[Freedombox-discuss] Fossil SCM/VCS as CMS [Was: Re: CMS in freedombox]

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Wed Apr 9 19:23:04 UTC 2014

Quoting ST (2014-04-09 17:34:00)
> if no CMS was integrated yet - I suggest to use Fossil ( 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil_(software) ) instead of Ikiwiki. I 
> took a look on Ikiwiki and realized that Fossil covers almost all 
> Ikiwiki features but offers much more. It is small (only one file), 
> fast (written in C) and is tuned for security.

Ikiwiki is a wiki _compiler_ (i.e. result is served as static pages), 
using git as backend.

Seems to me that Fossil is mainly an alternative to git, with a builtin 
wiki engine (i.e. probably _not_ served as static pages so arguably less 
secure and possibly less efficient).

 - Jonas

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