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Re: GitLab migration


We will have to figure this out as we go.  What ever platform we use, it
will not be the free for all that we currently have.

On 11/29/2019 1:19 PM, Jon Evans wrote:
> As far as I know, there is not fine-grained access control on Wiki
> pages.  The only way to do something like this to create a separate
> project just for a public wiki.  Then a limited set of people would have
> permissions to copy things from the public wiki to the main KiCad
> project wiki.
> To be honest, that sounds less useful than the current status quo, which
> is to use Google Docs for pre-implementation design collaboration.
> I know not everyone likes Google or wants to create an account, and I'd
> be happy to try alternatives that have the same functionality.  But, I
> think it's important to have similar functionality: A few people have
> access to edit, and more people (i.e. the public) can only make
> suggestions or comments.
> -Jon
> On Fri, Nov 29, 2019 at 1:09 PM Simon Richter <Simon.Richter@xxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:Simon.Richter@xxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>     Hi Wayne,
>     On Fri, Nov 29, 2019 at 12:49:30PM -0500, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
>     > I will also be disabling the Launchpad blueprint and answers pages as
>     > well.  We not going to migrate the blueprints to GitLab because the
>     > entire blueprint system is a mess due to the lack of sane permissions.
>     > We may have to manually migrate the useful blueprints to GitLab
>     once we
>     > have a reasonable process for doing so.
>     One of my main hopes for the migration is to get a workflow for
>     collaborative pre-implementation design. Blueprints were a nice
>     idea, but
>     they were never fully implemented on Launchpad, and it shows.
>     It'd probably make sense to use the Wiki for that, do you know if it is
>     possible for non-committers to have limited Wiki editing rights (e.g. an
>     "ideas" namespace with looser permissions, and moving the page to the
>     "roadmap" namespace later)?
>        Simon
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