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From Steven Noels <stev...@outerthought.org>
Subject Cocoon Wiki (was: Re: [CLEANCOON] Let's clean Cocoon and modularize it . . .)
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2002 18:24:36 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> 
>  >On Tuesday 06 August 2002 08:58, Steven Noels wrote:
>  >
>  >
>  >>. . .
>  >>phpWiki looks nice, but running PHP
>  >>as an Apache2 module doesn't work for me.
>  >></sidenote>
>  >>. . .
>  >>
>  >>
>  >
>  >I don't know about an RCS backend but these might be interesting:
>  >
>  >http://chiki.emaho.org/
>  >based on Struts
>  >
>  >http://moin.sourceforge.net/
>  >Phyton-based but provides an XML view of the content
>  >
>  >
> 
> Have you looked at JSPWiki at http://www.ecyrd.com/JSPWiki ? It's very 
> lightweight, and has two features I wanted : versioning and support for
> tables. It has a pluggable versioned filesystem implementation which
> come in two flavors : RCS and flat file.

I had it already installed at http://outerthought.net/wiki/, but I 
wasn't able to get RCS working immediately - did you? I will try to 
tweak it this evening. Chiki offers versioning information as well.

> We've been using it internally for a few weeks (I tweaked a bit the
> presentation) and I must say a wiki really changes the way of building
> and sharing information in a group. Some people (including myself) also
> use this wiki as a personal scratchbook because of its ease of use, and
> the fact that it is visible to others turns a personal itch into some
> collective thinking.
> 
> Writing on a wiki is also different from writing on a mailing list : on
> a ML, you can throw an idea in a few lines and see if you get some
> feedback. On a wiki, your thoughts have to be more cleanly structured in
> order to be presented. This also helps maturing ideas.
> 
> As said in Nicola Ken's signature, "verba volant, scripta manent"
> (discussions get forgotten, only _writings_ remain). And the experience
> of lost RTs shows that a mailing list, even with its archive, is mainly
> discussions.

A wiki for RT's would be really, really great. Do I proceed with my setup?

</Steven>
-- 
Steven Noels                            http://outerthought.org/
Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center
stevenn@outerthought.org                      stevenn@apache.org


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