[Seaside] Gardner, SmallWiki, Swiki, or?

Nevin Pratt nevin at smalltalkpro.com
Tue Nov 18 20:32:27 CET 2003

So, it's beginning to sound like the consensus is to use the SmallWiki 
on SqueakMap (and not Gardner or anything else)?


Stephen Pair wrote:

> The version of SmallWiki that Chris ported and that I worked on looks 
> like it's newer than the one Gardner was using.  It seems to handle 
> nested lists just fine.  So, I think it's probably the newer parser.  
> My monticello based version and the SmallWiki package on SqueakMap 
> both have this newer looking parser.
> - Stephen
> Lukas Renggli wrote:
>>> I would definitely choose something based on the SmallWiki parser 
>>> (which means SmallWiki or Gardner).  SmallWiki is fully functional 
>>> now but doesn't use Seaside.  Gardner is a little more basic (in 
>>> terms of functionality and the UI) but uses Seaside.  With the 
>>> SmallWiki parser, you'll have a much easier time when and if you 
>>> need to customize it.
>> This September the SmallWiki parser has been been partially rewritten 
>> by John Brant. I assume that you are using still the old one?
>> The new parser supports escaping of special characters, nested lists 
>> and has got a much better handling of embedded Smalltalk blocks. 
>> Furthermore it is much faster, uses less memory and isn't complaining 
>> anymore about a slightly invalid syntax.
>> Cheers,
>> Lukas

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