[Webcom] Stuck on Website Migration
tmitchell at osgeo.org
Tue Nov 8 20:51:46 EST 2011
Thanks for joining in Wolf. One part of this puzzle seems a bit simpler after
some work this evening. I've got Drupal v5 running on the new server.
So first I will look at migrating off of our old server, then the other items
can take place without the pressure of also moving at the same time :)
Thanks Milo and Frank too. Just to be clear, I'm not really looking for
"help" but inviting someone to run the website. Somehow I ended up being
Drupal admin but with my job ending in 9 days I can't commit to that
More to come...
On 2011-11-08, at 5:42 PM, Wolf Bergenheim wrote:
> Hey Frank,
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 22:08, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
>> Given the technical challenges of migrating our existing capabilities
>> I am wondering what the downside is of just migrating what we have
>> now on the existing version of Drupal. In particular, I don't really want
>> the Service Provider Directory being lost because we lack the experience
>> to migrate the custom work to a new Drupal version.
> Ideally we would hire some Drupal developer to work on it, or maybe make a
> GSoC project or 5 out of it?
>> I also don't want to lose the work folks have done on translations
>> I understood there is some complexity around translation mechanisms
>> in the new Drupal - is that right?
> I think that translation should become better for every Drupal version, but
> I haven't checked it out recently.
>> I have an interest in the website and am willing to do some work on
>> it, but I'm not a big Drupal guy so I am not in a position to do stuff that
>> is complicated.
> I have an interest in the complicated stuff, but I'm severely limited on
> time at the moment....
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