[Owasp-board] For Discussion - Hourly contractor for wiki housekeeping

Bev Corwin bev.corwin at owasp.org
Sun Aug 9 21:18:29 UTC 2015


Thanks Noreen and Jim, What if you do not know the name of the archived
page and are researching? Are you suggesting using search, and not tracking
archives or history? Best wishes, Bev

On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Noreen Whysel OWASP <noreen.whysel at owasp.org
> wrote:

> Bev,
>
> If it is unknown that a wiki page has an older version that redirects to
> it then it's history is hidden. There would need to be a category that
> replaces "FIXME" with "Archived" or something similar for the archived page.
>
> Another issue I just thought of: If a page is simply archived it will
> still show up in search. This is not a problem if the page redirects to a
> newer or more relevant one. But could be if it is not clearly tagged as an
> archived/outdated page.
>
> Noreen Whysel
> Community Manager
> OWASP Foundation
>
> On Aug 9, 2015, at 4:24 PM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Nice explanation Noreen, thank you, just curious, do you think that it is
> important to reference the history details on the pages, or would the
> automated history / changes tracking information be enough for anyone
> looking for any archives?
>
> Bev
>
> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 2:38 PM, Noreen Whysel <noreen.whysel at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> Redirects are simple. Add #REDIRECT [[:NewPage]] to the edit field and
>> it will redirect to the new page. All the old page history is saved and
>> viewed very easily by typing the URL,
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=Old_Page_Title&action=history.
>>
>>
>>
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