[Members] wiki.xmpp.org data recovery

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Fri Jun 23 14:59:48 UTC 2017

On 23 Jun 2017, at 11:07, Guus der Kinderen <guus.der.kinderen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've manually restored my application pages and all page's from Tobi's archive that started with Summer_of_Code
> From that, I've learned that these manual modifications are needed for a page that is transformed using the xidel / pandoc combination mentioned earlier:
> 	• The table of content needs to be removed (Mediawiki will add one automatically)
> 	• Everything that matches this regex need to be removed <span [^>]*> (these were used to create anchors for the old ToC, I think)
> 	• Everything that matches </span> needs to be removed (closing tags for the anchors mentioned above)
> 	• The old context root of the wiki was /web/, while the new one is /index.php/ - search the text for web/ which gives you some old references to pages and or user profiles
> 	• Some pages start with a level 2 header - you'll have to reduce all header levels down by one for these pages.
> 	• Generally, get rid of <div> and <br> tags
> 	• Images that are used on some pages are lost
> 	• When images were used, there now is a table of two columns, each column having a fixed with of 50%. You should drop that 50% fixation.
> After that, Mediawiki's preview can be used for smell-testing your resulting page.

Thanks very very much, Guus.


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