Re: Free/open source knowledge base system

Subject: Re: Free/open source knowledge base system
From: Megan Golding <mgolding -at- secureworks -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: 01 Jul 2002 11:15:51 -0400

On Mon, 2002-07-01 at 09:24, Darren Barefoot wrote:
> We're basically looking for something with a Web interface that enables
> you to create, modify and delete knowledge base entries, and then
> publish them on the Web. It'd be cool if the publishing occurred
> automagically, but not critical. We're not picky about the back-end:
> MySQL, XML, whatever. And, of course, the simpler it is to use, the
> better. Any and all suggestions welcome. Thanks. DB.


Check out the general concept known as Wiki at I
have experience with a Wiki Clone known as TWiki (see
and they have a sample Knowledgebase format at

The publishing is automatic, the interface is moderately easy to use,
and the back end is Revision Control System (RCS) which provides


Megan Golding (mgolding -at- secureworks -dot- net)
SecureWorks, Inc.

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