[wp-hackers] Where Can I Ask These Questions?
blogger at steffensenfamily.com
Fri Dec 15 15:49:45 GMT 2006
+1 for the "expert" thread with an RSS feed in the forums.
Even though I normally lurk here as a plugin author watching for issues that
might affect my plugin, I'd subscribe to the expert RSS feed and be happy to
answer questions on the few areas that I feel qualified to answer (how to
plugin to the RTE options for a TinyMCE plugin, how to create a plugin that
will work with both the RTE and the text editor, etc.)
As it is now, I don't visit the WP forums because I find them too
From: Mark Jaquith [mailto:mark.wordpress at txfx.net]
Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 4:20 PM
To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Where Can I Ask These Questions?
Here's something I'm throwing out there. What about if the mods in
the WP.org support forums were given a way of marking a thread as
"expert" ? As needing the advice of an expert. If it's something
they've never seen, and something that Google and the Codex know
nothing about, they could tag it as needing an expert opinion.
People like me could subscribe to that tag in their RSS reader. As
long as it was only a few questions a week and as long as it
adequately filtered lazy or repeat questions, I'd be happy to chime
in with answers when I have them. The problem with the forums the
signal to noise ratio is too low for people with expert knowledge.
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