Both are designed to take a wiki and extract a portable archive of html files. The new one just has the benefit of some reccent TLC. Specifically the new WikiDump will take a page and linked pages to a selected depth and include them in an archive with an index. The old one takes an entire wiki. Eventually the two will merge but the 'all pages' function is lacking from the new one for the moment.
The HTML-Plugin sounds very nice !!! I will integrate it when it is out...
I was wondering: If I use now a group-Wiki from another brand, students can lock separate pages and take the (maintance) ownership of that page For other users they can put a simple commentbox on that page and if other users send in some comment, they get an automatic email. Are there under these tools of eWiki this kind of options?
To allow the append but not edit, add the aview/posts plugin and allow the 'addpost' action but not the 'edit' action. Posts are separate pages in the database but are displayed with their main 'thread' page. The notification as you describe is on my todo list.
wikidump2 looks very nice...!