[IAEP] Seeking insights into Oversight_Board/Decisions

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 14:56:20 EDT 2016

On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 2:46 PM, Dave Crossland <dave at lab6.com> wrote:

> On 11 April 2016 at 14:32, Adam Holt <holt at laptop.org> wrote:
>> You are thorough enough to consider the fiduciary/stewardship secretary
>> role outlined below, and/or coaching/mentoring someone younger to assist
>> you -- would you consider giving back in this way?
> Sort of: I don't want to take on any responsibility, but you can trust me
> to make unsolicited recommendations to everyone ;)
>> (SFConservancy.org has not yet replied to us explaining how a/our
>> nonprofit's bylaws should be published, but certainly
>> https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Labs/Governance and
>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Oversight_Board/Decisions will need to hang
>> together to build institutional memory without an excess of contradictions,
>> and we could certainly use your outsider comparative perspective here if
>> so!)
> mediawiki has a 'lock' feature to allow certain pages to only be edited by
> certain users. We should use it for such 'serious' pages.
> Generally I think all mediawiki instances should be retired and replaced
> with a static site generator backed by a distributed version control "pull
> request" model of collaboration.
> http://designwithfontforge.com has semi-prominent "edit this page" (that
> could be even more prominent) and Github itself and 3rd party web editors
> like http://prose.io provide the "wiki" experience of editing pages
> directly, but with the PR permissions model that - IMHO - cultivates more
> quality.

Something to discuss before the Wiki Gardening weekend. We do have some
community members who do a decent job of tending to the day-to-day needs of
the wiki, but it has lacked an Olmstead for some time. Maybe we just pull
the best of the wiki into a static site?


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Walter Bender
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