Moving the Ubuntu Wiki to Mediawiki or something else?
bkerensa at ubuntu.com
Tue Feb 16 19:28:16 UTC 2016
My concern is migrating content would need to be done manually and be very
There are no tools to automated importing from moinmoin to mediawiki as far
as I know.
That said Canonical should look at Mozilla's Mediawiki repo on github as it
has fine tuned permissions and plugins that make managing a large mediawiki
install easier and also makes deploying easy
On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 11:25 AM Elizabeth K. Joseph <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 11:02 AM, Alberto Salvia Novella
> <es20490446e at gmail.com> wrote:
> > José Antonio Rey:
> >> Would you say it's gonna help in terms of wiki usability?
> > I found MoinMoin very easy to use compared with any other wiki engines I
> > have used. If feasible I would try to improve the engine performance
> > of quitting it, specially when the expenses of the sift seem big.
> The Canonical IS team has been working on improving the behavior for
> years. They've added caching, stopped crawling of bots and spiders,
> lots of things that have made the wiki hobble along as mostly
> readable, but as someone who uses the wiki every week for the
> newsletter, it's still very painful to use. In fact, these
> improvements that have been made to keep it running, also make it
> harder to use by normal users.
> So I'd say your proposal has already been tried, continually, for
> years and isn't working.
> Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2
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