Sad scene on SdiDesk Wiki: RecentChanges as the wiki-spammers catch up with us. WikiMinion is on the case, but this is fucked. I’m coming round to the view that UseMod / OddMuse is no longer sufficient to keep a public wiki open, we need something that allows proper automatic rollback and elimination of spam.

When SdiDesk grows up, does it want to be MindRaider? Interesting question. MR looks pretty advanced. And taking advantage of a lot of Java libraries. I’m not sure I see myself wanting to compete directly with this. Expect SdiDesk to stay more closely wiki-oriented : emphasizing ease of use and the pages with concrete names.

On an impulse, I just created a new blog which may be of interest to readers of this one. Platform Wars is a place for my comments on the ongoing struggle between different web and software companies. This isn’t meant to be a generic tech. news blog. (Of which there are more than enough.) I’ll […]

Rick Segal’s post is a good snapshot of the response to writeboard. Personally I love wiki. And I want to see the wiki idea and name become as widely known and adopted as, say, “blog”. So I’m not really into brushing “wiki” under the carpet as too geeky for ordinary people to understand. (Which is, […]