Wiki provides remote editing with which one can collect and share things over the internet. We now consider the various granularities of things and how they are transmitted from place to place.
We maintain an ideal which we expect users to understand and exploit to their own advantage. We try first to cast any new application into this ordinary behavior.
Application developers and server administrators have the full repertoire of networking tools and protocol at their disposal. We maintain the ordinary ideal so that extraordinary means are available when useful.