Re: Wiki for Product Documentation

Subject: Re: Wiki for Product Documentation
From: John G <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 09:01:48 -0400

Sharepoint is, IMHO, a very poor alternative to something like Confluence.
It's more of a repository than an interactive medium. You upload files to
Sharepoint where people can - sometimes - find them. But Confluence is much
more user friendly both as an author and a user.

My 2Â

JG

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 8:54 AM, Sean Brierley <
sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com> wrote:

> Are Wikis still a thing for documentation?
>
> For internal documentation, Sharepoint seems to have taken over (and it has
> some Wiki-ish features you can use). Plus, after the first two months, who
> do you get to author your wiki content?
>
> For external Wikis, have we resolved the questions of who owns the content
> and what if the content causes harm, who's to blame, the author or host?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Sean
>
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 11:57 PM, Rachna Ganguli <rachna -dot- ganguli -at- gmail -dot- com
> >
> wrote:
>
> > Maybe I am doing something very wrong but my pet peeve with
> > confluence-based wikis: You cannot edit/replace a graphic on a page
> without
> > adding a new one.
> >
> > Regards
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