webserverless Python Wiki Engines: do they exists?

guyon.moree at gmail.com guyon.moree at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 09:56:33 CEST 2004

Brian van den Broek wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just a few hours looking via google, http://c2.com/cgi/wiki, and

> the python.org wiki, but haven't had luck, so it's time to ask:
> I'm looking for a stand alone Python wiki engine that does not
require a
> web server such as Apache or MS IIS. I have found such beasts in
> languages (e.g. <http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?EddiesWiki> in C++, and a
> in Ruby), but none written in Python. A pointer to any that I've
> would be most appreciated.
> To give some idea of my requirements: Python is the only programming
> language that I know anything to speak of, and my skills are modest.
> (Python is a thesis procrastination projec and I've done no web
> programming to date.) I have an itch in the PIM domain, and I am
> to find a project as a basis to build upon that is 1) appropriate in
> scope/complexity for a relative newcomer and 2) would enable me to
> a personal wiki (not exposed to the web). I am running WindowsMe, and

> Python 2.3.4. I don't mind if I have to get some extra packages, but
> definitely don't want to have to come to terms with something like
> (One day, perhaps, but not too soon.)
> If there were one that used ReStructuredText for markup, that would
> great. But at this point, I think I'd be better off not restricting
> pool :-)
> Thanks for any pointers. Best,
> Brian vdB

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