[IPython-User] Notebook as a Wiki

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Thu Dec 13 21:07:59 CST 2012


I can't think of any fundamental reason this wouldn't work, but you
are probably going to have to dive into the code and do some
customizations.

Cheers,

Brian

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 7:09 AM, Burns, Scott S
<scott.s.burns@vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
> I'm trying to think through using the ipython notebook as a lab wiki. Here's
> what I've come up with so far:
>
> Have on canonical directory for all of the notebooks (version-controlled,
> backed up, etc).
> Start one notebook server in password-protected, read-only mode with the
> notebook directory set to the directory mentioned above. This would be
> routed to https://[webserver]/notebook using Massimo's frame trick (see the
> Notebook and Apache thread a few weeks back).
> Have another notebook server that's password-protected but has write/execute
> status, routed to https://[webserver]/notebook-edit, working on the same
> directory.
>
> Everyone in the lab has access to the read-only mode and only the members I
> trust can get the password to edit the notebooks. Is there any reason this
> wouldn't work? Has anyone else done something similar? Thanks for any
> thoughts and ideas.
>
> Scott
>
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