[QUOTE=keithwms;1222851]Will it represent APUG, though? No, it'll represent your opinion. Is it not clear why some object to that?
People would simply click a button beside content they'd like to see in a journal or book. If particular content received a certain number of "votes" (ah, Democracy at work!) from subscribers (the ruling class) then that content would be automatically piped to an editorial panel and prepped for inclusion in an APUG journal.
But is simple popularity the way to make a high quality book? The benefit, I think, of having an experienced, skilled, and (presumably) impartial editor is a certain level of overall quality (print quality for example) will count for something. After all, a significant amount of APUG forum activity has to do with technique.