[wp-hackers] StackOverflow for WordPress
mark at simplercomputing.net
Tue May 11 03:00:36 UTC 2010
Christian Foster wrote:
> If you haven't used stackoverflow it is an extremely well designed site
> - good answers and questions) find their way to the top. It encourages
> people to ask clear and concise questions (the question can be rated up
> as well as answers). The style and structure is much, much, much better
> than standard forums. Just as an example as you are typing in your
> question it automatically retrieves a list of similar questions to
> reduce duplicates. Certainly if it was forums (or a mailing list...) vs.
> a stackexchange site I would choose the stackexchange site in a second.
All of the features of SE could be created via plugins for bbPress in a
relatively brief amount of time (as in days, not months) by one or more
competent developers. It certainly isn't complicated. Very simple in fact.
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