Set "karma" threshold for asking question as "community wiki"
I am active on the LibreOffice Askbot site. Many "casual" users show up with a problem, and many post their questions as "Community Wiki" (even worse, I think, since Q&A at that link was posted), which produces this in the attribution label:
This post is a wiki. Anyone with karma >75 is welcome to improve it.
New users asking their questions as a "community wiki" inhibit the proper working of the site, especially:
- they cannot get "reputation" from upvotes on their question, so fail to gain trust and privileges on the site; and
- the question (almost) always is NOT suitable as a "community wiki" (I have never seen one that was suitable).
One solution would be to make the threshold for posting a question as "community wiki" the same as the editing threshold, i.e., > 75. By the time users have accrued that much rep, they are able to appreciate what they are doing.
Info: Ask.libreoffice.org is currently running Askbot 0.9.3.