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Re: Catching up with content work on webplatform.org

From: frozenice <frozenice@frozenice.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:18:01 +0100
Message-ID: <50ABBB49.7040809@frozenice.de>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
 > It would be handy to have a bot that handles any page move in the same way.

I'm currently developing a MediaWiki API/Bot in C#, which you can control and feed plugins/tasks via JS
(it uses a JS-Engine so you can use all JavaScript objects and 'tricks').
If all goes well we can use it for any automated tasks or to pull infos, I plan on using it for our "admin-tool".

As a bonus you can use it as a library for your own .Net application and it also runs on Linux (via Mono).
Maybe it will be a nice by-product of WPD. :)

On 20.11.2012 09:03, PhistucK wrote:
> Welcome back!
> Regarding 3, I think the URL reorganization needs to happen as soon as possible, or else it will just accumulate for eternity.
> I believe this is the relevant thread -
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webplatform/2012Nov/thread.html#msg142
> But also this -
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webplatform/2012Nov/thread.html#msg73
> Basically, we need to finalize the decision and convert all of the existing URLs to the new template.
> For that, I guess it would be nice to have a bot that does the following -
> - Moves all of the relevant pages by removing the  /objects, /events, /properties, /methods component from the URLs.
> - Changes every link to such URLs to the new convention.
> - Removes the original pages (with the /objects and such in the URL).
> It would be handy to have a bot that handles any page move in the same way. I hear there are issues with manual moves, when the original page remains (and it must remain, until all
> of the links to it are changed, if ever).
> Also, a (one time, I guess) touch bot would also be handy. I understand that all of the imported content needs to be "touched" (saved without any change, or a white space change)
> in order to correct some query/linking issues.
> ☆*PhistucK*
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 11:42 PM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com <mailto:cmills@opera.com>> wrote:
>     Hi all,
>     I realise I have been appallingly absent from WPD activities in the last 5 weeks, and for that, I apologise. I have been traveling constantly, and finding it nigh on impossible
>     to find the time to get up to speed with the project again. But now I'm back home for a good while, I want to change that.
>     We can probably have a good discussion about this at the next meeting, but for now I want to ask about the following topics.
>     1. What have we achieved in the last few weeks? What is the easiest way to look at progress?
>     2. It seems to me like this project really needs a project manager to pull things together and keep on top of it all. Until we find a better one, I'd like to offer my services
>     at doing this. What I really want to do is work directly on content, but I think this is more important. Basically, I think I would:
>     * Build a schedule for sorting out existing content, styling and infrastructure tasks for us to try to stick to. I met with Jeff Jaffe (W3C CEO the other week, and he is very
>     anxious to see a more concrete progress indication)
>     * Identify critical problems to work on
>     * Kick some ass, and encourage people to get to work
>     * Help to organise and coordinate doc sprints.
>     * Look into future features/content, and when we might want to look to start introducing them.
>     3. I want to get people's feelings on this whole thing. What needs most attention right now?
>     4. If I am totally off the mark here, the existing project manager types can feel free to kick my ass and give me a true account of what is going on.
>     Many thanks,
>     Chris Mills
>     Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com <http://dev.opera.com> editor, Opera Software
>     Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
>     Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://my.opera.com/chrismills/blog/2012/07/12/practical-css3-my-book-is-finally-published)
>     * Try Opera: http://www.opera.com
>     * Learn about the latest open standards technologies and techniques: http://dev.opera.com
>     * Contribute to web education: http://www.w3.org/community/webed/

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