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|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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Revision as of 14:14, 26 September 2014

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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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