wiki challenge -- now on the wiki

Clint Savage herlo1 at
Thu Apr 1 02:42:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 5:14 PM, Max Spevack <mspevack at> wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Mar 2010, Max Spevack wrote:
>> Mostly it's just a question of incentives and making it a fun game for
>> people to see who can meet the challenge first.  That's the marketing
>> trick here, I suppose.
> "Complete 5 wiki challenges, and get a set of steak knives!"
> "Complete 10 wiki challenges, and we'll make you the lead story on
> Fedora Weekly News!"
> "Complete 15 wiki challenges, and get some travel sponsorship to the
> next FUDCon in your region!"
> "Complete 50 wiki challenges, and we'll let you name the next release!"
> "Complete 500 wiki challenges, and we'll send you a coupon for 20% off
> your carpal-tunnel surgery."
> &c.

This reminds me a bit of a social networking game, something like
foursquare.  Maybe there's a way that people who commit those wiki
edits can get credit in FAS or Fedora Community and earn points toward
sponsorship to FUDCon or Fedora SWAG or something.  I think we may
have an idea here...


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