Smallest Federated Wiki
Who's leading up the project?
What is the Smallest Federated Wiki?
What's its status?
How does it work?
Federated wiki embodies the CC-BY-SA license. It combines that with a simple JSON schema and the CORS headers that enable wiki-like sharing in the browser.
What features does it have?
What other related itches are there that are inspiring scratches?
At the 2014 Portland Camp I've added drag-and-drop journal merging. This has been promised since the beginning but didn't happen until camp asked for something new to be demoed in one day.
npm install -g wiki
These are notes from the 2011 session about the Smallest Federated Wiki.
Notes from Amber Case
Small session held in the main room led by Ward Cunningham about a naturally emergent text posting system similar to Git, but for text. He wants to work on this tomorrow. https://github.com/WardCunningham/Smallest-Federated-Wiki
Notes from Ward
User:znmeb and I spent Sunday working on this. We spent the morning thinking in terms of Node.js but ended up coding in Sinatra after lunch.
Work continues on GitHub. The current vision is to create a network of owner operated sites by having individuals or small groups do the following:
Your content is stored in plain text files that can be zipped up and moved wherever you like. Just enough JSON encoded metadata is kept to attribute sources and report recent changes. Exotic formats might emerge but you won't be polluted by them (or spam) unless you pull it your way.
Inspiration2011-06-23 at OSBridge2011 having lunch with Ward, Tantek exclaimed:
The Read Write Web is no longer sufficient. I want the Read Fork Write Merge Web. #osb11 lunch table. #diso #indieweb