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From Stian Soiland-Reyes <st...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Taverna developer wiki?
Date Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:49:57 GMT
Now at https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/TAVERNADEV

On 17 February 2016 at 01:32, Gale Naylor <GaleN@noventussolutions.com> wrote:
> Sounds good. Thanks.
>
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 5:26 PM Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Agreed - I have raised the request here with Apache's INFRA team:
>>
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/servicedesk/customer/portal/1/INFRA-11275
>>
>>
>> We don't have to use it if we don't like it :)
>>
>>
>> On 17 February 2016 at 01:05, Gale Naylor <GaleN@noventussolutions.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Ok. I cannot find any way to create a personal space on the Apache wiki
>> (so
>> > I can test the interface) without contacting the ASF infrastructure team.
>> > So, I guess we would have to create a Confluence wiki, if we want to try
>> it
>> > out.
>> >
>> > If so, this is what we need to tell them:
>> >
>> > wiki name -- TavernaDev (?) - this would distinguish it from the other
>> > "official/public" wikis that all start with Apache ...
>> > destination for commit mails -- (not 100% sure what this is referring to)
>> > confluence usernames of two+ community members - volunteer space admins
>> --
>> >  I am willing to be one (gnaylor)
>> >
>> > What do you think?
>> >
>> > Gale
>> >
>> > On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 12:02 PM Gale Naylor <
>> GaleN@noventussolutions.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> I agree that a wiki-type approach (for internal/ in-progress work) where
>> >> everyone can edit directly would be best (and most efficient).
>> >>
>> >> The Confluence wiki seems to be designed for what we want to do,
>> although
>> >> I wish you could use Markdown. (I was hoping to create a personal space
>> on
>> >> the wiki to see how difficult it would be to transfer the output to
>> >> Markdown, but I have yet to be able to create a space.) Even though
>> this is
>> >> a WYSIWYG editor, couldn't we write it in Markdown anyway, making it a
>> >> little more difficult to read but easier to transfer?
>> >>
>> >> Since using Markdown pages in the incubator-taverna-site has the same
>> SVN
>> >> issues as raised in  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TAVERNA-870,
>> >> would that create a lot more work merging the pull requests?
>> >>
>> >> What would be easiest/quickest right now? The Confluence wiki? Maybe we
>> >> could live with whichever option for working on the release notes, and I
>> >> will try to look at Jekyll and Maven Site to see if I have any thoughts
>> on
>> >> which one might be a good path for the future?
>> >>
>> >> Gale
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 9:15 AM Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Hi,
>> >>>
>> >>> Gale has drafted release notes on
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> https://galenaylor.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/draft-taverna-language-release-notes-2/
>> >>>
>> >>> however I feel I want to 'edit' them rather than respond by email..
>> >>>
>> >>> would it be more natural to edit this in a developer wiki?
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> We can ask to get a TAVERNADEV space at https://cwiki.apache.org/ ?
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Alternatively we can do it as markdown pages in a folder under
>> >>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-taverna-site/ (say a folder 'wiki'
>> >>> or 'dev') - but sadly that's (currently) edited by SVN rather than git
>> >>> - see also https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TAVERNA-870  -- also
>> >>> then non-committers can't contribute except by pull request.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> One advantage of Markdown-in-folder the markdown files could be
>> >>> directly transferable to the normal Taverna web-space, while the
>> >>> Confluence wiki uses an internal WYSIWYG format which is harder to
>> >>> move.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Note that I mean just for internal in-progress stuff, not
>> >>> documentation for external users - although
>> >>> that's a separate issue to try to transfer the documentation wiki from
>> >>> http://dev.mygrid.org.uk/wiki/display/tav250 to Apache's confluence.
>> >>> (This is a bit more work because of version mismatch)
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> (Ideally I would have preferred a GitHub wiki, but that would have
>> >>> been hosted outside Apache's infrastructure)
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> Stian Soiland-Reyes
>> >>> Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
>> >>> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718
>> >>>
>> >>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Stian Soiland-Reyes
>> Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
>> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718
>>



-- 
Stian Soiland-Reyes
Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718

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