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Here is a list of issues to fix on the eLinux wiki:
 
Here is a list of issues to fix on the eLinux wiki:
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== Mass fix-up of insecure git repo URLs ==
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The Wiki contains hundreds of URLs of git repos prefixed with git:// or http:// where the host has a perfectly good https:// certificate. Each time someone clones such a repo from a copy and pasted link, that's an opportunity for a MitM attack.
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But thanks to centralized git hosting, it would be feasible to instantly fix most of these with a single regex search and replace across the entire Wiki:
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<nowiki>(git|http)://(github\.com|gitorious\.org|git\.kernel\.org)/  ->  https://\2/</nowiki>
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And MediaWiki is able do that using the Replace Text extension:
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https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Replace_Text
  
 
== Namespaces ==
 
== Namespaces ==
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* Although contributions are under GPL it would be nice if there was some form of attribution. http://www.nslu2-linux.org/ does that (imho) nicely (but they use PMwiki).
 
* Although contributions are under GPL it would be nice if there was some form of attribution. http://www.nslu2-linux.org/ does that (imho) nicely (but they use PMwiki).
 
* http://www.elinux.org/Special:Wantedcategories seems to suggest that there are some categories that are never made and actually only have one or two pages. Guess this should be resolved as well.
 
* http://www.elinux.org/Special:Wantedcategories seems to suggest that there are some categories that are never made and actually only have one or two pages. Guess this should be resolved as well.
 
== site management ==
 
* admins needs ssh access to eLinux.org site
 
* Tim doesn't have sysop privileges on the site
 
* Organisational issues have their own page at [[Embedded wiki to-do list]]
 
  
 
== Uncategorized issues ==
 
== Uncategorized issues ==
  
 
[[Category:Community]]
 
[[Category:Community]]

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This is the eLinux issues page. This is a raw list of items that need to be worked on for this wiki, based on feedback from various sources.

Here is a list of issues to fix on the eLinux wiki:

Mass fix-up of insecure git repo URLs

The Wiki contains hundreds of URLs of git repos prefixed with git:// or http:// where the host has a perfectly good https:// certificate. Each time someone clones such a repo from a copy and pasted link, that's an opportunity for a MitM attack.

But thanks to centralized git hosting, it would be feasible to instantly fix most of these with a single regex search and replace across the entire Wiki:

(git|http)://(github\.com|gitorious\.org|git\.kernel\.org)/ -> https://\2/

And MediaWiki is able do that using the Replace Text extension: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Replace_Text

Namespaces

  • Regarding the messy and loose structure you have you should really start thinking about Namespacing your content, i.e. by vendor or architecture. --Phoque

missing pages (top list)

  • missing Project:Copyrights from link in statement on edit form

content fixes

Have, but maybe need simple list of items to fix (maybe this page is it)

    • something someone can fix with 10 minutes or less time
      • one possible suggestion, global page review - review a page, take it off the list

content building

  • need to create a list of authored content
  • need a template for professional papers
  • need recent periodical content
  • monthly feature is empty
  • Do we want pages listing all kind of products (like here: Products). There are way too many products to list, so such a list is unwieldy and hardly to maintain.
    • The same might hold for chips & vendors and maybe even for distributions.
  • Although contributions are under GPL it would be nice if there was some form of attribution. http://www.nslu2-linux.org/ does that (imho) nicely (but they use PMwiki).
  • http://www.elinux.org/Special:Wantedcategories seems to suggest that there are some categories that are never made and actually only have one or two pages. Guess this should be resolved as well.

Uncategorized issues