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Re: Project Management update.

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:15:48 -0500
Message-ID: <CANQy2y3z3cczVz7XnrLD0EJPaR5DjWgwb_K1RThQuv8FRV-j9w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
The system uses its own user DB. There is no module for letting it work
with a MediaWiki DB. It does have OpenID support, so this mitigates a bit
of the frustrations with needing another account. Getting it to work with
our current user DB is something to have done at some point.

-Garbee


On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 1:42 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:

> How do I log in?
> My docs.webplatform.org username and password do not work. Is this
> intentional? Will this be fixed?
>
> Thank you for working on this!
>
> ☆*PhistucK*
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 12:35 AM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>wrote:
>
>> So, this is about to get inceptiony. Due to a bug in the current ACL
>> setup for TBG, the "General" settings actually don't work as they should.
>> :P So each project's permissions need to be manually set, which makes
>> creating them more time consuming then I originally estimated. It won't be
>> too bad though, just need to take them on one at a time compared to rushing
>> through creating them all at once as initially planned.
>>
>> Now, time for inception. I went ahead (completely without asking anyone)
>> and setup a project for tracking issues with the bug genie install (yes,
>> you can burn me at the stake for not asking, but let's do that after it is
>> all configured.) It is public and located here (
>> http://project.webplatform.org/prmg .) The "prmg" in the URL is for
>> "Project Management" and the actual title is "Project Management System."
>> So, for any issues or questions about using the system, just post in there.
>> There is one issue in particular currently which is about the import of the
>> current projects located here (
>> http://project.webplatform.org/prmg/issues/PRMG-2 .) It has the list I
>> am going to import the current projects in. Please comment if you have any
>> suggestions or problems with the import order.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Garbee
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 1:43 PM, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Looking good, Garbee!
>>> +Scott
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>wrote:
>>>
>>>> So, here we are. The Bug Genie is installed at
>>>> http://project.webplatform.org ! It is currently empty, so don't go
>>>> rushing over just yet. I'm finishing up a project that I have been caught
>>>> up in for about a month now within the next two days. So, Tuesday or
>>>> Wednesday will be when I begin configuring our TBG install.
>>>>
>>>> I'm estimating that should take me about two work days to get done and
>>>> test, perhaps three if I end up getting confused in the ACL (which is
>>>> pretty easy to do.) After that I will begin importing the issues from the
>>>> current Bugzilla repo into the new system. This will be done one component
>>>> per day to try and not burn myself out in the move and to try and do some
>>>> extra cleanup as well. As each component's move is completed I will update
>>>> the list to know to start using TBG for those issues. As far as the order
>>>> of the move, I will email out the order they will be done the day I start,
>>>> needless to say Content and Infrastructure are on the top of my list.
>>>>
>>>> Probably the biggest question, support/documentation for TBG. This,
>>>> isn't a good answer I'm afraid. There is very little documentation on TBG's
>>>> actual usage. So at first, it really is just ask me any questions you have
>>>> via any method you can (coming to my house excluded, my dogs like to bark
>>>> at new visitors and it drives me nuts.) I will work on documenting the
>>>> actual usage of TBG first for us. Once that documentation is completed I
>>>> will work on documenting administration aspects of usage.
>>>>
>>>> If anyone has any specific questions about this process, please just
>>>> let me know.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for your time,
>>>> -Garbee
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
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