[geeklog-devel] About Geeklog anmd Geeklog.net

Greg Gillis greg.gillis at sillig.com
Sun Sep 8 09:42:50 EDT 2013

For a snapshot of the pages you can use the following links:




Here is an early geeklog.newsgeeks.com page



On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 1:47 PM, 今駒哲子 <komma at ivywe.co.jp> wrote:

> Dirk,
> Thank you for the detailed explanation!
> --
> Ivy
> 2013/9/8 Dirk Haun <dirk at haun-online.de>:
> > Tom wrote:
> >
> >> http://wiki.geeklog.net/index.php/Who_made_Geeklog%3F
> >>
> >> Dirk would know more about this. Maybe he can answer the question  (and
> we
> >> can use the info as well on our About Geeklog page in the future)
> >
> >
> > That was even before my time :)
> >
> > As far as I know, back in 2000 or thereabouts, Jason Whittenburg wanted
> to create 2 websites, Security Geeks and News Geeks (I don't even know
> their original URLs) and was looking for a CMS. When he couldn't find one
> that he liked, he went on to write his own - what eventually became Geeklog
> (actually, if you check the very end of public_html/docs/history, there's
> an entry that refers to another CMS, phpWebLog, which Geeklog seems to have
> borrowed some code from).
> >
> > Geeklog's security focus also dates back to those days. After all, how
> can you run a site about IT security if the CMS running that site is not
> secure?
> >
> > When Jason moved on (handing Geeklog over to Tony Bibbs), he also sold
> those two sites. I don't know what happened to them, but I don't think
> they're still operational.
> >
> > Thus ends today's (incomplete) history lesson :)
> >
> > HTH
> >
> > bye, Dirk
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