Smallest Federated Wiki

Ward Cunningham Federated Wiki WikiEngine project. http://fed.wiki.org/view/welcome-visitors/view/about-federated-wiki

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http://fed.wiki.org/

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goals: The Smallest Federated Wiki project wants to be small in the "easy to learn powerful ideas" version of small. It wants to be a wiki so that strangers can meet and create works of value together. And it wants to be federated so that the burden of maintaining long-lasting content is shared among those who care.

FAQ (current links): http://fed.wiki.org/view/frequently-asked-questions

Feb'2015 Jon Udell article: A conventional wiki, says Mike Caulfield, is "a relentless consensus engine." A federated wiki may eventually yield consensus, but it promotes what Ward Cunningham calls a Chorus Of Voices. Does that sound like a pipe dream? Perhaps, but so did wiki, agile practices, and decentralized version control.

May'2015: Ward talk on design principles

hosting/installation: https://github.com/WardCunningham/Smallest-Federated-Wiki/wiki/Hosting-and-Installation-Guide Though NodeJs is not the reference implementation of the Federated Wiki server, it is the easiest method to get a production-ready Federated Wiki server farm. You will simply need to install Node J S and pull the dependencies for the project. When using Node J S, your Smallest Federated Wiki application is the actual web server, so Apache is not needed.

We have described the clone-on-edit policy. The clone-on-read alternative aggressively retrieves pages making the local wiki behaving like a cacheing proxy. https://github.com/WardCunningham/Smallest-Federated-Wiki/wiki/On-Federating-Wiki

https://github.com/WardCunningham/Smallest-Federated-Wiki/wiki/Federation-Details

Video-s http://wardcunningham.github.com/

Aug'2012: Ryan King says it now has RecentChanges: Recent Changes (which becomes /recent-changes.html)

PhilJones on How SFW Changes Wiki

Sand Box where you can play: http://sandbox.fed.wiki.org/welcome-visitors.html

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