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Re: Improvements of the website

* Bastian Venthur <venthur@debian.org> [2007-04-17 10:15] :
> Hi,
> I'm sure this was discussed before (I'm not following -www regulary),
> but why don't we merge the wiki.d.o and debian.org?
> If we fear vandalism for the "official" part of the homepage we could
> restrict the write-access of those sites to certain usergroups. I'm sure
> MoinMoin supports ACL and stuff.

I don't know any Wiki which handles translation as well as our current
infrastructure does (with content negociation). The Debian Wiki is no
exception (compare http://wiki.debian.org/PageD'Accueil and

Moreover, the current translation infrastructure allows a good quality
control (based on my experience in the French translation team).

> This way we wouldn't have to distinguish between informations available
> in "the wiki" and "the homepage" this makes no sense anyway from a users
> point of view. A big plus is certainly that we can get rid of WML and
> CVS, and switch to a much more comfortable solution for web publishing.

What might be possible is to add a link at the bottom of each webpage
with a link to the correct WebCVS wml page and instructions to submit
any correction to the appropriate mailing list (I don't think that
editing WML would be difficult to our users).



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