[Air-l] wiki tool suggestion?

Steffen Büffel bueffel at uni-trier.de
Thu Nov 24 10:19:32 PST 2005


Hi Radhika!

I am currently using http://www.mediawiki.org which is the wiki-engine 
behind Wikipedia. I decided to use mediawiki since most of my students 
are already familiar with Wikipedia. But I will definetely have a look 
at the other engines that were suggested...

Good luck!
Steffen

p.s. link to my smeinar wiki (in german) 
http://wiki.medienwissenschaft.de/index.php?title=Netzwerkmedium_Internet



M.B.Gaved wrote:
> Hi Radhika
> 
> I used pmwiki ( http://www.pmwiki.org/ )for a community informatics workshop - 
> http://kmi.open.ac.uk/events/ci2005/
> 
> it worked really well. 
> 
> You need to install it on a machine you have ftp access to that's running php and can webserve php pages, but you don't need mysql or similar. I found that I could set it up and tweak it quite a bit just knowing my way round html code.
> 
> So probably in the middle between setting up a wikipedia style fully fledged wiki, and using a bit of space on somebody else's server.
> 
> good luck!
> 
> Mark
> 
> Knowledge Media Institute
> The Open University
> Milton Keynes
> UK
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	air-l-bounces at listserv.aoir.org on behalf of Radhika Gajjala
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> Subject:	[Air-l] wiki tool suggestion?
> Can anyone suggest a free wiki tool (space) I can use for my classes 
> next semester?
> 
> thanks,
> r
> 
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