of other pages and the child of a folder. Only
> advanced users will be allowed to create folders.
> I have been thinking about what people have been saying on this list.
> found it hard to think why you could being saying the things you were,
> then I decided that your idea of a wiki was a tool for a few grad
> My idea of a wiki is for a few thousand users, some of whom have no
> experience with wikis. Simplicity is very important. I think you
> power to simplicity. That is reasonable for some audiences, but not
> -Ralph Johnson
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