@kev @badrihippo excellent - markdown thrives - I was really impressed (yesterday) by Redox's wiki-like book system generated w a rust program from markdown doc.redox-os.org/book/introduc

@johnbessa @kev yeah...with Wordpress I know I can get features, but with markdown I can easily write features on my own 😄

@badrihippo @kev With you on that.. I tried wordpress but it weirded-me-out. I like wikis over blogs because of ease of information organization, so I like Oddmuse (author is sometimes around here).
But wikis never formed an a forward-thinking markup probably because of Jimbo Wales domination, he is worse than Elon Musk!
I need to look at the markdown extensions

@johnbessa oh yes, I've heard of oddmuse too. I think it was featured in magazine once. Definitely an option if I ever need a wiki 👍

I didn't know about the Jimmy Wales politics though. Markdown would go great with wiki—what more can one need? 🤩


@badrihippo @kev I am like 'holy fk, I wrote this?' only two minor other-person edits since I finished in 2011... pretty heavy actually, shows need for wiki markup that goes past what anyone would expect for a simple reason: data interrelates universally - a whole system model

@badrihippo @kev problem is that this kind of work is too complicated, most people see it as academic and off limites 80-90% probably - so a wider hook is needed that everybody knows about and many participate in, and I recently concluded it's politics, so my whole systems model is going this way, specifically direct-democracy that leverages human agency rather than elections to get stuff done


@kev thanks! I probably will, if I end up using Grav at all. And the "static Wordpress" was interesting too

@kev Looks great, been browsing a few pages. Thinking of setting up mine again with maybe or ; had a that's essentially abandoned.

Was wondering if you considered Hugo? Looks like it doesn't have a web interface like Grav does.


#Hugo natively doesn't have a web interface. For #git users, that's a non-issue.

I haven't tried, but I have heard that #Netlify / #Forestry have some content management system (CMS) that works with Hugo too.

As a software, Hugo is excellent, and fast. I heavily recommend it.


@kaushalmodi Hugo mot having a web interface being a “non-issue” is subjective. Personally, I prefer to have one.

@jameskupke no, I’ve not tried Hugo personally. I was going to until I discovered Grav. It’s a happy medium, so I don’t need to. 😊


I was typing and editing fast on the phone. I was meaning to say: "Hugo not having a web interface is /probably/ a non-issue for git users."


@kaushalmodi @kev I'm going the NetlifyCMS a shot since it seems to build in a web interface with the deploy; now just to try to see if I can modify a theme and get it set up.

I don't do day to day programming, but I'm willing to get my hands dirty to set things up, and then the goal is to keep things simple when it's "stable". 🤞

@kev Grav is fantastic! I have loved working with it.

@RyuKurisu not yet. Might implement an option to switch in the future.

@RyuKurisu ill post something on here once I get around to doing it. Should be a couple weeks I imagine.

@kev Wow! Thank you for sharing this. I'll look into that #Grav thing you mentioned.

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