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From Gale Naylor <Ga...@noventussolutions.com>
Subject Re: Taverna developer wiki?
Date Wed, 17 Feb 2016 01:32:32 GMT
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
>

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