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Re: Announcing the slow burial of the Hurd Wiki

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: Announcing the slow burial of the Hurd Wiki
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 12:16:19 +0200
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On Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 12:28:50AM +0200, Joachim Nilsson wrote:
> This is a bit of a sad post.  It's the announcement of the slow burial of
> the Hurd Wiki at http://hurd.gnufans.org

First of all: thanks to you for operating the Hurd wiki over the last

> Oh well, time to get to the point.  Despite its controversy among some in
> the Hurd community I feel that a lot of the content in the wiki is still
> useful.

Yes, parts of it at least are very useful.  I can't give any numbers,

> It's organized in a fairly decent structure, has both well worded and poor
> content.  All written in a fairly simple syntax that can be easily
> converted to
> just about anything popular these days: XML, MarkDown, reST, or any
> other "WikiFormat" out there. (I've seen you guys talking about Ikiwiki
> and others as a replacement.)
> To aid any such venture I'm willing to take the time to create a tarball
> of the whole TWiki setup, including webserver configuration and even
> provide some limited support during moving/converting to another site/setup.

That'll be most appreciated and I'll get back to you as soon as we're
going to do the transition.  Thanks!

> Until this time (if ever anyone steps up to the plate) the current setup
> at gnufans will continue to run for as long as Mr. Deepak Goel is kind
> enough to sponsor the domain name fee and as long as there is disk space
> on the server.

Good, so there is no urgent need to save the wiki.


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