[IPython-dev] Migrating wiki again

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Thu Jan 10 01:11:38 CST 2013


We can even open an Issue with the new task
list<https://github.com/blog/1375-task-lists-in-gfm-issues-pulls-comments>,
to mark off which pages have had a manual clean/check pass.

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:41 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:
> >
> >
> > 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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