Boris Mann

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Nov 28, 2020

  • November 28, 2020

Flancian’s Anagora

I’ve been having a conversation with Flancian about their AnagoraAnagora
An Agora implementation by @Flancian.
The concept is to have nodes / notes where people maintain their own digital notes garden like I do here, but then pull them in and link them through their public git repos. Aka a “distributed knowledge graph”.
The Agora Plan page has more details, including a link to the [[Agora Server::]]. It is written in Python / Flask and is open source under the Apache2 license.
project: a meta / multi-user knowledge garden. They have implemented Roam ResearchRoam Research
“A note-taking tool for networked thought. As easy to use as a document. As powerful as a graph database. Roam helps you organize your research for the long haul.”
, FoamFoam
Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by [[Roam Research]], built on [[Visual Studio Code]] and [[GitHub]].
You can use Foam for organising your research, keeping re-discoverable notes, writing long-form content and, optionally, publishing it to the web.
Foam is free, open source, and extremely extensible to suit your personal workflow. You own the information you create with Foam, and you’re free to share it, and collaborate on it with anyone you want.
website: ...
, and ObsidianObsidian
Desktop Markdown editor for Mac, Windows, and Linux that has built in backlinking, wikilinks, and [[Zettelkasten]] support.

License model is free for personal use, they intend to have paid licenses for commercial use, much like the licensing model for IDEs. Personal users pay for early access and other community features.
From the home page:

In our age when cloud services can shut down, get bought, or change privacy policy any day...
adapters so far.

Since I’m working on a Simply Jekyll TemplateSimply Jekyll Template
Right now, it’s just my fork of the [[Simply Jekyll]] theme [[bmann/simply-jekyll::]].
I’ve done an initial setup of [[Forestry]] with it, and have it building to [[Netlify]]. My plan is to turn it into a Github template repository[[Github’s docs on template repos isn’t great. It’s to make a copy without forking that is ready to go right away.::rsn]], to make it very simple for people to run.
The theme itself is a bit too complicated and custom, so consi...
repo that is less customized than my site here, I can use that to see about connecting into Anagora.