UUWiki Support Pages for UUA sponsored Mailing Lists
UUWiki Support Pages for UUA-Sponsored Mailing Lists
What mailing lists does the UUA sponsor?
The UUA sponsors over 250 mailing lists on a wide variety of topics. You can see what they have to offer, as well as sign up at http://www.uua.org/lists/
What value do UUWiki support pages provide for a mailing list?
- Frequently Asked Questions. Every mailing list has many questions that get asked over and over again. If a mailing list sponsors a UUWiki support page, members with frequently asked questions can be steered towards that list's Wiki page instead. This allows the body of common knowledge to grow and expand.
- Alternate method for collaborative projects -- rather than sending suggestions by email, a wiki can be used instead to gather feedback from the group.
Who is authorized to create a UUWiki support page for a particular UUA mailing list?
Anyone who wants to. That's the power of UUWiki.
Of course, with great power comes great responsibility. Your chances of success are greater if you are a current member of the list, and have a commitment to maintain and update the pages you create.
How can I create a wiki page?
If you have never used a wiki before, you probably should spend some time in the sandbox learning the basics. Once you have a handle on how the software works, then simply go to the Main Page, and add a bulleted item in the alphabetical list of support pages.
The naming convention is to have your mailing list name, followed by your short description, so that it mirrors the Mailman list.
This will create a blank page, which you can then edit as you see appropriate.