Experimental Wiki Integration With CAREO

I've just added some potentially cool functionality to CAREO. Every object in the repository now has a link to its own Wiki page, where a freeform discussion or whatever can take place.

I'm not sure if people would actually use it. I think it's different enough from a traditional threaded discussion to warrant inclusion of both solutions.

In my head, I'm picturing the Wiki pages becoming more teaching-oriented than a threaded discussion could. Something more like the Wikipedia.

The cool thing about the wiki pages (apart from being more freeform) is the automatic cross-linking of pages. This could have the potential to make a richly networked set of resources wrapped around learning resources.

As an aside, I'm using phpWiki to provide the wiki functionality. I find it more full-featured than UseMod, and it supports creating wiki pages with full URLs as page names (that's all this feature is based on).


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Last updated: September 24, 2023