[pmwiki-users] conversion from a mediawiki install
dausha at gmail.com
Fri May 19 20:10:43 CDT 2006
I recently shotgunned about 86 documents onto my web site--the
Federalist papers. Here is the wee python script that worked for
me. You will notice that I hard coded the page counting. If you
were to modify the script to query for a range of pages, pull those
pages from the MediaWiki site, then shotgun into PmWiki, you may have
an easier path.
On 5/19/06, Ben Wilson <dausha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hmm. Couldn't you just ask us to pull an X-Wing out of the swamp?
> Q: How to convert other wiki markups for PmWiki. This cookbook does
> not interpret other markups, it is a framework to translate them to
> PmWiki markup instantly.
> A: Wikimarkupconversion.php . . . At the moment there is only one
> wikitype (MediaWiki)
> Of course, you will want a wrapper script that will pull pages out of
> Ye Olde Database and write the wikipages. Then there's the fact that
> PmWiki has groups.
> : http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/WikiMarkupConversion
> On 5/19/06, Patrick Steinfort <paddy_stein at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi there guys
> > Ive got quite a substantial installation of an already running wiki (using
> > mediawiki 1.6), with around 10,000 pages and growing. Ive only just
> > discovered pmwiki, but i can already tell it is superior with how quick it
> > loads, its mods (cookbook) and its developer community is much better.
> > Is there an easy way (or even a mod) i can convert the database/pages so
> > that it works with pmwiki? Id love to grab them all at once if i could, or
> > do batch transfers. Or do i have to convert the wiki syntax individually,
> > page by page?
> > Paddy
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