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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@4quarters.com>
Subject Re: Confluence - again (was Re: Applications migration)
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2005 19:52:53 GMT
I'm with Bill.  I'd really prefer if we didn't officially  
unofficially have official unofficial materials on a foreign wiki.

If someone feels the demented urge to use a  wiki for documentation,  
lets use the one here.  Or use xdocs or something :)

geir

On Oct 11, 2005, at 2:56 PM, David Blevins wrote:

> On Oct 11, 2005, at 10:23 AM, Bill Stoddard wrote:
>
>
>> David Blevins wrote:
>>
>>
>>> On Oct 10, 2005, at 12:10 PM, Sachin Patel wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> David Jencks wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I think we should discuss if we want to move to confluence as  
>>>>> our  wiki
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I think the move to confluence is an excellent idea and we  
>>>> should  definitely start discussing this. Looking at the current  
>>>> wiki, I  think there is a lot of great but unorganized  
>>>> information.  Since  M5 has now been released we expect and  
>>>> enormous growth in "users"  and so I think we are are now at a  
>>>> point where it would be good to  start focusing on the  
>>>> organization and presentation of the wiki and  the move to  
>>>> confluence would be a good starting point to be able to  do so.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> We have a confluence space if we want to start using it.  http://  
>>> opensource2.atlassian.com/confluence/oss/display/GERONIMO
>>> Here is an example of what we could do with it   http://  
>>> opensource2.atlassian.com/confluence/oss/display/GERONIMO/Unassigned
>>> -David
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Humm... from discussions over on infrastructure I see Leo and Noel  
>> have some concerns about maintaining a confluence install on  
>> apache.org. Probably nothing that couldn't be solved by a few  
>> volunteers.
>>
> [...]
>
>> Please don't send us down the path of hosting ASF project doc on  
>> non-ASF infrastructure. Nothing good can come from that exercise.
>>
>>
>
> This is an old debate.  Confluence is somewhat high maintenance and  
> much of the infrastructure team remains unconvinced it's worth the  
> trouble.  The first time this idea came up on the Geronimo dev  
> lists, I kept in touch with the infrastructure guys that posted and  
> emailed them every couple months about it.  This is the compromise  
> we reached.
>
> It's a confluence install hosted and maintained by the confluence  
> guys solely for use by the ASF and administered by members of the  
> ASF.  Seems to me to be an acceptable middle ground for now.
>
> -David
>
>

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geir@optonline.net



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