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Subject:Re: wiki vs blog From:John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Wed, 13 Jan 2010 13:18:02 -0500
I'll ask the question again. Pay attention :-)
"from the perspective of authoring content. what differentiates an
editing tool from between wikis and blogs"
In other words...
Does it matter, from the tool perspective, whether I'm using something
like Word Press, to author in a wiki or a blog?
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> Wiki's are a read-write medium. Blogs are a read-respond medium.
> A bit more than that.
> Wikis are read-write-respond. They are designed for collaborative
> authoring and idea development. That is, your audience should have a
> hand in creating the content, whether in an open or controlled manner.
> Blogs are indeed read-respond mediums. They *can* be created by
> multiple authors, but the goal is information dissemination, not
> collaborative authoring, and the audience does not have a hand in
> creating the content.
>> IMHO, there IS a difference.
> Bill Swallow
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