Wiki Team Launchpad permissions (was Re: Proposal: Create product for each derivative's documentation)

Dougie Richardson dougierichardson at
Thu Apr 9 12:50:20 UTC 2009

Is there enough work to support a seperate wiki-admin team, or is this
something that could be covered by one set of restricted team members
across both parts?

2009/4/9 Matthew East <mdke at>:
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Nathan Handler <nhandler at> wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 11:45 AM, Phil Bull <philbull at> wrote:
>>> In that case, do we really need a separate wiki team? I can see the
>>> advantage of having a separate wiki-admin team, but having a distinction
>>> between contributors to the wiki and the regular documentation doesn't
>>> really serve any purpose, especially since we all use the same mailing
>>> list.
>> I disagree. The wiki and the system documentation require different
>> skills and knowledge in order to correctly maintain them. For
>> instance, someone who edits the wiki could have no idea how to work
>> with the xml files used in the system documentation. I would feel very
>> uncomfortable granting them the ability to push to the main branch
>> without having their knowledge of the system documentation evaluated
>> first.
> I think Phil isn't proposing to open ~ubuntu-core-doc or the suggested
> ~ubuntu-wiki-admin to all users. However I see his point that if we
> are to have an open team (such as ~ubuntu-wiki) for people interested
> in working on the wiki, then we might as well have an open team for
> people interested in working on any type of docs.
> If so, that would result in something like this:
> ~ubuntu-doc (umbrella team)
>    - ~ubuntu-core-doc (restricted team)
>    - ~ubuntu-wiki-admin (restricted team)
>    - ~ubuntu-doc-enthusiasts (open team)
> The latter would potentially replace both ubuntu-doc-students and
> ubuntu-wiki. There is probably a better name for it than
> ubuntu-doc-enthusiasts, it could easily be something like
> ubuntu-doc-contributors or similar.
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