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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [9/9] incubator git commit: Continuing progress on converting to asciidoc.
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:39:32 GMT
On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:21 PM Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 5:17 PM,  <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> > Continuing progress on converting to asciidoc.
>
> John,
>
> I can't tell what you're doing from these huge commits.
>
>
Don't worry, I can't tell either.  To be honest, I thought I had already
pushed up some of these pages, but was wrong.  Apologies with the email
spam.


> Are you changing any content?
>
>
So far, here's the big changes I've done:

- Split mentor guide into several parts (it was way too big)
- Not converted proposal, and names.  Not that I don't want to, but haven't
gotten to them yet.
- Not converted the Eclipse and Maven release guides, need to find a better
home for those.  I'll convert those if I can't find a better home.


> If no data is being lost, how can we confirm that?
>
>
Word of mouth?  Its going to require significant QA to verify.  Many of the
links won't work, so need reviewers.


> Does the method you're working on allow people to edit the site after
> merely an SVN checkout, or would people have to install anything?
>
>
The hope is to actually make it as simple as CMS, without requiring the
overhead of infra running/maintaining CMS.  Greg's team has been testing
with github integration on the infra site, and I plan to test that here as
well.  Basically, you would be able to edit online via github and commit,
as long as you have write access to the repo.  If you don't have write
access a pull request would be created automatically.

This is all conceptual at this point, mind you.


> Marvin Humphrey
>
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