paper submission and versioning system - advice?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Feb 20 20:35:25 CET 2012

On 2/20/2012 1:47 PM, Andrea Crotti wrote:
> On 02/20/2012 05:45 PM, Brian Blais wrote:
>> I'd like to find a web-based system to help a committee I'm on, where
>> we receive proposals from different faculty. I wrote something in
>> python, from scratch, a number of years ago because there wasn't
>> anything available then but it is showing its age and I figured that
>> someone has written something.
>> Essentially I need users to be able to start a proposal, with some
>> basic information, and then be able to add files to it. Other users
>> will be allowed to add files as well, but I'd like to limit deletions
>> to the committee members.
>> It seems as if there just has to be available tools like this, but I
>> am not even sure what such a system is called.

Content Management System (in this case, for a private web site?) is one 
term I have seen.

> Is there anything like this, in python preferably?

Too many ;-).

> Well I guess that any web framework would provide you more or less
> easily with all you need..
> Django turbogears pyramid flask or web2py are just the names I know.

+ others...

To possibly limit choices, decide whether you want files available to 
the world or just those with accounts (which requires an authentication 

Terry Jan Reedy

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