[IPython-dev] Migrating wiki again

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Wed Jan 9 18:47:04 CST 2013


I am +1 on this plan.

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 4:46 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
> A few days ago, @dttocs on Github tipped us off that our Wiki was serving
> spam about prescription drugs. I cleaned it up and upgraded Mediawiki, but
> it's already reappeared, so evidently the loophole that was used before is
> still open. This isn't just the regular spam pages, which are mostly under
> control; something is able to modify .htaccess .
>
> I'm not a sysadmin, and we've got better uses for our time than battling
> malware. Unless someone feels confident they can maintain it securely, I
> suggest that we abandon our experiment with Mediawiki, and start moving the
> content to a Github wiki.
>
> Thanks,
> Thomas
>
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Brian E. Granger
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