[Slackdocs] Opening discussions pages to everyone?

Eric Hameleers eric.hameleers at alienbase.nl
Tue Aug 21 19:43:00 CEST 2012

On 08/21/2012 05:36 PM, Nocturnal Slacker wrote:
> I have to disagree. Using Wikipedia's experiences here, it's just too easy to 
> open the door to abuse and vandalism when you allow anonymous usage on a wiki. 
> True. It's not that difficult to register, but it does keep some of the 
> riff-raff out. We don't want to have to keep a full time staff of moderators 
> running around wasting time cleaning up messes created by vandals, I wouldn't think.
> Regards,
> ~vtel57
> On 08/21/12 09:08, Matteo Rossini wrote:
>> I think is a great idea to open the 'discussion' tab of articles to 
>> unregistered users.
>> If a people read an article and see an error, he should notify the problem 
>> without a subscription to wiki, ML or LQ

I have always had the talk pages on my own wiki
(http://alien.slackbook.org/) open to any guest. This caused some
vandalism but that was easily solved by a revert and an update of the

So, for now I will keep the talk pages open to anyone. We can always
change this, but I would really like to keep the site as accessible to
strangers as possible.



Eric Hameleers
Email: eric.hameleers at gmail.com

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