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Beacon version 0.2.0 released !

Item posted by tom calthrop <barnraiser> on Tue Nov 8 10:55:00 2005.

We are very happy to announce the release of version 0.2.0 of Beacon; the SIMPLE free wiki and tag based publishing system!

Beacon allows non technical people easy page editing and categorization of web pages making Beacon idea for groups of people wishing to collaborate around a documentation or composition project.

++++ Features include:

  • Wiki article formatting and linking
  • Tag based categorisation of articles
  • Customisable menus
  • File upload and inclusion in article content
  • RSS feed
  • Article commenting
  • Open or restricted editing
  • Templated design
  • Captcha security
  • Database abstraction layer (works with many types of database)
  • Multilingual (content and interface)
  • Spellchecking
  • Search
  • Newsletter

Beacon is free and is released under GPL License. Beacon is available for download from

Barnraiser is a network of people that have come together to create free social networking and interest group software and educational material. We use our tools, resources and collective knowledge to support and incubate projects where we see social significance. You can find out more about us at


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