Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 10:00:52 -0700 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...sec.ca> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: wiki * [2008-02-18 19:50:51 +0300] (GalaxyMaster) wrote: >> Thanks, GalaxyMaster, for setting that up. Docuwiki's syntax is a >> little wierd but works well enough. =) > >I'd like to point out that this weirdness is a result of DokuWiki's goal >to provide Wiki owners with an almost plain-text on-disk version of the >Wiki. This on-disk version is still well structured and could be >post-processed with a great number of text utils like docutils and >alike. Ahhhh... that's kinda cool. >> Feel free to start adding content. I think the structure is ok enough >> to start with, we'll see how it goes from there. It's pretty >> straight-forward and should be easy enough to add to (I just added a few > >Re: the structure. It's worth to mention that DokuWiki (unlike many other >wiki engines) provides an efficient way to add structure to the entire >wiki. There are namespaces and pages. Imagine that a namespace is >a directory and a page is a file. This way you can create a well >structured hierarchy of pages (much like you do with your files on your >workstation/server). > >For instance, http://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/vendors/list could >provide a list of all vendors participating in the project and >http://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/vendors/openwall could be >a page/namespace for Openwall as a vendor. That could be useful down the road, definitely. >Moreover, DokuWiki allows to limit access on per namespace basis. For >example, you can grant create/modify/delete permissions on >/wiki/vendors/mandrake to Mandrake folks, while others would be >disallowed to change anything there. Indeed this is just to make you >aware of such a feature of DokuWiki. Errr... it's been Mandriva for a few years now... =) But I like the ACLs there, that's definitely cool. >Additionally, I would like to point out that we are running a bare >installation of DokuWiki with a default (minimal) set of plugins. There >is tremendous number of syntax plugins for DokuWiki and if you need some >additional functionality just notify me (I'll search for a suitable >plugin, will install it, and will provide you with usage instructions). Good to know. I don't think we're lacking for anything (yet), but as things grow, who knows? Sounds like docuwiki was a good choice. Now makes me wish I had looked at it a little more closely before settling on mediawiki a few years ago. Oh well. -- Vincent Danen @ http://linsec.ca/ Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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