[Ma-linux] Re: [Novalug] wiki with version control / collaboration software
russell-evans at qwest.net
Thu Jan 25 22:43:29 EST 2007
On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:21:27 -0500
"Russell Evans" <russell-evans at qwest.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:11:39 -0500
> "Matt Good" <matt at matt-good.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 21:54 -0500, Russell Evans wrote:
> > > On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 18:26:46 -0500 (EST)
> > > "Jay Hart" <jhart at kevla.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm taking my last class prior to getting my masters degree
> > > > (yes, thank you, thank you very much).
> > > >
> > > > I'm looking for an online application that is easy to use, semi
> > > > secure, and does version control similar to track changes in MS
> > > > Word.
> > > >
> > > > So, I though I would ask what some of you who might have done
> > > > online document collaboration use?
JeremyRuston, 8 January 2007 (created 18 August 2005)
Out of the box, TiddlyWiki doesn't have a ServerSide back end. In many
applications that's a great strength because it means that you can work
with TiddlyWiki without having to be connected to the Internet or,
because it's SelfContained, installing any software.
In other applications, a ServerSide can be very useful, particularly if
you want to edit a TiddlyWiki while it's online, or you need lots of
people to be able to edit a TiddlyWiki at the same time. The
development Community has come up with several ServerSide
implementations that are suitable for a range of applications. The most
popular and up-to-date ones that you can download and install on your
own servers are:
* ZiddlyWiki from BobMcElrath and TimMorgan
* ccTiddly from CoolCold
* PrinceTiddlyWiki from BramChen
* RoWiki from RodneyGomes
* PhpTiddlyWiki from PatrickCurry
TiddlySpot offers a fantastic, free hosted version of TiddlyWiki with
some very cool features (although at present it does not support
simultaneous editting by multiple users). It's based on Bidix's
There are also some TiddlyWikiAdaptations that have taken some of the
code and ideas from TiddlyWiki and diverged off to do their own thing.
ZiddlyWiki is a hosted non-linear personal/public/collaborative
micro-content wiki/blog based on TiddlyWiki. The "Z" stands for Zope --
the powerful server-side platform on which ZiddlyWiki runs.
mcelrath, 16 August 2006 (created 6 January 2006)
* Zope provides the ServerSide architecture for storing tiddler
content and constructing the TiddlyWiki frontend for the client. And
with FreeZope, even cheapskates can have their own ZiddlyWiki!
* ZopeAuthentication is used to track and restrict wiki content
* ZopeRevisions store old tiddler versions, and ZW makes use of
this feature to provide TiddlerRevisions.
* AJAX is used for all after-page-load communication with the
* TiddlerLocks prevent several people from editing the same tiddler
at the same time.
* AutoRefresh keeps the page up-to-date without requiring a reload.
* ImportAndExport allows you to take your ZW offline wherever you
go. Even better, you don't have to commit to ZW -- take your data with
you when you're done!
* MultipleZWs allow you to have many sites without the hassle of
uploading ZW multiple times and maintaining each one.
BobMcElrath, 27 October 2006 (created 5 January 2006)
For an absolutely free and mostly painless ZiddlyWiki, get an account
at FreeZope and use the InstallScript.
On Your Own Server or Paid Hosting
2. Download ZiddlyWiki.
3. ImportZiddlyWiki. (Or UpgradeZiddlyWiki)
4. Copy the ZiddlyWiki/index_html script to the location where you
want your ZW (probably the root).
5. If you are upgrading, check UpgradeZiddlyWiki to see if there are
any important extra steps.
That's it! Now point your web browser to your site and start creating
tiddlers. Optionally, you can also:
* Make MultipleZWs (or rename your ZW)
timmorgan, 11 January 2006 (created 5 January 2006)
* not tagging
FreeZope gives away free 5MB hosting accounts. It takes a day or two to
be approved (a real person checks new accounts).
Check out the InstallScript to get ZW on your FZ!
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