Moving our doc development to the KDE userbase wiki

Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan ovidiu.b13 at
Sun Dec 15 19:11:55 UTC 2013


I've worked with MediaWiki before and find it quite easy to manage and translate.
Having it hosted on the KDE userbase would be great for us not having to deal with all the maintenance.

*Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan*[1] 
Kubuntu România[2]

On Sîm 14 Dec 2013 23:21:36 Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Right now, we are creating our documentation on the Ubuntu wiki
> system, which is moinmoin. This worked OK last release, but we had no
> translations, and the move to the 'permanent' display place of
> required quite a bit of fiddling, as did the
> ISO version, which had broken links and such.
> Aaron and I have been discussing trying to get our docs onto
> Mediawiki, which has a translation plugin. I've been leery about
> suggesting our own install, having dealt with the spam on the Amarok
> wiki in the past. The KDE wiki system is wonderfully administered, has
> no spam to speak of, and most important of all, has not only the
> translation plugin, but willing translators.
> I wrote to the KDE-WWW list, to the KDE-Doc folks, and finally to the
> KDE-Community list about this, and so far, the discussion seems very
> positive. By the way, if you aren't a member of the KDE-Community
> list, join!
> And look at the archives if you want to see the compliments, such as:
> "The kubuntu docs wiki seems to me to be quite elegant." :-)
> Any translators reading this: what do you think? Have you worked with
> the Mediawiki translation plugin?
> All the best,
> Valorie

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