collaboraion software -- arsdigita (ACS) recommendations?
lanbarnes at earthlink.net
Mon Jan 22 09:24:44 PST 2001
"James G. Sack (jim)" wrote:
> At 18:28 01/21/01 -0800, Lan Barnes <lanbarnes at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >"James G. Sack (jim)" wrote:
> >> I'm interested in collaboration tools -- right now I'm just looking for a
> >> (web-accessed) collaborative diary/journal, ...
> >Can you give a better definition of what you're looking for? Are
> >you adamantly Free Software (good for you if so!)?
> >1. Groupware a la Lotus Notes? Try TWIG
> ><http://twig.screwdriver.net/>. It's supposed to out-Notes Notes.
> >GPL. (Haven't tried it yet.)
> >2. Web Page content management a la Vignette or Interwoven? Some
> >new stuff is starting to appear in the OSS world. I have a URL at
> >work, so if this is what you want, lemme know. Also, Sourceforge
> >might be a place to look.
> Yeah, TWIG looks sorta-promising, I'll have a look. Have you actually used it?
> I imagine (and intend) the concept of collaborative tools to be open-ended.
> What I want to begin with is a very simple web-accessed log, kindof like a
> collective diary. Without a lot of bells & whistles -- but probably should
> be searchable. I guess many message board systems would serve, but I'm
> looking for the simplest one to configure and use -- for starters.
Then I would say that TWIG is a candidate. No, I haven't used it, but
people whom I respect as judges of this kind of stuff rave over it. It's
also supposed to be extensible, meaning that even if _you_ don't extend it,
someone else will ;-)
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