OpenWetWare talk:Steering committee/Meeting - May 2008

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Social Text

Steve Koch 01:26, 16 May 2008 (EDT): Hi All, sorry I haven't been to any of the SC calls this semester. I couldn't make the one this week either, due to teaching, so I don't know the context of the Social Text item. I don't vote for changing platforms and want to keep MW (as I've said before), but when I looked into Social Text a year and a half ago, there were two interesting features worth mentioning:

  1. email to wiki (I've talked with Bill about this alot). If security (spam) issues can be solved, the ability to email to new or existing pages (blogs) on the wiki is a really cool feature of Social text, and one that I would use like crazy.
  2. wikicalc -- this would be great for lab notebooks, especially for the Physics307L course I teach.
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