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Re: Project Management update.

From: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:19:45 +0200
Message-ID: <CABc02_+VcAXj1u2M=vTXgOr5XUyNbz5acD=YG8KraUBiRqrpYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Once MediaWiki supports OpenID, I see no reason to have any other login
mechanism. We want to advocate open systems and secure practices, which is
what OpenID is about, unless I am mistaken.

☆*PhistucK*


On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me> wrote:

> That has been planned. The module for it needs some patches before we can
> use it. That is one of the bugs being imported into the new system. ;)
>
> It would only go one-way, so once we get support for having TBG talk to
> the MW user base, we wouldn't use the OpenID system anymore since those
> users wouldn't be in the MW DB. Unless, if people signed up through TBG it
> would go into that DB, but I would be interested to see how that goes
> seeing how TBG stores the OpenID data.
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 6:07 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> And what about making MediaWiki have OpenID support?
>>
>> ☆*PhistucK*
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>wrote:
>>
>>> 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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