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web commit by schmonz: todo item for content migration from unofficial wiki

This wiki was not originally intended to be a replacement for <http://wiki.netbsd.se>, but given [[let non-developers contribute content]] and [[zafer]]'s backing, it's becoming clear that we can and should aim for that target.

There's a lot of content in `wiki.netbsd.se`'s [[!wikipedia MediaWiki]]. Some of it (but not all) is quite good. [[schmonz]] and others feel very strongly that all content worth migrating from `wiki.netbsd.se` _must_ be reviewed by a knowledgeable developer _before_ committing to `wikisrc`. For content that is already of high quality, this shouldn't take long.

There's more than one way to easily [[!iki tips/convert_mediawiki_to_ikiwiki desc="import MediaWiki content into ikiwiki"]]:

7. Install a [third-party input format plugin to process content in MediaWiki format](http://github.com/jmtd/mediawiki.pm)
7. Import [MediaWiki content into git](http://github.com/mithro/media2iki)

[[schmonz]] doesn't like the first option. While expedient, it's not expedient enough to justify the cost: supporting more than one formatting syntax makes editing harder in the long run. Let's do the work up front and keep life as easy as possible for wiki participants. Assuming the second option works, we'll need to adapt it for CVS.

CVSweb for NetBSD wikisrc <wikimaster@NetBSD.org> software: FreeBSD-CVSweb