ritcheymt wrote:...The forum is nice because there you can get a view of all the issues at once, whereas in the wiki there's nothing that will draw you to all the talk pages where wiki dev ideas are being vetted....
ritcheymt wrote:...Second, the forum has a polling tool that the wiki lacks. It's helpful in prompting users to vote on a dev issue. How can we marry the best of both worlds?
The Earl wrote:I think this could be corrected with a 'Current Projects' page. A page like that would have other benefits as well, as we could point newbies to places in the wiki that needed their help.
The Earl wrote:Yeah, the forum polls are nice. I am not sure how to get poll-like pages on a wiki.
The Earl wrote: [SNIP] the forum polls are nice. I am not sure how to get poll-like pages on a wiki.
If we can tightly couple the forum and the wiki, then my concerns about losing people go away. Let me know what you need help with to get the two talking.
ritcheymt wrote:Wanna find a nice polling plugin for MediaWiki? We have engineers who could plug it in....
Also, it might help if we had a contributor portal. We could link to the forums from there....
The Earl wrote:I will take a look around. I have a few suggestions for a integration, so I will get them rolling over at the wiki.
and found several listed below (I did not list them all):MediaWiki poll
Thomas_Lerman wrote:I did a quick search for and found several listed below (I did not list them all):
Thomas_Lerman wrote: A manual style poll (may not be what you are looking for):
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