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2012/10/5 Charles-H. Schulz <>:
I have to second Marc here, except for his comment on Silverstripe. I
realize a few people are used to the Mediawiki syntax (the languae and
formatting used without the WYSIWYG editor) but if we take it out we
will expect serious drops in productivity and contribution.

I would suggest we look at alternatives for a wiki platform.

I don't think so.

The wiki is not intended to provide information to the wide public,
but as a working tool and pinboard for the contributors inside the
Many of them are able to use the wiki-syntax which is not that hard to
learn and well documented around the web.
So I do not think a WYSIWYG is mandantory for it. (We have seen some
really bad editings with the old one....)

Silverstripe on the other hand is equipped with a WYSIWYG-editor and I
think this is very helpful there to attract people to work on the


Volker Merschmann
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