Nicholas Canzoneri on 29 Mar 2010 13:42:58 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] F/OSS KB software?

MediaWiki was relatively to set up and install.

For non-tech users, starting up/seeding the wiki with content can be
confusing, so I'd suggest for whatever solution you go with have a
plan in place to put a bunch of content up quickly.

--Nick Canzoneri

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 16:35, John Karr <> wrote:
> On my todo list is looking at MojoMojo, which is another wiki program, but
> it looks like it's way better than mediawiki. Wiki's seem pretty suited for
> knowledge base applications. MojoMojo runs the wiki.
> BTW I have a personal (private) knowledgebase that lives in mediawiki,
> before I give my catalyst talk I will probably look at converting it over.
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of JP Vossen
> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 3:00 PM
> To:
> Subject: [PLUG] F/OSS KB software?
> A question about F/OSS KB (knowledge base) software came up at work, so
> I was wondering if anyone knows of anything decent.  Some Googling
> turned up a bunch of stuff that was either non-F/OSS or too alpha/beta
> looking (Owl).  I was surprised, as I figured there'd be tons of these.
>  For all the KB sites out there I figured some PHP on top of MySQL
> would be pretty easy, since a KB isn't that different from a forum, of
> which there are legion.  Guess not.
> I also glanced at, but the
> community edition is not even self-hosted, and is using MediaWiki
> instead.  That's kinda interesting...
> I'm using MediaWiki for something else anyway, so I'm looking at that to
> see if it'll fit.  I hope it will, since that'll be simpler all the way
> around.  But if not, any clues?
> I'm running on CentOS-5 and using
> (also hosted on MediaWiki, think it's a Sign?).
> Thanks,
> JP
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