[Centos] Wiki Choices

Andy Masiar amasiar at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 14:37:04 UTC 2004

I don't know if its too late for wiki suggestions, but I would like to
point out MoinMoin Wiki http://moinmoin.wikiwikiweb.de/

I've been using MoinMoin for some time now and I'm very satisfied with
its performance. I'm former Twiki user (don't recommend it to anyone)
and I'm not familiar with the other wikis (besides briefly reading
their feature list).

MoinMoin is very mature with an active community. Besides pretty much
the standard features there's a few that I think are essential (in no
particular order)

- MoinMoin is python based and uses flat file storage, so it's really
easy to install and it's really easy to run multiple wikis on the same
- Large number of macros, especially FAQ macro and TableOfContents
macro for easy customization
- User registration (with email confirmation) and ACL's
- Configurable edit locking/warning to avoid editing conflicts
- Fast and lean. Also supports FastCGI and mod_python
- Relatively easy to configure sharp looking themes.



And if I can help setting up or customizing MoinMoin, let know :-)

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 16:30:54 -0500, Michael Jennings <mej at caosity.org> wrote:
> I have selected 4 software packages for us to evaluate in order to
> decide on the best possible engine for the much-requested cAos
> Community Wiki.  All 4 samples are now up and running for you to try
> out, play around with, and evalute.  The URL's are as follows:
> https://caos.nplus1.net/c-arbre/
> https://caos.nplus1.net/dokuwiki/
> https://caos.nplus1.net/pwp/
> https://caos.nplus1.net/tikiwiki/
> Both C-Arbre and Tikiwiki allow for individual user registration and
> accounts, and they both offer more than simply a Wiki engine.
> Dokuwiki and PWP are strictly wikis, the former being designed
> specifically for collaborative documentation.
> Please note that I have done little or no customization to these
> samples thus far.  Graphics, color schemes, etc. will be finalized
> after we choose a Wiki.  Right now we're evaluating the samples for
> flexibility, features, ease of use, compliance with wiki standards,
> etc.
> I would appreciate your feedback.  Send it to mej at caosity.org, post to
> the mailing list, or add it to the wiki itself.
> Thanks,
> Michael
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