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Federated Wiki

Federated Wiki sites share pages circulating within a creative commons. A single-page browser application can read from many sites at once and save changes in that browser. Users who host their own sites can login there to have their edits shared back to the federation as they edit.

Ward Cunningham (the inventor of wiki)started the federation in 2011 with a workshop project called Smallest Federated Wiki or simply SFW. The data visualization and sharing mechanisms were supported by Nike's Sustainable Business and Innovation group. Early history has been documented in a series of video screencasts.

Federated wiki software ais published as a Node.js package ready to run on a variety of platforms. Github, npm

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Federated Wiki