Re: Announcing the slow burial of the Hurd Wiki
On Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 12:28:50AM +0200, Joachim Nilsson wrote:
> This is a bit of a sad post. It's the announcement of the slow burial of
> the Hurd Wiki at http://hurd.gnufans.org
First of all: thanks to you for operating the Hurd wiki over the last
> Oh well, time to get to the point. Despite its controversy among some in
> the Hurd community I feel that a lot of the content in the wiki is still
Yes, parts of it at least are very useful. I can't give any numbers,
> It's organized in a fairly decent structure, has both well worded and poor
> content. All written in a fairly simple syntax that can be easily
> converted to
> just about anything popular these days: XML, MarkDown, reST, or any
> other "WikiFormat" out there. (I've seen you guys talking about Ikiwiki
> and others as a replacement.)
> To aid any such venture I'm willing to take the time to create a tarball
> of the whole TWiki setup, including webserver configuration and even
> provide some limited support during moving/converting to another site/setup.
That'll be most appreciated and I'll get back to you as soon as we're
going to do the transition. Thanks!
> Until this time (if ever anyone steps up to the plate) the current setup
> at gnufans will continue to run for as long as Mr. Deepak Goel is kind
> enough to sponsor the domain name fee and as long as there is disk space
> on the server.
Good, so there is no urgent need to save the wiki.