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May 24, 2012 11:50 AM   Subscribe

I work for a business that uses recipes for baked goods. We are having a problem managing recipes. We need a system to control who has access to recipes, tracks and logs changes and archives recipes which have been superseded.

Can anyone suggest a system (software and/or best practices) which will help me get a handle on all these recipes?
posted by Barry B. Palindromer to Food & Drink (5 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
A wiki perhaps?
posted by thirteenkiller at 12:04 PM on May 24, 2012

Are you familiar with version control systems? You could set up a simple Subversion system (even on Windows) and make a simple document management system out of that. You can control access and track revisions (and who made them).
posted by JoeZydeco at 12:43 PM on May 24, 2012

Sorry, you'll also need this doc to set up the server.
posted by JoeZydeco at 12:44 PM on May 24, 2012

You could look at flashbake, version-control for writers using git
posted by Z303 at 2:49 PM on May 24, 2012

Since you're clearly aware that version control systems like git exist, it would be helpful to hear first why git isn't the right solution for your situation. Otherwise we're just going down a rabbit hole of naming ever random version management product we can think of.
posted by nakedcodemonkey at 9:45 AM on May 25, 2012

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