[Infrastructure] Wiki Progress
wthayer at mozilla.com
Fri Mar 29 08:19:01 MST 2019
Well done Jos!
I don't think the loss of edit history is much of a concern, and agree that
keeping the old wiki around for a while would help to mitigate the problem.
I'd suggest that we just include this info as a caveat when alerting
members of the cutover to the new system.
On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 6:18 AM Daymion T. Reynolds <dreynolds at godaddy.com>
> Excellent work! Keep your script, we will likely need to pull the latest
> backup before the switch to make it current. Also, we could keep the old
> wiki up on a subdomain for a while for historical reference. Would this be
> *From:* Infrastructure <infrastructure-bounces at cabforum.org> *On Behalf
> Of *Jos Purvis (jopurvis)
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:32 PM
> *To:* infrastructure at cabforum.org
> *Subject:* [Infrastructure] Wiki Progress
> After much Python hacking (man, am I glad I put those extra skill points
> in Python the last time I leveled up…), I managed to convince the moin2doku
> script to churn through the MoinMoin backup file Daymion provided and
> produce a Dokuwiki copy of the CABF wiki, complete with page content, media
> links, and all. The only down-side is that it hasn’t retained the edit
> history of the pages. The *previous versions* of pages are there, but
> there’s no handy “revisions” page in the Dokuwiki output to view them or
> say who changed what when. Consequently, when we cut over to the new wiki,
> we’d effectively be starting fresh—if someone wanted the information about
> the edit history for a page, we could reconstruct it as needed, but it
> won’t be there day-one.
> How big an issue do we think that is? Would it be good to ask the Forum
> about it?
> Jos Purvis (jopurvis at cisco.com)
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