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Re: Project Management update.

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:18:35 -0500
Message-ID: <CANQy2y1qmA=J40VkGhAUdpFY8hW_wq06VD23d2tg2h=YUxNKcA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I think that is discussion for another thread/time. Right now it really
doesn't matter since our install doesn't work with OpenID.


On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 6:19 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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