[cgiapp] Future of the wiki
sigzero at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 18:37:13 EST 2010
On 1/30/10 4:55 PM, Mark Stosberg wrote:
> MT5 did bring some significant changes. First, it dropped support for
> PostgreSQL and SQLite, so the MySQL backend is required. ( This is a downer for
> me, but not a deal-breaker. ) Second, the core now has support for revisions,
> an important feature of wikis. The core does not include a "diff" feature, but
> I suspect this could be provided by a plugin, and is something we may be able
> to contribute ourselves.
> I use MT for my personal blog. I find it attactive, pleasant to use, and fairly
> easy to install. I can vouch for it being light on server resources. I run it
> under CGI. The admin area is a little slow this way, but tolerable. The static
> public pages are of course "fast". I also wrote a couple of plugins for it,
> which was reasonably easy.
> I put a lot of my own time into setting up the original CGI::Application wiki,
> as well as writing and editing a fair amount of the content. Someone else will
> need to play that role the second time around.
> Are there folks here that are intested in volunteering to help admin and
> maintain a new wiki / web presence ? What tools would you like to do that with?
Does MT5 still use PHP or is it pure Perl now?
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