Using the MediaWiki editor plugin of Lotus Symphony
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Lotus Symphony suite instead of the Apple iWork suite or _when I really have to_ the Microsoft Office suite. One week or two ago, next to migrating my website onto my own MacOSX server, I decided to experiment the usage of a wiki for private and business purposes. As result, I deployed seve
When explaining to people I collaborate with that some wikis were available to them, they quickly came up with the question on how to contribute to the content. For people having some IT background, it isn't a big challenge to learn the formatting codes when editing wiki's content (ps: I'm still not fully familiar with it). But for people _like my girlfriend_ forget it! They need either an embedded WYSIWYG editor in the wiki (which I didn't found yet for mediawiki) or an external editor able to export to the wiki. And that's exactly the purpose of the MediaWiki editor plugin of Lotus Symphony!
After having searched on how to install a plugin in Lotus Symphony, the next issue I encountered was to provide the correct connection settings to the plugin. I searched the web... no info page, searched the online help of Lotus Symphony (hoping the plugin would add some help content)... no help available and then... when I looked inside the zip file containing the plug-in, Lotus Symphony Documents entitled read
Although I understand and believe in the value of such a connector between Lotus Symphony and MediaWiki, I believe that extra features wouldn't be luxury. So, next to take these extra features as the scope of an exercise to learn the Lotus Symphony APIs, I will over time try to collect and centralize what could be such extra features. Currently,here's an initial list of enhancement requests that would be valuable for me: