[HNW] Re: Wiki website

Lisa Tyson Lisa_Tyson at umit.maine.edu
Wed Aug 27 17:34:54 PDT 2003

Interesting and a good starting structure.  

Perhaps this has already been answered: How do you monitor
the content of what is posted (like removing materials that are
only marginally relevant to the topic they are posted under)?

I'm really curious how you manage the site if it's really
an open contribution forum.  Can you inform users their
information has been deleted? 


Jane wrote: 
>I just wanted to let everyone know about a Wiki that I've just set up. Its 
>called the Medieval Embroidery Wiki. The purpose of the Wiki is to provide 
>a central location where information about period embroidery can be found. 
>At the moment, there are bits here and there. Also, stuff on the web has a 
>tendency to disappear over night. With the Wiki, anyone can save the whole 
>site to their computer at the push of a button. The URL is:
>For those not familar with Wikis, the beauty of these are that anyone can 
>be involved. All you need to edit pages is a web browser. You go to the 
>page, click on the the "Edit Page" button and fill in the box with info. 
>When you are finished, you click "Save". That's it!
>This is a great way for people who have information (but who don't want to 
>setup and maintain webpages) to share that information with others.
>I have set up the structure of the site, but if you think we need more 
>categories etc, just add them!
>I am hoping to get as much hard info as possible up, so where possible, 
>cite your sources, list books and references that may be helpful, link to 
>websites with pictures!!

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