[ubuntu-uk] [SPAM] If you had a wiki, which wiki would you wiki with?
christopherrowson at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 11:08:14 GMT 2008
I like Dokuwiki.
It can authenticate against quite a few different methods, flatfile,
MySQL, LDAP etc. You can even plug it into an existing user database
(for instance, I run some forums and authenticate dokuwiki off that
It's also pretty good for access control. You can configure certain
groups/users to access specific pages and namespaces. Overall it's
On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 9:52 AM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
> Quoting Dave Murphy <dave at schwuk.com>:
> > Erm, the title says it all really.
> > I need a wiki, but I'm not sure what the 'best' one is.
> > * I'm tending towards Moin because that's what we sue internally
> > * I'm (obviously) used to Trac but in this case don't need the ticket
> > or svn integration
> > * I'm avoiding MediaWiki due to tales of security and frequent patches
> > * I've noticed a few projects choosing DokuWiki recently
> > Unless anyone has compelling arguments for any others, I'll probably go
> > with Moin or Doku (and it will probably be Moin).
> I use PMWiki, it's dead easy to install and stores everything in text
> files which suited me perfectly for a basic internal Wiki for my
> colleagues and I to keep technical stuff on (as a replacement for an
> old Lotus Notes database).
> IIRC I tried MediaWiki and it was a pain to install and configure for
> my basic needs so that's why I went over to PMWiki.
> But if you're comfortable with Moin then maybe that's a good idea (I
> always like to stick with things I know if I haven't got time or
> patience to investigate alternatives).
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