Community Management Wiki
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The C2 Wiki, also known as the Portland Pattern Repository Wiki, is the oldest Wiki. It can be found at http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WelcomeVisitors

History and leadership[]

The wiki was founded in 1995(?) by Ward Cunningham, a software development author and consultant who specialises in wikis, software patterns, and agile methodologies.

Membership[]

Registration is open to anyone via free website signup. No Registration confirmation is required.

Culture and Community Norms[]

As a Technical community the culture and community norms in many ways reflect those found in other such groups.

The community likes:

The community dislikes:

  • Wiki chat -- discussion-style threads are gardened into cohesive articles

Patterns[]

The wiki is itself a repository of patterns, many for software development, but some specific to the wiki itself.

Their list of software patterns can be found at http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?PatternIndex (the web patterns are particularly of interest) and their social norms are documented at http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiSocialNorms

See also[]

  • Agile methodology
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