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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Confluence] Anyone know how we can send notifications to the dev list?
Date Mon, 16 Jul 2007 16:59:14 GMT
Yeah it would be nice if we can have some reference to a confluence page in
the code
but I would like to see it as constant even if the page's name changes or
have that
reference maintained somehow automagically.

Alx

On 7/16/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Chris,
>
> I think the best would be to point to confluence from the code.
> Usually, people are looking at the code, trying to understand how it
> works (or is not working...), and would be pleased to see some pointer
> to some documentation. The other way (from confluence to code) does
> not seems so interesting, IMHO.
>
> On 7/16/07, Chris Custine <ccustine@apache.org> wrote:
> > So are you saying that confluence doc pages need to point to code (like
> > ViewSVN or Fisheye), or are you saying Javadoc in code pointing to
> > Confluence pages?  There are solutions to both of these if I can
> understand
> > what you want.  I have a custom confluence macro around here somewhere
> that
> > lets you name a section of code from CVS or SVN and it will render it in
> the
> > page.  I haven't used it in a long time, but it worked the last time I
> used
> > it.
> >
> > Let me know specifically what you need and I will try to find it.  I
> will
> > also be happy to help Ersin get the email notifications working
> too.  There
> > are several options that we have available to us as mentioned above.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
> >
> >
> > On 7/16/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > it would be very valuable if we can point to confluence pages into the
> > > code, as annotations. I don't know which will be the best solution as
> > > confluence pages might change, and we need the code to be on the same
> > > page, but at least, this would help a lot those who are looking at the
> > > code to know that it is connected to some description somwhere on
> > > confluence.
> > >
> > > This is really important as confluence is a little bit a mess when it
> > > comes to dev pages...
> > >
> > > wdyt ?
> > >
> > > On 7/16/07, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
> > > > Oooops I confused the two: sorry guys.
> > > >
> > > > Alex
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 7/16/07, Ersin Er <ersin.er@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > On 7/16/07, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org > wrote:
> > > > > > OK Ersin how can we get Chris involved with the infra team so
he
> can
> > > > just
> > > > > > make this happen for us.  Sounds like he's a confluence fanatic
> to
> > me.
> > > > > > Chris you mind just driving
> > > > > > this for us?  I don't even think I have admin rights on
> Confluence.
> > > > >
> > > > > Are we talking about Chris Custine? Because a detailed post in
> this
> > > > > thread is from Dr Christopher Betts, not Chris Custine.
> > > > >
> > > > > Even if it's possible, only PMC members can be Confluence
> > > > > administrators as I understand from here:
> > > > >
> > > > > http://cwiki.apache.org/CWIKI/
> > > > >
> > > > > BTW, it's also possible to subscribe to Atom feeds from Confluence
> > too.
> > > > >
> > > > > > BTW this would be different (regarding our permissions) if we
> got a
> > > > solaris
> > > > > > zone for
> > > > > > directory and put our own JIRA and Confluence instances up
> there.
> > Is
> > > > this
> > > > > > even
> > > > > > something worth exploring?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Alex
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 7/15/07, Chris Custine < ccustine@apache.org> wrote:
> > > > > > > For another option, I have seen other projects send the
> confluence
> > > > update
> > > > > > email to their commit list...
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Chris
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 7/15/07, chris@pegacat.com <chris@pegacat.com>
wrote:
> > > > > > > > You can set up a 'mail watch' in user preferences
(you'll
> also
> > need
> > > > to
> > > > > > setup
> > > > > > > > an outbound mail port for Confluence under Administration
>
> > > > > > Configuration >
> > > > > > > > Mail Servers).
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > So if you set up a user with the dev list as their
email
> > address, it
> > > > > > should
> > > > > > > > all just work :-).
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > However there's already a lot of traffic on the dev
list, so
> > maybe a
> > > > > > > > separate confluence mailing list?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > If you were really keen, you could actually make that
> mailing
> > list a
> > > > > > part of
> > > > > > > > confluence as well, using the Confluence Space-based
Mail
> list
> > > > feature
> > > > > > :-).
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   - Chris
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Hi all,
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Lots of new pages are being added to confluence.
 I just
> > missed a
> > > > new
> > > > > > page
> > > > > > > > > that Emmanuel had added a while
> > > > > > > > > back on the work he did to improve the partition
lookup
> > mechanism.
> > > >  If
> > > > > > I
> > > > > > > > > had
> > > > > > > > > this available or new that it existed
> > > > > > > > > I might have understood the code a bit better
while trying
> to
> > > > refactor
> > > > > > it.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Anyways these kinds of problems may be avoided
if we can
> make
> > > > > > confluence
> > > > > > > > > send notifications to one of our
> > > > > > > > > mailing lists.  Perhaps a new ML is needed but
I would be
> > content
> > > > on
> > > > > > > > > sending
> > > > > > > > > these notifications directly to the
> > > > > > > > > dev list.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Shall we enable this and if so does anyone know
how we can
> do
> > > > this?
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > > > > Alex
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > ---------------------------------------
> > > > > > > > Dr Christopher Betts
> > > > > > > > Melbourne, Australia
> > > > > > > > pegacat.com
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Wer mit Ungeheuern kampft, mag zusehn,
> > > > > > > > dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird.
> > > > > > > >                            - Nietzsche
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > (Who fights Monsters must beware,
> > > > > > > >      lest in doing so they become one)
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Ersin Er
> > > > >
> > > > > R.A. and Ph.D Student at the Dept. of Computer Eng. in Hacettepe
> > > > University
> > > > > http://www.cs.hacettepe.edu.tr
> > > > >
> > > > > Committer and PMC Member of The Apache Directory Project
> > > > > http://directory.apache.org
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards,
> > > Cordialement,
> > > Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> > > www.iktek.com
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com
>

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