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Re: Wiki && Re: [feature request] merge sxml->html from (haunt html) int

From: Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: Wiki && Re: [feature request] merge sxml->html from (haunt html) into guile?
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:19:38 +0200
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Maxime Devos <> writes:

> Blake Shaw schreef op wo 29-06-2022 om 01:34 [+0700]:
>> Which brings up another thing I've been considering working on thats
>> been discussed in the Guix community: the need for click-to-edit
>> wiki, written in Guile. [...]
> I don't think ‘written in Guile’ has been discussed?
> Also, I don't see the point in writing our own wiki software in Guile
> when there's already plenty of Wiki software in existence with lots of
> tools for moderation, version control, backups, lots of testing, etc.
> Why not reuse pre-existing work instead of reinventing the wheel (likely
> poorly, at least at first)?

There are at least two good reason for re-inventing the wheel:

- learning the domain
- experimenting with how the ways to a good implementation differ in another 

If those were rejected out of hand, most existing wiki software would
have never been written.

Best wishes,
Unpolitisch sein
heißt politisch sein,
ohne es zu merken.

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