There’s been a lot of discussion about the Peanut Butter Manifesto, in which Yahoo SVP notes that Yahoo is “spread too thin.” He also notes that he hates peanut butter. Outrageous! Here’s our official response: In defense of peanut butter.
We spent the last week talking to educators from around the country who told us what they wanted from PBwiki. Each call took about 30 minutes and we tried to really understand what’s working, and what’s not. Here’s some of the feedback we got. Easier templates. We have some educational templates, but you want many,Continue reading “What (we think) educators want from PBwiki”
The wonderful Rhys Wynne has provided us a Welsh translation of our WikiStyle help page, adding to the long list of volunteer translations, including Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Filipino (Tagalog), Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese. Thanks, everyone, for chipping in to helpContinue reading “Welsh Translation!”
So we’ve been talking to a lot of users who would like more control over who gets access to their wikis, and how. Some people really like the fact that we’re hosted and secure but want to use a behind-the-firewall LDAP server to authenticate users. Others have custom single-signon solutions (like Stanford’s WebAuth). Others yetContinue reading “The Authentication API”