problem editing wiki: attachments

Dalibor Topic dalibor.topic at
Tue Nov 19 02:56:51 PST 2013

On 11/19/13 11:43 AM, Doug Simon wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2013, at 11:32 AM, Dalibor Topic <dalibor.topic at> wrote:
>> On 10/24/13 5:33 PM, Doug Simon wrote:
>>> On Aug 13, 2013, at 12:13 PM, Dalibor Topic <dalibor.topic at> wrote:
>>>> On 8/12/13 11:33 PM, John Rose wrote:
>>>>> I'm logged in; I just created a nice page.  Now I want to add a diagram attachment to it.
>>>>> - in edit menus ("Insert Attachment" does not offer file upload)
>>>> When you chose insert image instead, you get a drop-something-here field which should let you attach images to a page.
>>> And how does one actually upload an attachment instead of an image? Reading the documentation[1][2] I get the impression the OpenJDK wiki is configured to prohibit attachments. Frustratingly, the editor still provides an menu item for inserting an attachment.
>>> Assuming I'm correct, what is the process to request changing permissions such that attachments are enabled?
>> You can ask ops at openjdk to add a specific attachment. Please provide the attachment itself and a few details describing how it should be referenced.
> Doesn’t it kind of defeat the purpose of a wiki if one has to go through an administrator to add/modify content?

Not really, as not all content is the same. This mailing list is configured to strip most kinds of attachments, for example. That doesn't defeat its purpose, in practice. ;)

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