[RFC] Let the Wiki (wiki.lede-project.org) serve as the main web site (www.lede-project.org)

Rich Brown richb.hanover at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 07:57:59 EDT 2016

Update: I have imported all the changes of the asciidoc pages into the wiki (wiki.lede-project.org), so that it is current wrt the Web github repo.

I'll second Jo's request for thoughts about switching www.lede-project.org to the wiki. Thanks!


> On Oct 25, 2016, at 7:37 AM, Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io> wrote:
> Hi,
> Rich, Thomas and Alberto spent a considerable amount of time to setup a
> Dokuwiki instance, imported content from the current web.git based sites
> and did some initial work on a slightly improved version of the hardware
> database.
> Since the wiki now contains virtually all the material of the main
> www.lede-project.org site, it would be in shape now to serve as main
> project site. Using a wiki also makes it easier for all members of the
> project to see problems and make changes quickly, without requiring
> admin access, or approval of PRs, etc.
> The wiki uses the same Dokuwiki software as OpenWrt, so it will be
> familiar to users. The wiki already has a prototype Table of Hardware,
> with minor enhancements to what exists in the OpenWrt wiki (although the
> ToH will continue to evolve over the next few weeks...)
> We're running the newest version of Dokuwiki, with some new plugins to
> make the wiki look better, plus ease maintenance.
> Note: Certain asciidoc pages on the main site have been updated since
> the wiki was imported. There are commitments from the wiki maintainers
> that the wiki will be brought up to date before it goes live.
> To guard against defacement/undesirable modifications, write access to
> the top pages of the wiki, including the governance/rules pages, will be
> controlled by ACLs.
> Personally I'd favor a move to a complete wiki based site and keeping
> only the rules and the signing key pages as standalone HTML documents
> serving as authoritative source for people to quote from.
> The question: Should we switch the main www.lede-project.org web
> presence to the Wiki?
> ~ Jo
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