RE: Help vision

Subject: RE: Help vision
From: mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 11:07:59 -0400

Lou Quillio [mailto:public -at- quillio -dot- com] really did say:
> I fired-up my first instance of Instiki today, and let me tell you
> it's sweet. It runs under Ruby-on-Rails, created by the fine folks
> at, who've used it to also bring you BaseCamp
> (, Backpack (, and Ta-Da Lists
> (, as well as Instiki ( These are some of
> the finest, most useful web applications around -- and the devs just
> _happen_ to live at my webhost (
> Of particular interest to techcomms are Instiki's easy configuration
> and customization, valid and well-formed (thus accessible and
> portable) markup, and native export of zipped HTML (with working
> links), zipped TeX, and PDF.
> If you're examining wiki tools, don't leave Instiki out.

Having never used Ruby-on-Rails, I was wondering if you
could give a quick run-down. What kind of footprint does
it have (I use mostly Win XP at work and Linux at home).
Headquarters IT/Security dept. has been very picky lately
about what we load on our systems.

I've previously decided to forgo other interesting tools
because they wanted an entire development environment to
live in/on, and not the one that is supported for our developers.


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