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From Matthew Kurjanowicz <mkurj...@cc.gatech.edu>
Subject Re: Installing Confluence [was Re: Manual]
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2004 01:28:12 GMT
Point taken :) However, isn't Confluence the same as all wikis where 
anyone can edit the pages?  One can require that people create accounts 
to edit the wiki, but doesn't it need to be unlocked now anyways?
Thanks,
-Matt Kurjanowicz

On Jul 21, 2004, at 9:19 PM, David Blevins wrote:

> Will Confluence spare us the embarrassment of having our wiki data
> replaced with offensive ASCII "art" when we are mentioned on
> slashdot?
>
> If so, that's more than enough reason to switch IMO.
>
> -David
>
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 12:15:39PM -0400, Matt Kurjanowicz wrote:
>> Hmm, are we moving a little too fast on moving to Confluence?   Like
>> someone said earlier, we've already switched wiki's once, and I don't
>> know (beyond wiki -> xdoc) what benefits Confluence has over Wikis.
>> It may even be easier to update the tool (wiki->xdoc) to understand
>> the wiki we have now, rather than transferring the entire site over to
>> a different wiki system, with yet another syntax...
>> Just my $0.02.
>> -Matt Kurjanowicz
>>
>> On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 09:27:49 -0400, Serge Knystautas
>> <sergek@lokitech.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> jastrachan@mac.com wrote:
>>>>> I personally think the wiki is the best place to develop
>>>>> documentation, because everyone can participate.  The issue is our
>>>>> wiki software is... lets say difficult.  James Strachan has a neat
>>>>> utility for Confluence wiki, which Codehaus uses, that converts the
>>>>> wiki markup to html, pdf and runs all the test cases coded into the
>>>>> wiki.  I would like to follow a similar route for our docs where we
>>>>> develop them on the wiki and regularly stamp them and check them 
>>>>> into
>>>>> the project xdocs.
>>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone know what we need to do to get Confluence running at 
>>>>> Apache?
>>>>
>>>> JiraMike was saying at JavaOne that there's a guy at Atlassian 
>>>> who's an
>>>> apache member who'd be willing to help make this happen. I'd 
>>>> consumed a
>>>> fair bit of alcohol at this point and I think it was Jeff right?
>>>>
>>>> Mike / Jeff care to help us out?
>>>
>>> Atlassian is incredibly supportive of the ASF, and it takes nothing 
>>> from
>>> them.  We just need someone to volunteer to install and maintain it
>>> (like I did for JIRA).  I'd be interested in helping with Confluence 
>>> as
>>> well.
>>>
>>> However, I've been really busy this summer and slacking off helping 
>>> with
>>> JIRA, so if someone wants to volunteer to get Confluence going and 
>>> help,
>>> that's all it'll take.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Serge Knystautas
>>> Lokitech >> software . strategy . design >> http://www.lokitech.com
>>> p. 301.656.5501
>>> e. sergek@lokitech.com
>>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Matthew Kurjanowicz
>> matt.kurjanowicz@gmail.com
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