Gentoo Wiki:Progress

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Wiki software

ML meeting Forum Wiki Status quo
  • MediaWiki
  • MoinMoin
  • DocuWiki
  • TWiki
MediaWiki

Mission

ML meeting Forum Wiki Status quo
See http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/wiki/ Gentoo Wiki:About empty

gentoo-wiki.com

ML meeting Forum Wiki Status quo
Reuse g-w.com
  • Incompatible licenses (both CC BY-SA, but g-w.com also NC)
  • g-w.com owner Mike Valstar has no interest
Seperated wikis
Why new/duplicate effort?
some g-w.com contributors are happy there some g-w.com contributors are happy there

Spam protection

ML meeting Forum Wiki Status quo
registration
  • (contra) not working (g-w.com expertice)
  • (contra) not working (g-w.com expertice)
  • (pro) no email address needed
Use capchtas
  • (pro) usability: no user registration
  • (contra) not working
  • (pro) usability: no user registration
  • (contra) not working

Content / Scope

ML meeting Forum Wiki
Which content?
  • dev space
    • Move docus out of overlays
    • brainstorming
    • developing new documentation
    • assembling upcoming meeting agendas
  • GSoC ideas
  • users docu collaborating
  • host and maintain our existing documentation
    • docu team against it
  • draft guide-xml docu
    • help offered
    • see ML: docu team against it
  • user docu
  • writing agendas & summaries for meetings
  • drafting news items
  • event planning
  • sticky posts from forums
  • anything
anything
Navigation
Categories and project portals Categories suggested
Multiple package versions
  • In-tree versions in one article
  • Clean-off versions:
    • deleting
    • keeping, but not maintaining
i18n
  • Seperated wikis
  • cross linked
"Translate" extension (so far unused):
  • top->down approach (en->de/fr/...)
  • All i18n articles in same wiki
Help pages
  • Copying MediaWiki User's Guide:
    • recommened by MediaWiki
    • License OK
Few custom help pages


Policies

ML meeting Forum Wiki
Who can edit?
  • user registration requested
  • Some articles restricted to devs/projects
  • dev vs user namespace
  • Some articles restricted to devs/projects
  • trusted user moderation
user registration required
Quality control
Extension "Flagged Revisions" There should be reviewers

User authentication

ML meeting Forum Wiki Status quo
Reuse extisting accounts
  • Connect to developer LDAP
  • OpenID connect