[Pdx-pm] TWiki as substitute for kwiki?

Michael G Schwern schwern at pobox.com
Tue Mar 27 00:04:38 PDT 2007

Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Keith" == Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> writes:
> Keith> Some weeks back we were engaged in a discussion of replacing the PDX
> Keith> Perl Mongers kwiki with something more secure, and I have been looking
> Keith> for the same thing for the 5 kwikis I manage.  I was considering MediaWiki
> Keith> for a while.   Eric warned us that MediaWiki is poorly written.  It also
> Keith> turns out to be large, and dependent on MySQL, and difficult to set up. 
> Keith> Tastes bad, more filling.
> For the amount that MediaWiki is poorly written, TWiki is doubly so.

Twiki used to be awful, I remember when it was just one big messy file and
they were having all sorts of problems with simple injection attacks.  But
they appear to have gone through a complete rewrite.  Its now nearly all split
out into libraries.

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