>
> I leapt into topics that assumed you were familiar with both Wiki
> architecture and their common uses.
>
> The point is to let features emerge from their open context. The
> alternatives, such as MS Frontpage, work under the assumption that
> authoring must be secure and must use pure complicated HTML. They cause
> problems and then sell the solutions.


That's something of an overly broad generalization; there is much in-between. Wikis are great tools, but not every web site can or
should be a Wiki.

Such advocacy makes it sound like a bit of a "Golden Hammer."
http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?GoldenHammer




James