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Re: svnmerge.py wiki?

From: Martin Tomes <lists_at_tomes.org>
Date: 2006-05-20 00:14:51 CEST

Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Martin Tomes wrote:
>>> svnmerge is currently missing documentation. And badly so :) The
>>> original orcawave site has some basic docs which should be rehauled,
>>> and googling for it brings up old incorrect pages with wrong or
>>> outdated infos.
>>> I would like to write some documentation of svnmerge, and I would
>>> like it to be in Wiki format. Is there some official SVN wiki in
>>> which we can setup a couple of pages? Otherwise, does anybody have a
>>> free wiki we can use for svnmerge?
>> It's not a Wiki anymore but www.subversionary.org is Drupal based.
>> If I were to install the Drupal book module would you be interested?
>> I might even be able to get TinyMCE working for you on the book pages
>> so you can use a WYSIWYG editor.
> Hi Martin,
> I don't know Drupal, so it might or might now work for me. What I need is
> something where people (including myself) can freely edit the contents with
> a Wiki-like syntax (or some WYSIWYG AJAX magic, I don't care) to provide the
> documentation. I'd rather it be open for everyone to edit (maybe with a
> simple free registration process, if needed for anti-spam reasons).
> Is that possible on subversionary.org?

It isn't a Wiki syntax, you either get to enter basic HTML or use a
WYSIWYG editor. Anyone can register at subversionary but I need to give
permission to edit content. I was overrun by spammers when it was a
Wiki so the current policy allows anyone to post a comment which I have
to approve, once someone posts something sensible I give them permission
to post comments unmoderated. If someone wanted to edit your
documentation I would give permission if they requested it by posting
their request as a comment.

It's your decision. Someone else might come up with a better offer but
I know of no other Subversion oriented sites.

An alternative is to supply pages to the Subversion site at
subversion.tigris.org in HTML as diffs against their site in their
repository. This would be laborious and it would also be difficult to
be sure how the pages would look until after they were published. It
would also make collaboration tricky.

This (http://drupal.org/node/21951) is how a book looks in Drupal, you
create pages and it links them together. I haven't used the book module
before but it looks simple enough. When you create a page you define
it's parent page and it's position within the list of pages at the same

If you want to try it create an account on Subversionary and send me
your login name and I will set it up for you and give you the required

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Received on Sat May 20 00:16:03 2006

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