[Biopython-dev] Experimenting with migrating wiki to GitHub pages

Vincent Davis vincent at vincentdavis.net
Tue Mar 3 19:02:41 UTC 2015

I think this I great! If I can help let me know.

On Monday, March 2, 2015, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> Those of you who have contributed to the Biopython wiki
> in the past, and who have a GitHub account, might have
> spotted this new repository:
> https://github.com/peterjc/peterjc.github.io
> I am experimenting with migrating the MediaWiki content
> on biopython.org into MarkDown files (using pandoc, and
> saving each wiki revision as a git commit), for display as
> a webpage via GitHub Pages using Jekyll.
> https://github.com/peterjc/mediawiki_to_git_md
> The mapping from wiki user accounts to GitHub accounts
> was done by hand. Please email me directly if I made a
> mistake with your contributions. If I continue this effort I
> will be re-running the migration script in future.
> This conversion may not prove practical, and is not yet pretty
> or even functional, but potentially could one day ofter an
> alternative approach - and means we (the OBF) wouldn't
> need to maintain a server running MediaWiki and Apache.
> Note I'm not going to make any sudden changes to the
> current biopython.org site without any warning or discussion.
> Regards,
> Peter
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