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Twine is not an encyclopaedia of everything. This short Real World article has been added because it is a regular subject of conversation or useful background knowledge.

A wiki is a type of content management system, like a pseudo-database. More simply, a wiki is one of the available tools for collecting and displaying information which can potentially be added to by anyone. (In the Twine Encyclopaedia's case, you need a password before you can contribute. Many wikis are freely editable.)

Twine runs from a script called UseModWiki.

Wiki conventions

Twine has borrowed some of its conventions and a bit of wiki-ing terminology from Wikipedia and other existing wikis. One example is the practice of referring to a short, inadequately informative article as a stub. Some more are:

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Last edited April 3, 2007 1:31 pm by Mutt