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From Matt Richards <mricha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [wiki] Migration - A TerryE Clipping Collection [LONG]
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2011 21:34:33 GMT
Sure, I can set up Confluence on my own hardware. But what about getting the
MW data dump to work with?

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 4:21 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

> If you have a server, then you can always setup your own confluence for
> free, or buy a personal limited license for $10 for 10 users.
>
> Apache CWiki is on a version 3.4 while the current version is 3.5.
>
> See http://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence/try.jsp
>
> Atlassian has a sandbox as well:
> http://sandbox.onconfluence.com/display/ds/Plugins+Installed+on+this+Confluence+Site
>
> This link might help: http://www.atlassian.com/search/?query=mediawiki
>
> HTH,
> Dave
>
> On Sep 8, 2011, at 12:29 PM, Matt Richards wrote:
>
> > Yeah, I've kinda ran into a similar problems when I originally
> volunteered
> > to help. I don't know how to go about it, without access to various data
> > dumps and such that it appears only Contributors/PPMC members have access
> > to.
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Pedro F. Giffuni <giffunip@tutopia.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> --- On Thu, 9/8/11, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> >> ...
> >>> I see you closed INFRA-3917.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I like to clean my own mess, yes.
> >>
> >>> Keep in mind that there appear to be others willing to
> >>> struggle with Confluence migration (CWiki?).
> >>>
> >>
> >> That makes me very happy!
> >>
> >> Anyone can reopen the issue: the problem I see is that
> >> it's basically only infra@ that can do this conversion:
> >> I have no idea if/how someone else can mirror the original
> >> information and assuming we can get a dump (which will
> >> likely be big) after running the conversion it has to
> >> be uploaded in the CWiki server for review.
> >>
> >>> A problem to consider in contingency planning: What it
> >>> means to lock down the current wiki during conversion.
> >>> And is the MW kept running for read-only viewing while
> >>> conversion takes place, either bit by bit or
> >>> wholesale?   Parallel live operation does not
> >>> appear practical.
> >>>
> >>
> >> It depends: if the conversion script is fast and we are
> >> not really editing our MW VM, I wouldn't worry about
> >> locking, specially just for a test conversion. If
> >> we see the test conversion could produce some
> >> workable result we could use a snapshot.
> >>
> >> I agree it will be tough but if we could rescue say
> >> 60% of the information, it would certainly be worth it.
> >>
> >>> I think Confluence migration remains as a
> >>> potentially-necessary Plan B or a potential following Plan A
> >>> if needed for the long run.  The analysis TerryE
> >>> provided suggests that it won't be easy whenever it is
> >>> done.  I'm thinking it should not be done first if MW
> >>> can be operated in the short term.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I agree, there's just not anything I can personally do
> >> about it and this being about *doing* and not just
> >> proposing I felt it was a matter of honesty to close
> >> the issue :(.
> >>
> >> Pedro.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > --Matt
>
>


-- 
--Matt

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