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Re: Problems with Limitations or "Differences" of Subversion

From: Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com>
Date: 2006-11-07 20:44:54 CET

--On Tuesday, November 07, 2006 1:32 PM -0600 Les Mikesell
<lesmikesell@gmail.com> wrote:

> I've always liked twiki - and find it amusing that http://wiki.java.net
> uses it (it's perl). The only problem I've had is that people like to
> attach binaries that you can't easily view/edit directly over the web.

At one time researching wikis I tried Twiki and shortly thereafter a major
security issue was discovered and lots of public Twikis got exploited. I
took down my Twiki and put my wiki research on the back burner, but stayed
subscribed to their new security announcement list. I've seen a few more
exploits discovered.

Twiki is likely good inside a LAN but I'd be uncomfortable with deploying a
public one.

I've got a Mediawiki deployed, and its high-profile use with Wikipedia
would suggest it's more likely to be regularly attacked, and therefore
likely to be more audited and hence more bullet-proof.

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