twiki and moin moin
warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Feb 28 22:40:57 EST 2005
What do you think of Faq-o-matic?
Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> writes:
> I'm more worried about security and wiki-spam... I'd also like to
> find something that handles FAQs "the best".
> David Grant <david.grant at telus.net> writes:
>> I just scanned through the posts about moin moin vs. twiki. Functionally
>> they are probably both similar. I'm guessing twiki has more plugins
>> though. Looks-wise I always thought twiki looked a bit messy/noisy but
>> that can be fixed by anyone who knows HTML and CSS, or perhaps by
>> installing a new template.
>> The major disadvantage of switching away from twiki, is as Jim and
>> Karsten were talking about, is that the syntax is different between
>> almost all wikis and also the links will be all screwed up. Someone said
>> that we haven't invested in anything wiki-specific, and that's not true.
>> Jim and others have invested a lot of time adding content, and the
>> content is twiki-specific.
>> The fact that moin moin is written in python comes up sometimes but it
>> is a moot point. No one in the gnumed project is interested in
>> re-writing bits of code for the wiki (I hope). There are so many wiki
>> projects out there, no need to look at the source code for any of them,
>> or to modify it. Just find on and use it. If a wiki was written in
>> COBOL, and if it was the best, then we should use it.
>> David J. Grant
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