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which wiki to wiki...

Stephen Adler wrote:
> Any of you guys have a favourite wiki engine you use?

I've always found the markup syntax inconsistent in MediaWiki, and the 
functionality to be limited. People seem to install it almost by 
default, which is unfortunate.

Wikispaces is great for situations where outsourcing your wiki to a 
hosting provider is appropriate.

But ultimately I'll add another vote for Twiki. I haven't set one up in 
a few years, but you can make it do just about anything if you're 
willing to put the time in. And that doesn't necessarily mean modifying 
the core Perl code. It's extensively configurable and programmable from 
the web UI. Plus there's a big library of plugins.

I do, however, read that there has been con controversy around the 
project, and a fork spun off, A few months back the 
people behind the fork obtained a backup of the user records, 
sent out a mass mailing promoting the fork, followed a few days later 
with an email from the Twiki founder refuting the claims in the prior 
email. Whatever...but the point is you'll probably want to assess both 
projects and see which is on the track you want to follow.


Tom Metro
Venture Logic, Newton, MA, USA
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