[wp-hackers] StackOverflow for WordPress

Mark E mark at simplercomputing.net
Mon May 10 22:38:23 UTC 2010

Hey guys, THIS list is for WP hackers - e.g. not for people who want to
further fragment and then reconsolidate the WP community to their own
advantage. That said, WTH does StackExchchange have to do with hacking
WP ?????????????  Nothing.


Mike Schinkel wrote:
> On May 10, 2010, at 11:14 AM, Potkanski, Jason wrote:
>> Let me simplify this, WP StackExchange is to StackOverflow as wikia
>> is to wikipedia.org . This also includes all the potential
>> advantages and disadvantages.
> Great comment. But you are off a bit on the analogy which I only
> bring up so that people don't misunderstand StackExchange and how it
> relates to this proposal.
> Wikia allows anyone to create a Wiki who wants to, and there can be
> as many wikis on the same topic as people want to create.  Wikia is
> like Ning used to be and Facebook and LinkedIn still are in that
> regard.
> StackExchange however takes proposals and only accepts them when
> there is enough demand to create a vibrant community. Further, SE
> won't create more than one exchange on a selected topic; i.e. they
> won't create a wp-exchange.org and a wp-answers.org.  Much like the
> Highlander, there can be only one. :)

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