Nginx Wiki - alternatives

Denis S. Filimonov den.lists at
Thu Apr 3 01:24:22 MSD 2008

Will there be discussions associated with Wikis?
They are really necessary to sort things out when people have different views 
on some content.

On Wednesday 02 April 2008 16:50:45 Cliff Wells wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to bring up the idea of getting off of MoinMoin at some point.
> The spam issue is a constant headache and Moin 1.6's solution isn't
> appealing (textcha's) for several reasons:
> 1) it's annoying and error-prone.
> 2) it won't work against humans (which happen to be the source of a lot
> of wiki and blog spam).
> I'm thinking what we need is something more like Plone that has actual
> workflow and permissions.  That is to say, anyone could register and
> edit content, but only established users could actually publish content.
> Clearly we'll still get spam attempts, but the spam will never make it
> to the web, so the incentive to spam goes away.
> Of course, I want to make it as easy as possible for established people
> to make changes, so my thought is that we could just promote people to
> publishers once they'd actually made a valid addition to the site, so
> people could just short-circuit the workflow cycle and publish their own
> changes.  I doubt spammers will ever make valid contributions to the
> site, but if they did, I suppose it would all balance out =)
> However, as much as I think Plone fits the bill, I've yet to implement
> anything successfully with Plone (or Zope), so I think I'd rather look
> elsewhere for something a little less complicated.
> Another nice thing about a system like this is certain sections could
> actually belong to a particular user (e.g. Evan's Guide to Nginx Module
> Development) who wanted to retain control of a document for whatever
> reason but also wanted it highly visible.
> Any suggestions?  Wikis (or even CMS's) with workflow seem a rare breed.
> Regards,
> Cliff


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