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From "Javier Candeira (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (COUCHDB-2350) Finish move of the wiki documentation; clean up references in docs.couchdb.org
Date Fri, 10 Oct 2014 03:39:33 GMT

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Javier Candeira commented on COUCHDB-2350:
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I just started a Google docs spreadsheet with the plans for the move. For now, it only intervenes
in the new wiki. It's also very Work-In-Progress.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ytNtZ5TtngvG8-PGiGwafH1gXH9gdngi5HOeThrjjJE/edit?usp=sharing

Tagging [~andywenk] because he wanted to be on top of the process. The rest of you will probably
want to wait till the spreadsheet is more populated, and I have a better idea of where the
information will live (so far I only have a clear idea of where some of it shouldn't live).

> Finish move of the wiki documentation; clean up references in docs.couchdb.org
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-2350
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-2350
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: Documentation, Website
>            Reporter: Javier Candeira
>            Assignee: Javier Candeira
>
> It occurs to me that as a new inductee into the project I'm in a privileged position
to update and restructure the documentation as I take the project in, and it would probably
be a better first task than to go after individual bugs.
> This is how I'd go about working on restructuring the documentation:
> - move the old wiki content to confluence and 301 all wiki.apache.org pages to the new
wiki. No new content added. 
> - track all links and references to old wiki in docs.couchdb.org, and rewrite them to
point at new wiki. Still no new content added.
> - then I would start triaging documentation bugs. There are many tasks that are better
done by a newcomer, since we need to follow the documentation or be confused by it.
> This is what I'd need:
> - To be added to the confluence wiki contributors list (username: candeira)
> - To be added to the old wiki contributors list (username: JavierCandeira)
> - Optionally, to have a test confluence wiki so I can test migrating the old one to the
new one via scripts without making public changes until bugs have been ironed out.



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