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From Matt Richards <mricha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS][wiki] Migration (was Re: Who Wants to build OpenOffice?)
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2011 01:05:51 GMT
Totally willing to help with LAMP administration. :-)

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Sep 6, 2011, at 4:46 PM, drew wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 19:05 -0400, TJ Frazier wrote:
> >> On 9/6/2011 18:03, drew 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,
> >>>
> >>> //drew
> >>>
> >> Sorry, no.
> >
> > Drat
> >
> >> AFAIK, only Clayton had that (and possibly other Bureaucrats;
> >> I see Terry's name on that list, and Andrew Rist, as well.)
> >
> > Yes Terry had that level of access and I assume Andrew does (note the
> > word assume there)
> >
> > I needed to pass this along also - I received a call from Terry earlier
> > today and he walked me through the current status on his migration work,
> > open issues and concerns (technical concerns only).
>
> I am glad that this occurred. Most all of us appreciate the handoff.
>
> >
> > One good thing is that is appears my email to the Network admins in
> > Hamburg 2 years ago to turn off my access to the server running the
> > forums there was never acted upon - so as soon as I dig out my keys for
> > that service from a backup I'll be giving that a try - hopefully that is
> > the case.
> >
> > On the wiki there is a sizable amount of work left to do on the staging
> > server including email integration for both VMs (wiki/forum) for one,
> > and issues from the upgrade to the latest version of MW causing problems
> > with many of the 44 mods the service was using...oh fun.
> > H
> > e gave me some clues on where the documentation he created for the Infra
> > guys is in SVN and he is working on a more detailed hand off document
> > which will be emailed to us - but that is not likely till this weekend
> > given some already scheduled commitments has tomorrow and the next day.
>
> I saw a commit of a doc move over in infrastructure. Last he was doing had
> to do with email integration he had found the documents with Gavin's help.
>
> > I think that document is coming to me - if so, as soon as I get it I'll
> > forward that directly here.
> >
> > I see Pedro has already asked on the Infra mailing list to try that MW
> > to Confluence conversion script...haven't seen a response on that
> > request yet.
>
> We may want to try a limited test first, but I am not keen on tossing out
> Terry's efforts. It is my hope that we will have more volunteers with LAMP
> experience to help sysadmin these servers.
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> >
> >>
> >> I suspect that root access is a separate thing from wiki group rights.
> >
> > I believe so, yes.
> >
> > OK - as soon as I know more, everyone will...
>
>
>
> >
> > //drew
> >
>
>


-- 
--Matt

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