JSPWiki vs. TWiki vs. UseMod

General Features JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Version
2.10.0
TWiki-6.1.0
1.0
Last Release Date
2014-01-31 (6 years ago)
2018-07-15 (1 year ago)
2003-09-11 (16 years ago)
Last Update here
2014-02-02 (6 years ago)
2019-07-19 (10 months ago)
2009-07-01 (10 years ago)
Author
Apache Software Foundation
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
Clifford Adams
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Apache License 2.0
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
Java
Perl, JavaScript
Perl
Data Storage
Database, Files
Files, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
N/A
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
all
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System Requirements JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Operating System
any platform supporting JDK 1.5+
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Linux, Windows, MacOS X
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
any servlet 2.4+ compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Apache, probably anything with CGI support
Other Requirements
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Datastorage JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Plugin
No
No
PostgreSQL
Plugin
No
No
Oracle
Plugin
No
No
SQLite
Plugin
No
No
BerkeleyDB
Plugin
No
No
RCS
No
Yes
No
Other
page provider architecture -> several implementations
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
No
Security/Anti-Spam JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Mail Encryption
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
nofollow
Optional
Plugin
Patch
Blacklist
Yes
Plugin
Patch
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
No
Delayed Indexing
No
Plugin
No
Development/Support JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
No
Special Features JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
Unknown
Interface Languages
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
0
Email notification
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Comments
Flat
Threaded
No
Categories
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Namespaces
No
Yes
Unknown
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Patch
Optional
Unknown
Structured Data
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Links JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Plugin
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Optional
Plugin
No
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Syntax Features JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
HTML Tags
Optional
All
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
CREOLE support
Yes
No
Unknown
Markdown Support
No
No
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
No
Footnotes
Yes
Plugin
No
Quoting
No
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
No
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
No
FAQ Tags
No
Yes
No
Scripting
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
None
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Usability JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Section Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
No
Toolbar
Yes
Plugin
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Yes
No
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
No
Statistics JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
No
Patch
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
No
Analysis
No
Yes
No
Output JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
No
Mobile Friendly
No
Plugin
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
No
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
No
Abbreviations
No
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
No
HTML Export
Optional
Yes
No
XML export
No
Plugin
No
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
No
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Plugin
No
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
No
Image Editing
No
Plugin
Unknown
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
Unknown
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Unknown
Media Search
Contents
Contents
No
Extras JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Unknown
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples JSPWiki TWiki UseMod
Internal Link
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
External Link
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
Headlines
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======
Bold Format
__bold__
*bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''italics''
_italic_
''italic''
Underline Format
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
<u>underline</u>
<u>underline</u>
Monospace Format
{{monospace}}
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
<tt>for monospace text</tt>
Strikethrough Format
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
N/A
Superscript Format
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
http://url.com/pic.gif
Aligning Text
%%(text-align: right) text %%
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
N/A
Text Indentation
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
: indented
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
;term:definition
$ Term: Definition
;Term:Definition
Horizontal Rule
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