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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Is it worth looking at Confluence Wiki Again?
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 22:29:30 GMT
Pedro has already gone over to check with Infrastructure about doing a test.

Erasing other things I started to say. Maybe I'll be more positive tomorrow. I'm rather exhausted
by today's emails.

Regards,
Dave

On Sep 6, 2011, at 3:12 PM, Rob Weir wrote:

> Moving this point to its own thread
> 
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 6:03 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 17:30 -0400, TJ Frazier wrote:
>>> On 9/6/2011 13:43, Matt Richards wrote:
>>>> Well, I thought Terry has resigned from the project according to another
>>>> thread, leaving the wiki migration at a bit of a stand still. Figured I
>>>> could step in and pick up where he left off on this. Am I able to, as a
>>>> non-contributor reach out to Apache Infra on this (from what I read it seems
>>>> the infra ML are for existing contributors only)? Not sure who all is
>>>> involved at this point.
>>> 
>>> As Pedro commented, you don't need a newbie to help with the conversion.
>>> But in the long run, I volunteer to learn whatever is needed to support
>>> the MW system. All I have to offer is that I am a sysop on the live
>>> wiki,
>> 
>> You have root level access to the current box in Hamburg?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
> 
> Another option to consider is that of content translation: MediaWiki
> to Confluence.  Remember. Confluence is fully supported by Apache
> Infra.  We would also find a lot of people on the list who could help
> write and test wiki text conversion code.  It is just string
> manipulation, right?  How hard can that be?  Even I can help with
> that.
> 
> But seriously, the MW plans were always precarious.  We did not have a
> deep bench of expertise on the sys admin side of that package.  Even
> if we have a volunteer or two step in now, aren't we still rather
> thin?  Wouldn't we still be one "life change" away from being back
> where we are now?  But if we can figure out a content-level migration
> to Confluence wiki, then we would have something much more sustainable
> long term.
> 
> Just an idea.
> 
> -Rob


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