Final Call for Comments: Switch main web site to the wiki

Rich Brown richb.hanover at
Sat Nov 26 09:27:41 EST 2016

The final call for for comments on the proposal to make the switch elicited two responses, both positive. 

I laid out a proposed set of steps for the change at:

I'm not familiar enough with the server-admin side of LEDE. Who needs to be involved in making those changes? Thanks.


> On Nov 20, 2016, at 9:11 AM, Rich Brown <richb.hanover at> wrote:
> Proposal: 
> LEDE should change its main web presence to the wiki system, currently at
> Justifications:
> - The Wiki now mirrors all the content of the main WWW site
> - The top-level pages of the wiki are protected against modification by non-admins.
> - It is (cognitively) somewhat expensive for admins to maintain two web presences with similar content
> - It is cognitively very expensive for readers - there is no shared search system, so it's hard for newcomers to know where to look.
> - It is a Dokuwiki system, and thus familiar to all OpenWrt contributors
> - It is vastly easier for project members to add content to a wiki system. Documentation is currently only being updated/added in the wiki.
> The first RFC for this proposal was posted on 25 Oct. There have been no responses, except for messages of support from the people proposing this change. (See et seq.)
> I don't know a reasonable amount of time for final comments. If there are no outstanding issues by Saturday, 26 November, can we declare consensus has been reached, and begin the transition process?
> I will send a separate note proposing the steps that would be taken. Thanks.
> Rich

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