[Klug-general] Installing OOo

Mike Evans mike at tandem.f9.co.uk
Mon Dec 8 18:09:52 UTC 2008

Where better to find a definition of Wiki than Wikipedia...


Wiki is a Hawaiian word meaning 'fast'.  In modern parlance it is a 
quickly editable set of linked web pages which can be extended by its 
readership, or a subset of that readership.


Mike Rentell wrote:
> Laurence Southon wrote:
>> Mike Rentell wrote:
>>> Once again my aging memory is letting me down. I had that command once, 
>>> but it has gone the way of all things...
>> I have that problem too, and believe me it gets worse.
>> Workaround for me is to keep a personal Wiki, with notes on all sorts of
>> things. It needn't be a work of art, as long as you can search for what
>> you've forgotten!
>> LS
> Er - yeah - I actually want to ask ... what's a Wiki?
> But I dare not because I see the term all over the place and I have this 
> awful feeling I'm supposed just to er well - just 'know'.
> And I don't  (wail!)  And as for constructing one - wouldn't know where 
> to start.
> Where's this guy been? I hear you mutter.
> Cut my teeth on Cobol and Algol in the early 1970s - sorry.  My current 
> computer is smaller than my house, so that's like really small for me.
> :-)
> MikeR
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