[[!meta title="merge `blog.netbsd.org` into this site"]]
## What was the original goal of powering the blog with Roller?
* To have a blog, and
* To counter the misconception that NetBSD doesn't run Java
well (or at all)...
* By demonstrating that NetBSD runs Java (and well)
## How well have we met that goal?
* It's hardly obvious to passersby that the blog is Java-powered
* It's somewhat annoying to admin (and few of us know how)
## Could we get more of the intended marketing benefit for less admin cost?
* Document loudly (e.g., on the wiki) how NetBSD supports Java
* Publish the blog with a CMS we already happily admin and use (ikiwiki)
## Would anyone feel strongly opposed to the change?
* Not that we can think of (but we'll find out)
## Would anyone be particularly happy about the change?
* Yes, some members of `admins` and `www`
## What functionality is important to preserve when migrating?
* Data: articles and comments (stored as HTML in database)
* Metadata: dates, ordering, relation of comments to posts
* Feeds: feed URLs, UUIDs
* Media: include images in posts
* Commentspam: lock post after N months, no URLs, easy manual delete
## What admin-facing functionality would change?
* Accounts: Kerberos suffices, no more blog-specific accounts
## What do admins need to feel more comfortable with more ikiwiki?
* More documentation and training
Previous thinking on what was needed (please merge with the above
7. [[!iki desc="Comments" plugins/comments]]
7. Facility for authors to write a [[!iki desc="summary"
ikiwiki/directive/more]] of [[!iki desc="their post"
ikiwiki/directive/cutpaste]] so that the full post does not appear
on the page.
7. list the date as opposed to how many days ago it was posted (this
is because we've enabled [[!iki plugins/relativedate]] and [[!iki
7. ability to [[!iki desc="categorise posts" ikiwiki/subpage]].
7. [[!iki desc="tags" tags]].
CVSweb for NetBSD wikisrc <wikimaster@NetBSD.org> software: FreeBSD-CVSweb