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author: Uriel <u@berlinblue.org>
date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:32:33 +0000
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description: Documentation updates.
1 DirDir - A directory-oriented WikiWiki
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4 DirDir is the next generation [diri wiki](http://repo.cat-v.org/diri/), now implemented on top of werc and
5 taking advantage of its user, site management frameworks and other
6 infrastructure.
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8 Features
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11 DirDir is still somewhat experimental, but already all features diri had, plus some extras thanks to werc's power:
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13  * Hierarchical organization.
14  * Markdown formatting.
15  * Easily customizable templates
16  * Simple and fine grained user permisions system.
17  * Completely database free.
18  * All needed to setup diridiri is to set a flag in your _werc/config file.
19  * Automatically wiki-fy existing werc documents.
20  * Implemented in about two dozen lines of rc scripts.
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23 Documentation
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26 Just login, go to any page, and click the `Edit` button.
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28 To create a new page, go to the address where you want to create the new page, click `Edit`, enter the initial contents, `Save`, and you are done.
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31 Status
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34 Mostly usable, all basic features already implemented in the latest werc source
35 tree.
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37 About the name
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40 DirDir is a pun on its predecessor diri and WikiWiki, and [Dirdir is also the title of a novel](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0879974788?ie=UTF8&tag=catv-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0879974788) by science fiction and literature grand master [Jack Vance](http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26redirect%3Dtrue%26search-type%3Dss%26index%3Dbooks%26ref%3Dntt%255Fathr%255Fdp%255Fsr%255F1%26field-author%3DJack%2520Vance&tag=catv-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=39095).
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