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Housekeeping plans and such

Post by BobbyK » Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:49 am

I've got three major agenda items that are going to be addressed, in no particular order:

1. Updating the landing page to remove certain... verbiage.
2. Unborking the Wiki once and for all.
3. Updating the phpBB software that the forum runs on.

The first two, I'm just going to do, since they're either simple, or already broken so who cares if I break it worse. :twisted:
The last of these items is likely to be the biggest, and most disruptive. I will be pulling backups of the database, and the site files, and running test upgrades offline so I can guestimate how much downtime we're going to be looking at. Once I have an estimate (which I will double), I'll figure out a minimally disruptive upgrade window.

I'll announce that once I figure it out.


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Re: Housekeeping plans and such

Post by Combat Controller » Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:56 am

Thanks for the heads up!
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Post by skb12172 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 4:00 am

Awesome. Good luck.
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Post by Netpackrat » Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:40 am

You da man.
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Re: Housekeeping plans and such

Post by Denis » Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:23 am

Watch this thread, folks, for further installments of "BobbyK. and the Augean stables"!
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