[Geany] Wiki?

Russell Dickenson russelldickenson at xxxxx
Wed Mar 16 00:26:02 UTC 2011

On 16 March 2011 09:48, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16 March 2011 10:42, Russell Dickenson <russelldickenson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 16 March 2011 09:35, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 16 March 2011 10:29, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
>>>> On 03/15/11 15:53, Dominic Hopf wrote:
>>>>> To be consistent with other documents: Is there one that supports
>>>>> restructuredText out of the box?
>>>> Outside of the Geany developers (and/or doc writers), I don't think it would
>>>> be as common to users for this purpose.  That being said, MoinMoin seems to
>>>> support it out of the box[1], and MediaWiki via an extension[2].
>>>> [1] http://moinmo.in/ReStructuredText
>>>> [2] http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:RstToHtml
>>> I don't really mind what markup, but I will note that some are pushing
>>> for Creole to become a standard & IIUC several wikis now support it.
>> I'm guessing that the idea of seeking a wiki which supports ReST was
>> that if the newsletter was produced in ReST markup, it could be
>> cut-and-pasted into the wiki.
> Geany's documentation is ReST, and as we discussed early in the
> newsletter discussion, probably better to keep to one tool.
> But the wiki is likely to have wider use than those changing Geany
> documentation (hopefully :-) so its markup should be a more widely
> used one.  If it also supports ReST and so allows pasting of
> newsletters, documentation etc then that would be a good point in
> favor of that particular wiki engine.
> Cheers
> Lex

Please ignore my previous message. :P I don't know why I mentioned the
newsletter. The proposal for a wiki whose content is able to be edited
by Geany's community members was so that hints, tips, snippets etc
could be shared. I claim that cosmic waves temporarily interfered with
my brain waves.

Russell Dickenson

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