[Freedombox-discuss] Ikiwiki (Was: objectives)

The Doctor drwho at virtadpt.net
Thu Jun 9 15:52:50 UTC 2011

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On 06/09/2011 11:21 AM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:

> Seems to me that PivotX uses flat files as _backend_ but generates 
> on-the-fly:

It can use flat files on the back end, and yes, it generates pages
dynamically using PHP.

> Both above quotes are from http://pivotx.net/page/features .

That is correct.

> Ikiwiki uses common VCS (e.g. git or Subversion) as backend, compiles 
> when editing, and serves static html files.

How processor intensive would updating an Ikiwiki instance be?

> Also quite important, ikiwiki is packaged and available in Debian.

PivotX could be packaged for Debian.

> If you want PivotX as a future option for FreedomBox then I recommend 
> you file a bugreport about it.

I shall do so - thank you.

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