GNU Beacon

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GNU Beacon
Simple date and category-driven Web publishing system

Beacon is a web-based publishing system that looks like a blog, but behaves like a wiki.

This package has been decommissioned. This page has been left for the sake of posterity.

NB. Not to be confused with beacon, an Emacs minor-mode that highlights the cursor whenever the window scrolls.




version 0.2.1 (historical)
released on 12 November 2005



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License:GPLv2orlaterGenium30 December 2016

Leaders and contributors

See the CREDITS.txtS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor
Tom Calthrop Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperBug Tracking
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitecron (for bulk newsletters)
Weak prerequisiteaspell (for spell checking)
Source requirementGDlib 2.0 or later
Required to usePHP 4.x

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 December 2016.


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