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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Is it worth looking at Confluence Wiki Again?
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2011 20:32:21 GMT
On Wed, 2011-09-07 at 12:50 -0700, Kay Schenk wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Pedro F. Giffuni <giffunip@tutopia.com>wrote:
> 
> > Hello;
> >
> > --- On Tue, 9/6/11, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> > > Pedro has already gone over to check
> > > with Infrastructure about doing a test.
> > >
> > ...
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Dave
> > >
> >
> > Yes, here is the post I sent to the infrastructure guys.
> > I guess they have the MW data and the confluence know-how
> > but it will probably take some time to evaluate this so
> > we cannot discard the MediaWiki VM just yet.
> >
> > Pedro.
> > ________
> > Hi guys;
> >
> > Sometime ago I suggested this utility on the ooo-dev list:
> >
> >
> > https://studio.plugins.atlassian.com/wiki/display/UWC/Universal+Wiki+Converter
> >
> > I didn't follow up on it because, as you know, there was a
> > volunteer from the OOo community doing the MediaWiki
> > configuration.
> >
> > Since the volunteer has left, perhaps infra could do a test
> > conversion? This would probably not go as well as the bugzilla
> > conversion but I think it would make it easier since we
> > wouldn't have to find another admin and have the extra problems
> > related to adapting new software to the Apache Infrastructure.
> >
> > Let me know if using this would be viable and you would like me
> > to raise a JIRA issue.
> >
> 
> My recommendation (FWIW) would be to pass this on to infrastructure. Despite
> the enormous respect I have for what it took to get MediaWiki up and running
> for OpenOffice in the past, AND the amount of recent work that Terry did, I
> can fully understand Rob's reasoning on this. As a group, we need to face
> the fact that things are not what they used to be , and utliize the existing
> expertise that's available to Apache OO.o now.
> 
> Setbacks are very disheartening but we do need to learn from them I think.
> It's unfortunate that exploring this alternate possibility may be construed
> as ignoring and killing someone's efforts though -- LOTS of effort I might
> add. I feel very very badly about that.  Unfortunately, this seems to be
> the nature of much reorganization, especially a reorganization on this
> scale.
> 
> So, you have my +1 on filing an issue to infra to explore this conversion.

+1

When I noted you had posted to the Infra list I thought that was a good
thing - options are never a bad thing and actually getting someone to
get a real idea on scope..wonderful.

//drew

> 
> 
> > Pedro.
> >
> >
> 
> 



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