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{{Entry
|Name=beacon
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|Name=GNU Beacon
 
|Short description=Simple date and category-driven Web publishing system
 
|Short description=Simple date and category-driven Web publishing system
|Full description='beacon' is a simple date and category-driven Web site publishing system. It looks like a blog, but behaves like a Wiki. It features Wiki article formatting and linking, hierarchical categorisation of articles, customisable menus, file upload and inclusion in article content, RSS feeds, article commenting, open or restricted editing, a templated design, Captcha security, a database abstraction layer (works with many types of databases), multilingual support (content and interface), and spell checking, all in a 1MB footprint.
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|Full description='''Beacon''' is a web-based publishing system that looks like a blog, but behaves like a wiki.
|Homepage URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/p/beacon
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|User level=none
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This package has been decommissioned. This page has been left for the sake of posterity.
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NB. Not to be confused with [[beacon]], an Emacs minor-mode that highlights the cursor whenever the window scrolls.
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|Homepage URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/p/beacon/
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|User level=advanced
 
|Computer languages=PHP
 
|Computer languages=PHP
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|Documentation note=Included
 
|Related projects=aroundme
 
|Related projects=aroundme
 
|Keywords=Web,wiki,online,template,RSS,blog,hierarchy,Weblog,publishing,categorization,Captcha
 
|Keywords=Web,wiki,online,template,RSS,blog,hierarchy,Weblog,publishing,categorization,Captcha
 
|Version identifier=0.2.1
 
|Version identifier=0.2.1
 
|Version date=2005/11/12
 
|Version date=2005/11/12
|Version status=alpha
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|Version status=historical
|Version download=http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=beacon
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|Version download=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/beacon/beacon_0_2_1.tar.tgz
 
|Version comment=0.2.1 alpha released 2005-11-12
 
|Version comment=0.2.1 alpha released 2005-11-12
|Last review by=Alejandroindependiente
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|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2016/12/28
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|Last review date=2016/12/30
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Status=
 
|Status=
|Is GNU=No
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=beacon
 
|License verified date=2005-07-12
 
|License verified date=2005-07-12
 
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}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License verified by=Genium
|License verified date=2005-07-12
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|License verified date=2016/12/30
 
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{{Person
 
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|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=beacon
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|Resource URL=http://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/beacon/
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource audience=Developer
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
|Resource URL=https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/beacon
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=beacon
 
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{{Resource
 
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|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:info@barnraiser.org
 
|Resource URL=mailto:info@barnraiser.org
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/beacon/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/beacon/
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=web
 
|Interface=web
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|Programming-language=php
 
|Use=web-authoring
 
|Use=web-authoring
 
|Web-authoring=website-revision
 
|Web-authoring=website-revision

Revision as of 07:52, 30 December 2016


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beacon

https://www.gnu.org/software/beacon/
Simple date and category-driven Web publishing system.

'beacon' is a simple date and category-driven Web site publishing system. It looks like a blog, but behaves like a Wiki. It features Wiki article formatting and linking, hierarchical categorisation of articles, customisable menus, file upload and inclusion in article content, RSS feeds, article commenting, open or restricted editing, a templated design, Captcha security, a database abstraction layer (works with many types of databases), multilingual support (content and interface), and spell checking, all in a 1MB footprint.

Documentation

https://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/beacon/beacon_guide_v1_1.pdf

Tips for new GNU maintainers

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org




Download

https://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/beacon/beacon_0_2_1.tar.tgz

version 0.2.1 (alpha)
released on 12 November 2005

Decommissioned

Yes

If you have time and interest in resurrecting this GNU package, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org


OpenPGP signature URL: https://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/beacon/beacon_0_2_1.tar.tgz.sig

User level

Beginner

https://my.fsf.org/donate/

Accepts cryptocurrency donations.

https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/

VCS Checkout

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah.gnu.org:/sources/beacon co beacon

Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

30 December 2016




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Tom Calthrop maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/beacon/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/beacon/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Downloadhttps://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/beacon/
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/beacon/


Software prerequisites

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

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 January 2019.




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