Frank Fletcher, the general counsel of Nero AG whom I cited in a post a couple of days ago, wrote me. “We used MediaWiki, available at http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki. We have been happy with the software except on occasion links to documents have become corrupted.” That is useful background, and thank you, Frank.
Christian Liipfert added this in a comment on my post: “Marcus Stamm from Lucent, also in Germany, did a presentation at the ACC Annual Meeting in 2006 on their use of TWiki. TWiki is open source source and available at no cost.
I remember also a law department that used a Google product, Knol, to host a wiki (See my post of Jan. 2, 2009: Google’s Knol.). So, here are three choices for a law department that wants to test drive a wiki.