[IPython-dev] Migrating wiki again

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Thu Jan 10 00:13:29 CST 2013


On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:10 PM, Bradley M. Froehle
<brad.froehle@gmail.com>wrote:

> Min: Thanks for the XML file. I had just built a script to scrape
> http://wiki.ipython.org/Special:AllPages so I could use
> http://wiki.ipython.org/Special:Export. (
> https://gist.github.com/4499750#file-ipython_all_pages-py).
>
> Anyway, this mw-to-gollum.rb script (
> https://gist.github.com/4499750#file-mw-to-gollum-rb) seems to work okay.
>
> I've run it and pushed the results to
> https://github.com/bfroehle/ipython/wiki/Main-Page
>
> There are a few issues:
> 1. Some pages need to be manually cleaned up: e.g.,
> https://github.com/bfroehle/ipython/wiki/Extensions-Index
> 2. Github uses gollum which does not use directories --- everything is in
> a flat namespace. I've worked around this by replacing all subdirectories
> with dashes. (See the tr('/', '-') in the script). This seems to keep most
> of the links working, but some are still broken (see
> https://github.com/bfroehle/ipython/wiki/Cookbook, for example).
>

Pretty good!  There aren't too many pages, so I think we can probably start
with that, and do a bit of cleanup and be set.


>
>
> -Brad
>
>
> On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 8:55 PM, Bradley M. Froehle wrote:
>
> > Yes, I think this is a good idea too.
> >
> > I can attempt the migration if I can get a dump of the wiki contents in
> some usable fashion.
> >
> > -Brad
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 5:28 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk@gmail.com (mailto:
> benjaminrk@gmail.com)> wrote:
> > > plus a million. I know Thomas did the moin->mediawiki migration,
> > > and I don't want to make him do it all over again.
> > > I can look into this migration next week.
> > >
> > > For now, can we 'lock' the current wiki, so there can't be any more
> edits?
> > >
> > > -MinRK
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 4:47 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com(mailto:
> ellisonbg@gmail.com)> wrote:
> > > > I am +1 on this plan.
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 4:46 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com(mailto:
> 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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