[pcdb] SoilWiki || Soil Ecology & The Soil Foodweb
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Wed Jul 18 12:28:14 EDT 2007
Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
> What do you think, Paul? Does this have potential? An add-on for the
PC DB Wiki? For groups of contributors?
> ibiblio is hosting GetWiki, a variant on MediaWiki, probably better
for single site use. Version 2 is due and will be
> something to see. I hope to get this installed also. Am trying out a
bunch of wiki software.
> Check it out:
> even provides you with an RSS feed for leisurely viewing of content
> file uploads
> And even email notification of changes to the wiki (sends email to all with
> edit and admin privileges) - this is way cool.
All these features are available with MediaWiki as well.
RSS feed for recient changes:
XML format of a specific page
soon I'll inmplement the properties extension which allows the text to
be semantically marked up, and exportable.
When logged in Special:Preferences
gives you the option of having email notification.
According the the wikipedia page
was a fork of a very eary version of MediaWiki the most notable new
feature seems to be dynamically fetching pages from other wiki's.
It was used to power the Wikinfo http://www.wikinfo.org/ fork of
wikipedia, but it seems like they have changed back to MediaWiki.
An overview of the differences can be found at
orverall I can't see a compelling reason to switch, and MediaWiki has
the benfits of having a larger developer community rather than a one man
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