[thelist] wiki

raditha dissanayake jabber at raditha.com
Mon Aug 16 21:20:13 CDT 2004

Diane Soini wrote:

> I was researching wikis. I don't know a whole lot about them, and my 
> first impression is that they are confusing, especially with the 
> smashed together capitalized words and barely structured pages. 
> Nevertheless, a wiki could possibly be useful.
> Has anybody had experience with a wiki using a rich-text editor? Or 
> have you customized a wiki to make it easier for non-html-savvy people 
> to use? As "easy" as the wiki formatting is, it can start to look 
> confusing pretty quick. It would be nice to be able to insert images 
> or SVG into the document, too, so has anybody done that?
> Thanks for any information.
> Diane
IMHO the best wiki software is the one that powers the wikipeida 
(http://wikipedia.org). It's known as mediawiki and available for 
download at sourceforge.net - it's a pain to install but every easy for 
the end user.

Raditha Dissanayake.
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