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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Web hosting of Jini.org was:Re: Jini.org and mailing list
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2009 23:22:51 GMT
We've had enough volunteers willing to pay for web hosting of jini.org, 
all we need now, is info from Jim Hurley on how to make a contribution.




Elijah Menifee wrote:
> I have run a 'wget -o obtainjiniorg.log -w 5 -m -k www.jini.org' so I have a
> mostly working local copy of the information(in non-wiki mode), however I am
> unsure if there are any utilities or methods for converting/hosting this
> archive on the Apache infrastructure.
> The jini.org uses MediaWiki where as the River site is set up with MoinMoin,
> the mark-up source format for these appears is different along with
> available macros and I had no luck just pasting the the jini.org src to
> river. So I am currently manually formatting by pasting the text and adding
> MoinMoin specific markup indicators.
> The upside is I am making progress (slow but steady) in getting the Jini
> Spec documents on the river site (plan on doing FAQ/HowTo/Tutorial
> information after I get all the specs in place)
> The downsides are as follows:
>  1. Not very familiar with Wiki's in general so there may be MoinMoin markup
> features I am not using, or categorized pages appropriately...
>  2. Not sure how to get images to the Apache site, so currently I am in
> lining the images with links to the jini.org site, which means if the
> hosting for jini.org goes down the images will be broken ( the robots.txt on
> jini.org excluded the /images/ however some of the spec images appear to be
> availeble out of the /files/... hiearchy so I do have a local copy of some
> of the images)
>  3. formatting is different, and there is a chance for typos, so someone
> more familiar with jini may want to take a cursory glance after I have done
> the initial grunt work of the port.
>  4. Not sure how MoinMoin handles page protection, so the specs are
> currently open for anyone to edit/spam/destroy.  The original spec pages on
> the jini.org are protected...
> If anyone has any better ideas for getting the most important information on
> to the River wiki, I am open to suggestions, however until then I will
> continue to manually port the info as time allows.
> Until the porting work is done (...still open to suggestions on a better
> method than manual document editing...), and we get the images local, we
> need the hosting of jini.org to remain.
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 5:35 AM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Peter Firmstone<jini@zeus.net.au> wrote:
>>> There still web hosting of the jini.org site to pay for.
>> Because?
>> If you move the content to Apache infrastructure, and get Sun/Oracle
>> to point the DNS accordingly, then there should only be the domain
>> registrar fee...
>> Cheers
>> --
>> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
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