[CentOS-docs] Request for access to wiki

Thu Jan 23 21:17:17 UTC 2014
Yves Bellefeuille <yan at storm.ca>

R P Herrold wrote:

>  Historically, to get rights on the CentOS wiki, one had to
>  have a:
>          - have subscribed to the -docs ML
>          - registered with CamelCase wikiname
>          - optionally set up a homepage
>                  (doing so required asking for limited rights
>                  to do so in that sub-space on the -docs ML)
>          - discuss on the -docs ML, the intended content,
>                  optionally putting a preview below the
>                  personal homepage in the hierarchy
>          - one point being it was not interesting to simply
>                  parrot RH doco, or replicate content elsewhere,
>                  but rather to document deviations between CentOS
>                  and RHEL
>  as there were some deviation by design or by necessity:
>  updater driven -- early days yum not RHN, artwork, license
>  matters

I was mostly taken aback that the new CentOS Engineering Manager
seemed to be completely changing the way the Wiki works. I suppose
Karsten simply wasn't aware of what was done in the past.

Yves Bellefeuille