[IPython-dev] Migrating wiki again

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Thu Jan 10 00:41:35 CST 2013


Great, thanks for doing this, it shouldn't be too bad to clean everything up.

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:13 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk@gmail.com> wrote:
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> 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).
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>
> 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.
>
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>>
>>
>> -Brad
>>
>>
>> On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 8:55 PM, Bradley M. Froehle wrote:
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>> > 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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