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

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Mon Aug 10 10:59:51 UTC 2015


I support giving you both delete access so long as you send a note to the wiki editor list and just let us know what you are up to...

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> On Aug 9, 2015, at 11:21 PM, Timo Goosen <timo.goosen at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
> I still feel that people on the project task force should have delete rights on the wiki. 
> 
> If people want to see stuff for archiving purposes they can use archive.org to view the page.
> 
> The owasp wiki looks sloppy at the moment and we should clean it up. 
> 
> I think if you give Johanna and I delete rights on the wiki it would do much more good as opposed to hiring somebody who is not familiar with the content or the projects.
> 
> Regards.
> Timo
> 
>> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 11:26 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>  >There would need to be a category that replaces "FIXME" with "Archived" or something similar for the archived page.
>> 
>> That is currently the "historical" flag. 
>> 
>> [[Categorie:FIXME/historical]]	out of date but archived for historical context
>> Some content is good to save, some is just junk. The wiki-editors group is set up to answer those questions.
>> 
>> https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-wiki-editors
>> 
>> Aloha,
>> Jim
>> 
>>> 
>>> 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 But could be if it is not clearly tagged as an archived/outdated page.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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