Wiki changes not possible

Florian Ebeling florian.ebeling at
Wed May 7 00:52:29 PDT 2008

>>>> Wiki modification requires committer privileges.
>>> I think it would benefit the project if we losen this policy. Nobody
>>> applies
>>> for commit to correct a small factual error. And it works for other site
>>> quite
>>> well. What was the name of this online encyclopedia, gain? ;)
>> I fully agree. We should allow wiki edits for everyone logged in. This
>> opens up more possibilities to contribute to MacPorts, e.g. in the howto/*
>> section.
>> Trac's wiki has a history, so if anyone makes "wrong" edits, we can still
>> revert to an earlier version.
> I agree as well.  It certainly isnt a technical limit. Its a policy decision
> by macports management. I can relax the requirements if they agree to it.

Ok, then I hereby officially appeal to portmgr.

@portmgr: Do you approve of a change to the wiki permission policy to the effect
that every logged-in user can edit?


Florian Ebeling
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