[Moin-user] moin + GAE

Thomas Waldmann tw-public at gmx.de
Thu Jun 25 03:37:00 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-06-24 at 10:07 -0400, greg whittier wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 5:44 AM, Giuseppe D'Elia
> <peppe.delia at gmail.com> wrote:
>         Hi, i am newbie in moin. I have a question for you: do is 
>         possible use MoinMoin wiki with google app engine?thanks 
> I'd like to be proven wrong, but the current version of moin saves
> data on the filesystem, which GAE doesn't allow, so I think the answer
> is no.

Correct (AFAIK).

>   I believe there is work ongoing on to create a data storage
> abstraction layer.  It might be possible after that is complete to
> write a GAE Datastore back end.

Someone could even start now developing such a backend.

See there:


See esp. the MoinMoin.storage package.

It'll take a while until moin 2.0 will be released, but I guess the same
holds true for development of a GAE backend.

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