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From Janne Jalkanen <janne.jalka...@ecyrd.com>
Subject Re: JSPWiki Future and Roadmap post v2.8.2
Date Thu, 30 Jul 2009 15:08:56 GMT

I meant that Google Docs, pmwiki and other WikiFarms have probably  
taken a big market share.  JSPWiki seems to be mainly used in  
companies, and few companies share the plugins/templates they create...

/Janne

On 30 Jul 2009, at 16:29, Christophe Dupriez wrote:

> Dear Janne,
>
> "Perhaps there just aren't that many users anymore for standalone  
> wikis"
> What do you mean by this? Within what JSPWiki should be integrated  
> to be "interesting" for users?
>
> In my case, it is "page indexation" (what one may call a "semantic  
> wiki") and I will work on that on the basis of 3.0 (a permanent id  
> being then assigned to pages, indexation will be easier to track).
> But I suppose it is not the mainstream concern?
>
> Thanks for your enlightments!
>
> Christophe Dupriez
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>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Janne Jalkanen [mailto:janne.jalkanen@ecyrd.com]
> To: jspwiki-user@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: JSPWiki Future and Roadmap post v2.8.2
>
>
>>
>> Heya!
>>
>> I don't think moving to Apache Incubation had anything to do with it,
>> really - I believe it's just the fact that all of the developers are
>> busy elsewhere with new jobs or children.  Or both, in my case.
>>
>> You're right that we haven't kept the web sites up to date.  When
>> you're under time constraints, SVN and code takes precedence :-).  If
>> there's a volunteer who would like to help in maintaining the web  
>> site
>> and the wiki, it would be a great help.  No coding expertise  
>> required;
>> just someone who wants to write about JSPWiki.  But yeah, we should
>> really stick something on the websites.
>>
>> As to why there haven't been that many plugins or templates... I  
>> don't
>> know.  Perhaps there just aren't that many users anymore for
>> standalone wikis :-/.
>>
>> I wouldn't use the JIRA as a guideline for project activity; if you
>> take a look at Firefox Bugzilla, they'll have major things open from
>> 2004 or so in it...
>>
>> /Janne
>>
>> On 30 Jul 2009, at 12:54, supernovachild wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Hi Guys
>>>
>>> I'm an avid fan of JSPWiki, but I'm concerned about it's future with
>>> it
>>> being part of the Apache incubator project
>>>
>>> The reasons are:
>>>
>>> - Edits on jspwiki seem to be slowing down
>>> - No-one has been contributing Templates. When I started using
>>> JSPWiki at
>>> ver 2.0.x there where a whole bunch and then it slowed down. By ver
>>> 2.6
>>> no-one was contributing any more
>>> - The same applies to the plugins
>>> - The http://incubator.apache.org/jspwiki/ site seems very lean and
>>> nothing
>>> much seems to be going on
>>> - The JIRA site seems to have items logged in 2008 with no  
>>> resolution
>>>
>>> Having said all of this; the number & frequency of subversion
>>> commits seems
>>> to be fairly ok which might indicate that their is perhaps nothing
>>> to fear?
>>> :)
>>>
>>> I know the more people helping on a project the better.
>>> Unfortunately I can
>>> only be an avid user and fan and not contribute due my hectic work
>>> and 60+
>>> hours weeks.
>>>
>>> If we the fans have nothing to fear, may I be so bold as to ask the
>>> team to
>>> stick something on the main page of jspwiki.org as well as the
>>> incubator
>>> page explaining that there is nothing to fear and that the project
>>> is alive
>>> and kicking. Also (I'm not sure if this is somewhere), do you have
>>> any idea
>>> of the release roadmap concerning rough dates... i.e. from 2.8.3 to
>>> 3.0 to
>>> 3.1?
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks Guys
>>>
>>> A major fan
>>>
>>> Greg
>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> View this message in context:
>> http://www.nabble.com/JSPWiki-Future-and-Roadmap-post-v2.8.2-tp24735443p24735443.html
>>> Sent from the JspWiki - User mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
>>
>>


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