[Openvas-discuss] OpenVAS Documentation Project

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Tue Sep 6 12:23:07 CEST 2011

Is it considered proprietary?  The source is available,  though you need to 
be a customer.

It sounds like people do want MediaWiki, but my experiences with it as 
something that can produce a compendium like we what we already offer are 
poor.  Looking for other wikis with full PDF generation has turned up very 
little that actually works well and without a lot of time spent on it. 
Though... I guess we can drop the compendium as a PDF.  Maybe that is not 
really necessary.

If people feel strongly enough about it, we'll switch to MediaWiki.  I 
hardly want to force a solution on people they do not like.

Do we have volunteers that would be willing to get MediaWiki fully working 
and creating a compendium like article/book?  And applying updates as 


From: "Matthew Mundell" <matthew.mundell at greenbone.net>
Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2011 12:53 PM
To: "Geoff Galitz" <geoff at galitz.org>
Cc: <za132 at students.itb.ac.id>; <openvas-discuss at wald.intevation.org>
Subject: Re: [Openvas-discuss] OpenVAS Documentation Project

>> In their pricing matrix, they state they are free for open-source 
>> projects.
>> We should be able to qualify for that.
>> http://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence/pricing.jsp under the
>> "non-profits and open source projects" tab.
> Quite a shame to use a proprietary wiki for OpenVAS, even if the wiki is
> free of charge.  Please please consider using MediaWiki or some Free
> Software alternative.
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