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-===== One Way Street ===== +====== One Way Street ======
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-==== What is it? ====+
  
 Wikis that allow users to create content but not edit/delete the content afterwards may discourage users from contributing. Users will be reluctant to publish anything if they're on a "one way street" and can't make changes after they have contributed. Wikis that allow users to create content but not edit/delete the content afterwards may discourage users from contributing. Users will be reluctant to publish anything if they're on a "one way street" and can't make changes after they have contributed.
  
-==== How do I notice it? ====+===== How do I notice it? =====
  
 Users will be discouraged to contribute, or may publish only the bare minimum information. Pages can take a long time to be added because users are reviewing heavily before adding to the wiki. Users will be discouraged to contribute, or may publish only the bare minimum information. Pages can take a long time to be added because users are reviewing heavily before adding to the wiki.
  
-==== How do I fix it? ==== +===== How do I fix it? =====
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-Set permissions to allow users to edit or delete their own posts.\\ +
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 +Set permissions to allow users to edit or delete their own posts.
  
-==== Related Patterns ====+===== Related Patterns =====
  
-  * [[Clean+Permissions|Clean Permissions]] - Posting a clear explanation of the permission model prominently on the wiki will ensure that contributers understand they can make changes after posting their content. +  * [[Clean Permissions]] - Posting a clear explanation of the permission model prominently on the wiki will ensure that contributors understand they can make changes after posting their content. 
-  * [[Permission+Granted|Permission Granted]] - Using the Permission Granted adoption pattern will prevent One Way Street from occurring.+  * [[Permission Granted]] - Using the Permission Granted adoption pattern will prevent One Way Street from occurring.
  
  
one_way_street.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/28 16:06 by splitbrain