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Main topic: Wiki Engine
Founded by: NRC Institute for Information Technology
Owner / CEO: National Research Council Canada
Interface language: Multilingual
Programming language: Unknown
Software license: NoLicense
Status: Dead
As of 2012, the wiki for this Lizzy article appears to be down and unable to be connected to.
Wiki Size: 109 pages see stats...

(As of: 2004-12-14 –

Wiki engine description

Lizzy (autrefois connu comme YAWC: "encore un autre clone wiki") est un outil simple et léger permettant à des utilisateurs non techniciens de créer collaborativement et maintenir des sites web. Lizzy est fondé sur l'approche wiki développée par Ward Cunningham. Il est en train d'évoluer conjointement aver le Conseil national de recherches du Canada (CNRC) (National Research Council of Canada) par les Membres de l'Equipe Lizzy.


Lizzy (formerly known as YAWC: Yet Another Wiki Clone) is a simple, lightweight tool allowing non-technical users to collaboratively create and maintain web sites. Lizzy is based on the wiki approach developped by Ward Cunningham. It is being jointly evolved at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada by the Lizzy Team Members.

For a detailed view of wiki, we recommend the excellent book The Wiki Way by Bo Leuf.

The main characteristics that distinguish Lizzy from other wiki clones are:

Lizzy implements a series of improvements over the original Cunningham implementation of wiki, including: