Testbed Discourse Server For Trial discuss.kde.org.uk

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Thu Oct 24 11:29:56 BST 2019


On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 2:58 AM Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> wrote:
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> How can we progress with this?
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> It was discussed at Akademy and everyone seemed in favour https://phabricator.kde.org/T11675
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> The issues we had with it seem to have useful responses from Discourse developers
> https://meta.discourse.org/t/discourse-setup-for-kde/128193
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> I'm very happy to help lead if empowered to do so by sysadmins.

If we could delay this for a little bit so we've got some time to
complete the migration of the Git repositories (and thus code review)
to Gitlab that would be appreciated.
We're currently in the middle of preparing to move it to the final
production server (hoping to do that this weekend)

>
> Jonathan
>

Cheers,
Ben

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> On Wed, 19 Jun 2019 at 16:44, Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> wrote:
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>> I've set up a Discourse server for a trail to see if it's something we should add to KDE's infrastructure.
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>> Discourse is a modern Free Software web forum and mailing list app.
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>> Give it a trial now at http://discuss.kde.org.uk/
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>> If you want to be an admin do ask me.
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>> If you want a new Category (equivalent to a forum topic or mailing list) do ask me.
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>> There's no integration with identity (yet) so you'll need to set up a new account.
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>> If you want to use it as a mailing list replacement you need to Watch the category.  Categories will need to have an e-mail address added to be able to start new threads on from e-mail so ask if you want that.  To get a mailing list experience turn it on in Preferences -> emails -> Enable mailing list mode
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>> Eventually I would like to see this replace forum.kde.org and allow projects to move their mailing lists over to it as they wish.
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>> Jonathan
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