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From Luis Arce <mastercracke...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: Web hosting of Jini.org was:Re: Jini.org and mailing list
Date Fri, 03 Jul 2009 03:30:56 GMT

Hi all,
I have other idea, is possible to change the wiki for a Liferay by example?

Best regards,
Luis Arce

> Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 20:01:53 -0700
> Subject: Re: Web hosting of Jini.org was:Re: Jini.org and mailing list
> From: jeff.ramsdale@gmail.com
> To: river-dev@incubator.apache.org
> 
> I have one other suggestion to offer before we make a move. The current
> jini.org site is a MediaWiki site. Sourceforge now provides MediaWiki to
> projects hosted there (
> http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/sourceforge/wiki/Hosted%20Apps). Would it
> make sense to move to Sourceforge (including old starter kit downloads) and
> point jini.org there? One advantage is that the sf folks manage the app,
> which would hopefully reduce some of the spam problems we've had. Since this
> wouldn't be a standard open source project with code releases (since these
> are handled by Apache River) I'm not certain if it makes sense nor if it
> would be acceptable to sf, but I thought it was worth asking...
> -jeff
> 
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Peter Firmstone <jini@zeus.net.au> wrote:
> 
> > 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.
> >
> > Jim?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Peter.
> >
> >
> > 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
> >>> http://www.qi4j.org - New Energy for Java
> >>>
> >>> I  live here; http://tinyurl.com/2qq9er
> >>> I  work here; http://tinyurl.com/2ymelc
> >>> I relax here; http://tinyurl.com/2cgsug
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >

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