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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Ian Barton <lists@manor-farm.org>
Cc: Matthew Lundin <Matthew.Lundin@valpo.edu>,
	emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Uwe Koloska <uwe@koloro.de>
Subject: Re: HOWTO export document to wiki text?
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 09:03:06 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2prijibit.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <49742F02.8040509@manor-farm.org> (Ian Barton's message of "Mon\, 19 Jan 2009 07\:42\:58 +0000")


Hi Ian,

Ian Barton <lists@manor-farm.org> writes:

>> My dream is for wiki software that uses org files as its backend, thus
>> enabling community editing of org files via the web. But that, of
>> course, is only a dream at this point.
>>
>>
> I use PmWiki (http://www.pmwiki.org) for lots of things. It stores
> pages in a sort of plain text format. However, it's possible to use
> your own markup rules, so in principle it could be used with org
> files.

Yes, I use PmWiki myself and think it's great. However, custom markup
rules would work only as a partial solution here, since PmWiki stores
pages (with all diffs) in its own peculiar flat file format that can't
really be edited directly. (Take a look at the files in your wiki.d
directory.)

I suppose one could create org markup rules for Pmwiki and then edit the
pages in org-mode via w3m. There is also a defunct pmwiki-mode for emacs
that pulls PmWiki pages off a website for editing.

For org-mode/wiki integration, oddmuse might be a good choice, since its
stores each pages as a very simple plain text file. In fact, a quick
google search revealed some efforts to create org-mode markup for
oddmuse a year ago.

- http://www.oddmuse.org/cgi-bin/oddmuse/Comments_on_Writing_Extensions

- http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/4032

I'll have to investigate further.

- Matt

  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-19 15:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-17 21:03 Uwe Koloska
2009-01-18 18:26 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-01-19  7:42   ` Ian Barton
2009-01-19 15:03     ` Matthew Lundin [this message]
2009-01-19 15:27       ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-19 19:30       ` Ian Barton
2009-01-18 18:27 ` Eric Schulte
2009-01-19 16:23 ` Christian Egli
2009-01-19  7:05 Rustom Mody
2009-01-19 15:32 ` Carsten Dominik
     [not found] <E1LOku5-0004vu-DT@box188.bluehost.com>
2009-01-19 15:40 ` Robert Goldman

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