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Re: Migrating our wiki to Confluence

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2018 23:53:31 +0100

On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:16 AM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org> wrote:
> Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> [...]
>> Although the more liberal editing is not an option, I still think we
>> should go forward with migrating to Confluence. For the other reasons
>> (more attractive to all kinds of contributors (also non-coders), lower
>> barriers, faster editing/saving, ...). Plus: in the longer term, infra
>> wants to end-of-life their moinmoin service, if I understood
>> correctly.
>> gmcdonald will be sending me the Universal Wiki Converter tools and
>> actual moinmoin pages of Subversion, so I can experiment a bit with
>> it.
> Is there any more news, Johan?

Yeah, sorry I went dark on that. I tried asking for the necessary
stuff on hipchat several times (even 2 days ago), was promised every
time that I would receive them, but haven't gotten anything :-(. I'll
keep trying.

> I wonder if it would be helpful to get the new Confluence instance up and
> running as a first step, and then we we could start using it for new stuff
> right away.

Yes, that might be a good idea. No need for the migration of the old
stuff to block new stuff.

> Over a period of time, as a low priority background task, you and others
> could do manual or assisted migration of pages from MoinMoin, without
> blocking the use of Confluence for new stuff, unless the migration tools
> don't work well in that scenario. Any thoughts?

I guess that should be fine.

Received on 2018-01-08 23:53:55 CET

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