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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: cordova wiki at Apache
Date Thu, 05 Jan 2012 18:04:23 GMT
+1 on everything Pat said.

On 12-01-05 9:36 AM, "Patrick Mueller" <> wrote:

>On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 10:17, Jukka Zitting <>
>> On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Patrick Mueller <>
>> > 2) Which wiki software do we want to use - moin-moin or confluence?
>> AFAIUI the ASF infra team hasn't been too happy with Confluence. If
>> Cordova wants to use Confluence, it would be great if we could find
>> someone who'd volunteer to help maintain the Confluence instance at
>> Apache.
>I'm surprised to hear that each Confluence "instance" (instance per
>project, roughly) would need maintenance at all.  I figured they all sat
>under some kind of umbrella that managed everything.  ~shrug~ (and no need
>to go into details; I can certainly BELIEVE this to be the case :-)
>Personally, not sure I care too much re: confluence vs moin-moin, so maybe
>on this basis alone, it would be better to go with moin-moin.
>> > 3) Can we use the wiki as our "CMS" instead of the other CMS thing?
>> So far it has been possible to use a Confluence export as a project
>> web site, but due to the problems infra has had with that setup,
>> support for that option will likely stop by the end of this year.
>> There's no similar functionality in MoinMoin.
>I read up on the "exportable" bits from Confluence, and it sounded "not
>great" to me.  Would prefer we don't go down that path.
>What I was really asking for was to just not have the "CMS" bits
>web site") at all, just (internally) redirect to the wiki.  Seems like
>is something most projects would actually want to do, so if no one's doing
>it, there must be a good reason (beside's Ross's note re: commiter vs
>non-committer access).
>> One possible setup that many Apache projects use is to have the
>> official web site contain only fairly static information (downloads,
>> pointers to mailing lists and other resources, etc.) ...
>Yes, absolutely.  I'd like to see the "official web site" content be
>created once, and never changed, ever.  Just pointers to other lively,
>relevant web sites.
>Patrick Mueller

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