2019-02-14 Trunk Wiki?

I’m starting to feel that maybe I could simply replace the Trunk web app with a wiki. The only drawback is that people could add others without their consent. I wonder how we would handle that… perhaps the accounts added would get mentioned in a direct message and they would only show up on the page after confirming with a reply from their account? Trunk admins could simply keep an eye on the wiki’s recent changes page or something. Anyway, just thinking aloud.

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So, what prompted the replacement talk? Is there a difficulty running the bot? I noticed that it does not seem to work for me, and there’s a large field for improvement, even if it did work (e.g. getting removed from the list is not documented and/or implemented).

Pete Zaitcev 2019-05-16 14:40 UTC


I just wonder whether it would be easier to onboard admins. And since more and more pages are editable by admins I started feeling like it was slowly turning into a bad wiki. No page history. No recent changes. No rollbacks.

Removal from the lists works just like additions. An admin has to do that. Same for the bot: the bot simply adds requests to a queue but an admin still has to manually check the queue and approve the request.

– Alex Schroeder 2019-05-16 23:16 UTC


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