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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Spending time to modernise ST pays off immediately and will also be overall more beneficial in the long term compared with designing and coding a software from scratch.
    • not necessarily. there is a open source version, but its also lot of effort to understand a large system. and if you work your on your own when we want to tweak the wiki syntax and the overall rendering. maybe its worth a try. i look at http://github.com/socialtext [github.com]. but there is also the problem i cant find any admin.
      • One does not need to understand every detail of the whole system in order to change smaller parts.

        The homepage of the open source version is http://www.socialtext.net/open/ [socialtext.net].

        What do you need an admin for?

        • currently i cant reach an admin of perlfoundation.org :( it would have the advantage to use all the existing highter modules. there is even one for perl 6 that padre uses. but on other hand the changes i need would change the wiki markup syntax. i dont believe socialtext would allow that. so we maybe need a parser for wikimedia markup and extend it. i think it would touch a lot of subsystems such as the diff module, revamp search engine, add links to the history. i dont think you need that much code to implement it. but you have to understand much of the inner workings.