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   * **wiki**: //"a Web application whose content is collaboratively added, updated, and organized by its users."// (Mitchell)   * **wiki**: //"a Web application whose content is collaboratively added, updated, and organized by its users."// (Mitchell)
   * Emphasis in a wiki is on:   * Emphasis in a wiki is on:
-    * Letting all users create pages quickly.+    * Letting users create pages quickly.
     * Making it easy to link pages to each other.     * Making it easy to link pages to each other.
   * **wiki engine**: the program that runs a wiki.   * **wiki engine**: the program that runs a wiki.
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 ===== Editing history ===== ===== Editing history =====
-  * Many wikis also maintain a **history** of your page editing.+  * Many wiki engines maintain a **history** of your page editing.
     * Every change you make to a page is kept track of so you can compare the current version to an older one.     * Every change you make to a page is kept track of so you can compare the current version to an older one.
     * Especially important in an open wiki in case someone makes some really bad changes--on purpose or by accident.     * Especially important in an open wiki in case someone makes some really bad changes--on purpose or by accident.
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     * They've done the hard work of setting up the service for you.     * They've done the hard work of setting up the service for you.
   * //Cons//:   * //Cons//:
-    * Typically will insert advertising into your pages to make money+    * Typically will insert advertising into your pages to make money.
     * Many limit the number and/or size of pages in their free offerings.     * Many limit the number and/or size of pages in their free offerings.
     * May go out of business--and take your wiki with them!     * May go out of business--and take your wiki with them!
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 ===== Self-installed service ===== ===== Self-installed service =====
-  * To install your own wiki service, you will need to have an account with a [[wp>Web hosting service]].Then you can usually install a wiki engine by uploading the needed files or sometimes just enabling an engine in the Web host's control panel.+  * To install your own wiki service, you will need to have an account with a [[wp>Web hosting service]]. 
 +  * Then you can usually install a wiki engine by uploading the needed files or sometimes just enabling an engine in the Web host's control panel.
   * //Pro//   * //Pro//
     * Your wiki will be free from advertising and won't have space and other limitations.     * Your wiki will be free from advertising and won't have space and other limitations.
computer_basics/what_is_a_wiki_slides.1363040551.txt.gz · Last modified: 2013/03/11 22:22 by mithat