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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Locking down the wiki
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:10:45 GMT
On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 12:06 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>
> On Oct 21, 2011, at 18:57 , Noah Slater wrote:
>
>> Sounds good to me.
>
> "Open a JIRA to get a wiki account" sounds very bad to me.
>
> I understand we gotta get the spam under control, but asking
> people to sign up in two places and put a potentially long
> manual setup process will kill almost any contribution energy.
> Heck, I try to avoid the wiki as much as I can as is.
>
> <insert handwavey suggestion to a better alternative>
>
> (I got nothing for now apart from moving to a better wiki, sorry)
>
> Cheers
> Jan
> --
>

I agree with Jan about multiple signups. I'd say an email to any list
or any IRC request is more than enough to get wiki edits is fine.

>
>
>
>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 5:55 PM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> On Friday, October 21, 2011, Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org> wrote:
>>>> To JIRA you mean?
>>>>
>>>
>>> yes
>>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 2:26 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Hey,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On advice from Gavin McDonald, I'd like to suggest that we lock down
>>> the
>>>>>> wiki to a list of pre-approved users. To get approved to make edits,
>>> you
>>>>>> would submit a request to one of the mailing lists or to one of the
>>> wiki
>>>>>> admins or committers. That's it. It should remove the need to protect
>>>>> pages
>>>>>> like the "in the wild" stuff and the people on the couch. Other
>>> projects
>>>>>> have implemented this and they get absolutely no spam as a result.
>>>>>> Infrastructure suggested we move to it, and I wanna see what people
>>> think
>>>>>> about it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> More info here:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/general/OurWikiFarm
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> +1
>>>>>
>>>>> Maybe approval requests could also be submitted as tickets?
>>>>>
>>>>> - benoit
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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