[pydotorg-www] Is someone working on restore of the wiki?

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Sun Jan 6 23:40:11 CET 2013

On 6 Jan 2013, at 22:32, Radomir Dopieralski <sheep at sheep.art.pl> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 1:22 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 11:20 PM, Radomir Dopieralski <sheep at sheep.art.pl> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 12:33 PM, Stefan Drees <stefan at drees.name> wrote:
>>>> Dear web team,
>>>> since spurious reports on python/moin cause not working links etc seem to
>>>> pile up, is someone actually working on restoring the moinmoin wiki?
>>>> From my access point python.org shows up, but the wiki is giving
>>>> http://wiki.python.org/moin/ HTTP/404 Not found.
>>> As soon as I saw the reports I logged into the server to see what
>>> happened and wehether it's some simple configuration or permission
>>> issue that I could fix easily.
>>> Unfortunately, all the wiki files are missing from the server.
>>> Either they have been deleted, or a remote filesystem got disconnected
>>> (I don't remember how they were stored).
>>> Since I don't have access to the remote filesystems or backups, I left it alone.
>> It's apparently been taken offline for security reasons:
>> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2013-January/637983.html
> So, any chance of an official statement about what is happening?
> Why was nobody informed about this?
> If it's a security problem with MoinMoin, then 1.9.6 that fixes it is
> out since some time.

I've not heard any word that it was officially "taken offline". It did go down shortly after we received the security warning, but the only person who has mentioned working on this on any of the official channels is Radomir!

The wiki has been down for some time now.


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