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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: [wiki] Migration - A TerryE Clipping Collection [LONG]
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2011 04:05:54 GMT

On Sep 7, 2011, at 8:47 PM, Pedro F. Giffuni wrote:

> --- On Wed, 9/7/11, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
> ..
>> I also have not kept up with the discussion but reading
>> Terry's comments there seem to be a very huge task to
>> migrate out of Mediawiki. However then I see that "due
>> to lack of Mediawiki support - we are moving to
>> Confluence".
>> Isnt this exactly what Terry describe why would this be
>> difficult to do?
>> I also don't see any support for confluence products to
>> match what mediawiki had. At least any solutions to
>> keep the functionality for their content.
>> Can you please explain how will you migrate addressing
>> Terry's issues on migration?
> Please hold your horses. Terry is not here, he is in his
> way to Greece, and we are just exploring the few options
> that are left.
> Conversion from MW to confluence may be painful for
> us but hopefully would be much easier for infra@.
> (they haven't said anything about it yet but I am
> pretty sure exploring this will take time).
> Updating MW (which must be done for many good reasons,
> including security) would seem more logical but still
> has pain for both us and infra@.

But Drew is still here and he is being coached. That said, please go ahead with your experiment.
I recall your mentioning this idea in June.


> Pedro.

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