[pmwiki-users] 2.2.0: SiteAdmin group migration

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Fri Jun 15 17:06:14 CDT 2007

On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 10:59:20PM +0100, Hans wrote:
> Friday, June 15, 2007, 10:41:55 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > Rather than explain how it all works, what I need now is to 
> > see if the process/documentation I've come up with will make sense
> > to people who haven't read any explanations (e.g., what someone might
> > encounter when upgrading from 2.1.x to 2.2.0 without reading
> > the ReleaseNotes.  :-)  So, you're my guinea pigs. .....
> Upgrade notice says:
> If you would like PmWiki to attempt to automatically copy these pages
> into their new locations for you, try
> .....
> This is slightly confusing, as "copy" is not the same than "move",
> and I would expect that I need to delete the old Site.** pages later.
> But the link says "migrate", and it says "automatic".
> So for clarity I would see rather "move" instead of "copy".

...except that this process really does a copy and not a move.
And I think it's important that we do a copy, because if an admin
quickly decides they need to "downgrade", we want the original
Site.* pages left alone.  

Speaking as an admin, I'd also feel safer with "copy" instead
of "move", because I'd be worried about "what do I do if the move

> Also the confirmation page does not say what actually happened:
> Pages such and such where moved etc.
> Might be nice to see such information.

I should be able to add that in, yes.



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