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The Documentation Team keeps notes from its weekly Tuesday conference calls in blog posts here on Confluence.

Announcement of Wiki Migration

FreeSWITCHers,

We are starting the migration from MediaWiki to Confluence Wiki, we’ve tried various ways to import the data we have now and it didn’t end well at all. We would have to do more work to fix all those broken links. So we are fleshing out the new layout and migrating the data little by little from MediaWiki to Confluence. This is the time for everyone who can’t contribute code to step up and give back to the community.

If you want an account to the sandbox area to assist in migrating the documentation we have, formatting it and reading thru it as we migrate it over from MediaWiki, please sign up for an account at https://auth.freeswitch.org then email brian@freeswitch.org or wking@freeswitch.org to be added to the confluence editors group.  We need as many hands as possible working on this to get it done quickly. Once the migration is complete we’ll go thru and fill in docs on areas that are currently either missing or not well thought out.  The new wiki will not copy the layout exactly as it appears on MediaWiki, but Confluence provides a more well thought-out table of contents.

General Confluence information can be found here: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Confluence+User%27s+Guide

Paraphrased from Brian West's post to the Freeswitch-users Mailing list:
[Freeswitch-users] MediaWiki->Confluence Migration (Call Tomorrow April 9th 2014 1PM Central)
http://lists.freeswitch.org/pipermail/freeswitch-users/2014-April/104495.html

Quick Start

Please take a moment to review the Confluence Wiki Standards and Guidelines page prior to making changes.

View the Confluence YouTube video tutorial to learn some handy editor shortcuts and useful features that save you time and trouble.

 

Why Are We Migrating?

  • to start fresh with a new, well thought out layout and ToC
  • integration with Jira?
  • Because we have nothing better to do (wink)
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