Re: developer wiki for todo-list etc...
Wookey <email@example.com> :
> +++ Philippe De Swert [04-03-30 02:07 +0200]:
> > Hello everybody,
> > I was recently browsing the emdebian website and I wondered if a wiki wouldn't
> > be useful. Especially for things that should be changed quite often or where
> > user-feedback could be handy. The todo-list is already such a thing,
> > eventually a small documentation/ FAQ wiki,... As I do not have any experience
> > with (nor the resources) setting up one, I wondered if somebody did.I'm
> > willing to help where possible. If of course this seems to be a good idea.
> > Other questions do also pop up, like should it be editable by anyone or just
> > developers? ...
> Frank oringially installed Twiki on the website for the reasons given, but
> Sourceforge managed to lose it and revert us to a very old config, so I
> binned it in the recent tidy-up. Wiki's are handy but are prone to turning
> into a confusing pile of ill-maintained stuff if no-one looks after the
> content. Still, as you say it could be rather useful for getting simple
> contributions from people.
> Currently anyone who is a developer can modify the website by checking out
> the 'website' module from CVS and then checking their changes back in. Then
> it needs running though WML to make the changes visible. WML is not on
> sourceforge so I do that locally and run a script to scp the site to
> sourceforge. Having a local script and WML copy to prod would make life
> This isn't as convenient as a Wiki, but it produces a rather more pleasing
> website. Updates are encouraged.
> I'm not sure if you need to have admin priviledges to install Twiki on our
> bit of the website, but if anyone is enthused I'm happy to give them the
> necessary priviledges.
I will try to install moin on an account sourceforge, I will keep you
informed if it's successful.
Wiki is a very good way to let anyone contribute, not only developpers.
Benjamin Henrion <firstname.lastname@example.org>