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extra remove trailing spaces Sep 3, 2012
lib STEAK!!!! Dec 14, 2012
script Adds delayed job for mail Jan 9, 2010
spec Revert "re-introducing cucumber" Jan 10, 2013
tmp/test Added an empty tmp/test directory so rake test will run out of the box. Jun 8, 2009
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.gitmodules Enables tinemce for wiki editor May 17, 2010
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cucumber.yml Added selenium, cucumber, and webrat Nov 16, 2009
deploy New look and feel for my page and project show page Jan 25, 2011


BetterMeans is giving birth to a new kind of company. An Open Enterprise.

More details can be found at and here

Getting started

  • git clone

  • bundle install

  • Rename database.yml.example to database.yml

  • Run rake db:create:all and rake db:schema:load

That's it. Now you're ready to change the world. Here's to making a dent in things together!

Dev notes

Platform workstream:

IRC: #bettermeans

mailinglist: (or build in workstream forum)


capybara-webkit depends on a WebKit implementation from Qt as explained in


You can find language specific translation groups at:

Known issues

Attachments doesn't work in dev environment

Logging in via the janrain plugin (e.g. google, twitter...etc) won't work in dev environment (if you need to work with this, drop me a message, there's an involved workaround)

License and legalese

Our codebase is based largely on an early fork of Redmine.

Redmine is open source and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL). All redmine code is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Jean-Philippe Lang All non-redmine code is Copyright (C) Shereef Bishay, and is dual-licensed: you may use either the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL), or the MIT License (see

Thanks for joining us! May our work be used for the greater good of everyone.