Questions tagged [wiki]

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Asking a question similar to a community wiki on Stack Overflow

Recently, I posted this question on Stack Overflow which has been put on hold. A more experienced user commented "Did you discuss your idea on Meta, first?" since this type of questions is apparently ...
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Promote the “collaborative”/ “wiki” style aspect of Stack Exchange more

Stack Exchange is not completely lacking in wiki features. We have "Community Wiki" posts. We have "tag wikis", we have collaborative editing. However, for some reason none of these uncover the true ...
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Which wiki syntax is used on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies build the Stack Exchange Network? I've seen a lot about Markdown here, but I haven't seen any direct answer. Could you ensure me that Stack ...
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What is a Wiki Edit?

What actually constitutes a "wiki edit" on Stack Exchange? How is that different to a normal question edit? I have looked at the first 50-60 related questions and they all involve details. For ...
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Markdown syntax for link inside pre block

When using markdown you can enter a space at the beginning to get a nice block around your text. The following without a space would present a link: some link but the same syntax with a space in ...
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How should we qualify the [HTC]-tag [closed]

In Stackoverflow there is this htc tag, already both in use for the smartphone brand as for the File Extension, yet undefined in the wiki. IMHO it should be assigned to the File Extension, but then ...
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Stack trace wiki on SO

Marcel Bruch had a great idea: A wiki for stack traces. If you get a stack trace in your IDE, you click on it and pages from this wiki are offered (or a new page is created). On the wiki pages, ...
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“Non-question”, user-centered wiki pages

Hi, I'd like to see the feature that users can create and maintain personal wiki-pages: This kind of feature has already been requested in various forms: Posting and answering questions you have ...
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Allow easier 'wikifying' of long standing dynamic questions

It seems that there are many questions that I'll term 'dynamic' as I'm not sure what a better word would be. This came out of finding this question here. The answers were fine, but they were for ...
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Looking ahead: Wiki Nodes + How to get points in the future

I see that early birds have scooped great merit by asking (edit: and answering) all the obvious questions first. The unfortunate flip side of this is that it becomes increasingly difficult for ...
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Where can I obtain the list of existing tag wikis?

I'm not eligible yet to create one, but will be soon, and I'm very interested in contributing to the community in addition of answering questions.
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Badge info/wiki page request

Can we have a "info" wiki page for the given badge the way tags do? Most of the times the badge is self explaining, but I think it would be interesting to have a wiki-page where examples, rationale, ...
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Wikipedia-like references in answers

Would it be possible to introduce a feature where we can reference other websites in our answers? For example, if we answered a question on how to use a method in a library, we could link to the ...
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Acceptable to 'tag' questions for inclusion in 3rd party Wiki

I am looking for feedback on the idea of editing questions to include links to a 3rd party documentation wiki for the purposes of capturing the question and answer in a reference format. Basically ...
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Redesign community wiki edited posts?

Currently when community wiki posts are edited, the user icon is only shown for the last editor and not for the person who owns most of the content. At a glance, I usually tend to mistake the last ...