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From Pepijn de Vos <pepijnde...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Locking down the wiki
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2011 18:06:34 GMT
I wonder what the demography is of contributors. Are they all contributors and list members,
or is there a reasonable portion of users that just walk by, fix something and walk on.

On Oct 21, 2011, at 7:58 PM, Noah Slater wrote:

> Yeah, I don't think we need a Procedureā„¢ in place for this.
> 
> Basically, as long as a wiki admin adds you to the contributor list, you're
> good to go. How you reach out to that admin, or how they find out about your
> request, is unimportant. We should present plenty of options for people to
> contact one of us.
> 
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>> 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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