we are developing virtual environment for university thesis writing and thesis supervising for Finnish university students and their supervisors. We think Moodle would be probably best platform to our environment and we are starting our own development work. We are very interested about Wiki and its development like dfWiki. In dfwiki there seems to be some very interested features.
Wikiexport is important feature to our project. So, I am asking your help in following questions:
1) When exporting Wikipages, is it possible to include ALL links in Wiki? We have tested Moodle's current Erfurt Wiki, and there is a problem because you can only import "downward" links. Referring links (breadcrumb trails) are not included when we have tested wikiexport. So if you look your exported wikipages in browser, you can go from one wikipage to another, but you cannot come back via wiki's links.
2) It would be useful to export wikis to pdf- or rtf. Is anyone developing solutions to this?
3) When exporting wikipages to html/pdf/rtf, it would be also useful to replace Wiki's CamelLetters with normal text. Is there solutions to this?
Our project is called eTheNet (eLectric Thesis Network). It is a network project of several Finnish universities. Our project site is http://ethenet.joensuu.fi/.
Unfortunaly, all information at our site is only Finnish, at the moment
first of all wiki (efurt Wifi) and dfwiki are completelly diferent modules and they almost don't share code ( only in the backward compatibility ewiki editor mode ).
In dfwiki we have the import / export feature and the backup/restore feature wich integrates into the moodle backup system. I prefer the import export feature because it allows me to replicate wiki contets to any course or moodle installation.
In the next two weeks we'll release a new dfwiki feature that will allow us to import data from old efurtwikis to dfwiki (extracting it from the moodle backup files).
PDF and XHTML export is scheduled for next month.
If you use dfwiki in html editor or dfwiki editor mode you don't need to use CamelCase, you simply use double brackets for links.
thanks a lot! We are looking forward about this pdf export - it sounds really interesting. In dfWiki XHTML export, is there solution to link export problem I described in my first message? I have been testing dfWiki at your Moodle site's sandbox and it looks really great!
CamelCase can become "Camel Case" and a search an replace tool can be used to change CamelCase links to Camel Case or
<a ref="./dfwikiview?page='Camel case'">Camel Case</a>..