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From Upayavira>
Subject Re: Wiki conversion status
Date Sat, 15 May 2004 07:51:48 GMT wrote:

>In my effort to help I switched my Cocoon215TOC to link to the apache wiki
>pages, rather than their cocoondev counterparts. :-( I hope it won't be
>broken in the conversion.
If it is, it won't be hard to fix. Remember, there'll be a certain 
amount of search/replace fixing for us to do as we find things.

>There is also a Cocoon215TOCOldWiki around, but I stopped updating that one,
>so I suppose it can go (i.e. don't convert it).
I've added it to my 'excludes' list.



>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Upayavira [] 
>>Sent: Friday, 14 May 2004 16:32
>>Subject: Wiki conversion status
>>Gianugo Rabellino (on infrastructure@) wrote:
>>>Yup. I have (a few) experience with MoinMoin and, of course, would 
>>>love to see the Cocoon wiki migrate here. :-)
>>Given your expression of interest, I have restarted my work 
>>on JSP->Moin 
>>If you read no further - read this: Please review the wiki at 
>> I consider this to be a valid final 
>>pass at the 
>>wiki conversion (on data that is a few weeks out of date). I believe 
>>that all the remaining conversion issues should be handled 
>>manually, if 
>>you disagree, please let me know.
>>No, to move on:
>>The one outstanding problem was that the script was converting things 
>>that appeared in {{{ }}}, which it shouldn't. For example, on the 
>>LoadBalancingWithModProxy, there is a [P,L] which was getting 
>>to [:P,L]. When I tried using this within Apache, it took me 
>>quite some 
>>time to work out that the problem was with my Wiki conversion rather 
>>than with Apache! Anyway, I believe I have fixed this 
>>already, and will 
>>have uploaded a new version by the time you read this.
>>The only remaining thing I _could_ do is where Moin detects CamelCase 
>>and makes links of it. These can be worked around with 
>>!CamelCase, which 
>>stops it becoming a link. But that one we can do manually when we see 
>>it. The previous {{{}}} problem would have been too esoteric to fix 
>>manually and thus needed to be done within the script.
>>The other thing that was unresolved, but now works, is admin 
>>access to 
>>the wiki. After I do a small change, anyone within the cocoon 
>>group on 
>>Minotaur (all Cocoon committers) can add a password so that they can 
>>have administrative access to the wiki (e.g. 
>>deleting/reverting pages, 
>>etc, I believe).
>>So, I need people to review the site at 
>>, and to 
>>point out anything that is unacceptable. If no objections, we should 
>>make the JSP wiki read only, run the conversion script, 
>>upload the new 
>>content to The new wiki will then be live. 
>>After that 
>>(as Steven has previously suggested), some clever mod_rewrite 
>>rules on 
>> could redirect people to the new Wiki. The below 
>>would do _most_ of it:
>>RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI}  Wiki.jsp
>>RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ?page=(abc)
>>RewriteRule .* [R=301]
>>So, please review the new wiki conversion, and hopefully we 
>>can switch 
>>pretty soon. If I hear nothing, I'll start a vote in a few days.
>>Regards, Upayavira

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