May 27, 2014

Why WikiApiary uses pages and not articles

A while back @Waldyrious posed this question about WikiApiary.

The full answer is actually found in my talk page on WikiApiary. Articles are a construct that each wiki can manage. MediaWiki tries to create these two classes of content: Pages and Articles. The intent being that pages are in some way less like content” than articles. The metrics for determining this are configurable, but I’m guessing nearly everyone leaves it at the defaults. I felt that the page concept, just looking at content and not judging if it was better or worse was a simpler way to look at thousands of different wikis.

WikiApiary Techie

Previous post
Wanted: Dash Docset for MediaWiki I really wish there were a Dash Docset for MediaWiki. The directions for creating docsets are pretty straightforward. It also strikes me that using
Next post
Fashion Advice Just learned that you cannot wear two different plaids at the same time. Worth noting