Collude - a collaborative text editor for Discourse

Cool, it seems to be working alright on that instance with a cursory test; yes I’ve pushed the changes to the plugin repo. :slight_smile:

If you encounter an issue with the text disappearing again, would you mind PMing me the output of the following command in the rails console?

Topic.find(<topic_id>).posts.first.collusions
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I rebuilt the container and now all instances in the Multisite setup have a working Collude!
Kudos @gdpelican.

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Somehow something is wrong. I started to edit, then another person came to see the topic, and the machine load started to run through the roof: all editing was lost. I cannot debug now, probably better next month as I’m rushing towards a hard deadline, but I’d appreciate other reports (of success or failure) with this plugin since I really like the principle. Otherwise I will have to consider running an external CodiMD instance which is also great.

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I get the below errors when using collude:

Recent
Message

Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'get' of undefined
Url: http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df13c9.js
Line: 11
Column: 24050
Window Location: http://mercury/t/integralas-a-masterre-rfc/149/6

Backtrace

TypeError: Cannot read property 'get' of undefined
    at i.disabledFor (http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df13c9.js:11:24050)
    at http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df13c9.js:11:24958
    at http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:1148
    at Array.map (<anonymous>)
    at c (http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:1125)
    at t.html (http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:72:14939)
    at t.m [as draw] (http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:2198)
    at t.value (http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:5263)
    at i (http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:16906)
    at r (http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:16819)

Env
hostname	mercury-discourse
process_id	9576
application_version	6fec4982d903cbb088f95b5dcae7b67f52a90e99
HTTP_HOST	mercury
REQUEST_URI	/logs/report_js_error
REQUEST_METHOD	POST
HTTP_USER_AGENT	Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/75.0.3770.100 Safari/537.36
HTTP_ACCEPT	*/*
HTTP_REFERER	http://mercury/t/integralas-a-masterre-rfc/149/6
HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR	192.168.2.234
HTTP_X_REAL_IP	192.168.2.234
	
params	
message	Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'get' of undefined Url: http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-p
url	http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df
line	11
column	24050
window_location	http://mercury/t/integralas-a-masterre-rfc/149/6
stacktrace	TypeError: Cannot read property 'get' of undefined at i.disabledFor (http://mercury/assets/plugin

and


Recent
Message

TypeError: t is undefined
Url: http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df13c9.js
Line: 11
Column: 24021
Window Location: http://mercury/t/egyseges-lehetoleg-cegesen-egyseges-gitlab-workflow/177

Backtrace

disabledFor@http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df13c9.js:11:24021
s/<@http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df13c9.js:11:24958
c/<@http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:1148
c@http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:1125
html@http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:72:14939
m@http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:2198
value@http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:74:5263
i@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:16906
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:16836
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:10297
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:10595
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:10595
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:10595
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:10595
o@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:11969
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:11637
o@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:13452
i@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:13316
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:11837
o@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:13452
i@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:13316
r@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:5:13139
rerenderWidget@http://mercury/assets/application-854cd242b33a3d81896cdc71e1e8b74d7af66cb0eb20c47894a900f5854ad957.js:33:8368
g</t.invoke@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:16:6927
g</t.flush@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:16:5930
y</t.flush@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:16:7980
z</r._end@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:16:12654
z</r.end@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:16:9317
z</r._run@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:16:13143
z</r.run@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:16:9925
l@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:12:447
bootbox</c.dialog/<@http://mercury/assets/vendor-25f91d66eba869fbd399d751711e74544b6d60bf034a5350b61c6c12caad0e2a.js:2:515
dispatch@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:2:19650
add/v.handle@http://mercury/assets/ember_jquery-0ae86c6a7527a99c2b9b8a11521273bd9cb4f7d41bc546df081b7ee94f26d9c3.js:2:17641

Env
hostname	mercury-discourse
process_id	9547
application_version	6fec4982d903cbb088f95b5dcae7b67f52a90e99
HTTP_HOST	mercury
REQUEST_URI	/logs/report_js_error
REQUEST_METHOD	POST
HTTP_USER_AGENT	Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:67.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/67.0
HTTP_ACCEPT	*/*
HTTP_REFERER	http://mercury/t/egyseges-lehetoleg-cegesen-egyseges-gitlab-workflow/177
HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR	192.168.2.206
HTTP_X_REAL_IP	192.168.2.206
	
params	
message	TypeError: t is undefined Url: http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b9
url	http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977a712385207df
line	11
column	24021
window_location	http://mercury/t/egyseges-lehetoleg-cegesen-egyseges-gitlab-workflow/177
stacktrace	disabledFor@http://mercury/assets/plugin-third-party-5d2db6ac05f499c3b3bf48f1732b98542795b2cfffccd977

Any advice?

Thanks

Same issue, I think:

Details

Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: _.contains is not a function
at t.menuItems (_collude-8cf680b8d5b8b353d07c7a93fc15aa0adf31757fcafde3c597cc540ffb076eb2.js:87)
at t.n. [as menuItems] (_application-f091afbd42ff5aa3c8221ab59e2618145b4275299b034c729a5f616d84fb4852.js:75808)
at t.html (_application-f091afbd42ff5aa3c8221ab59e2618145b4275299b034c729a5f616d84fb4852.js:71464)
at t.value (_application-f091afbd42ff5aa3c8221ab59e2618145b4275299b034c729a5f616d84fb4852.js:76137)
at t.value (_application-f091afbd42ff5aa3c8221ab59e2618145b4275299b034c729a5f616d84fb4852.js:75910)
at i (_vendor-fae393575cd14697b31e9fdbeb8c016d165a8a3af765ec8ca719a454585aedf4.js:18308)
at r (_vendor-fae393575cd14697b31e9fdbeb8c016d165a8a3af765ec8ca719a454585aedf4.js:18291)
at u (_vendor-fae393575cd14697b31e9fdbeb8c016d165a8a3af765ec8ca719a454585aedf4.js:18695)
at i (_vendor-fae393575cd14697b31e9fdbeb8c016d165a8a3af765ec8ca719a454585aedf4.js:18563)
at o (_vendor-fae393575cd14697b31e9fdbeb8c016d165a8a3af765ec8ca719a454585aedf4.js:18639)

@gdpelican this is broken at the moment, is it a plugin you are interested in supporting long term or are you looking to hand it over?

Also noticed there is no license file, is this intended to be MIT?

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That collaborative edition plugin looks really cool. That would fit very well on the discourse instance I’m using.
Any news about it ? Does anyone intend to work on it to make it work again ?
Thanks.

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@sam here is the MIT license from the project Github for Collude plugin. Thanks for sharing @fabien. Looks like a very useful plugin! Combined with Babble - A Chat Plugin, seems this could fully replicate the experiece of etherpad within Discourse based on trust levels. Very cool.

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would have loved to give this a try, but I guess since it’s marked as “broken-plugin” there’s no use in trying right now… :frowning:

Is there an update on what the problem is with this plugin? Looks like it’s not ready for production, but would be helpful to understand the plugin status.

Last year there was some instability in the edits, meaning that one editor would lose other editors’ edits and there was nobody to debug the problem, and since then the Discourse plugin API moved on a bit, so the plugin was abandoned. Maybe @gdpelican has some more information and maybe the will to make a second take to this awesome idea. Having a realtime, multi-editor wiki-like embedded pad would still be great.

See here:

March 8th 2020:

March 9th 2020:

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It would certainly be brilliant for our medical forums, where we need to collaboratively develop national guidelines and the like - and Google Docs are blocked by many health organisations so we can’t use that.

It would have been awesome to have that up and bedded in at the start of the COVID-19 madness; it would be a real draw.

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We have a fork @tshenry has been testing that @mbcahyono has been working on.

We are pretty close to having it become the new collude and to possibly make this officially supported on our enterprise tier. It is a rather complex problem and it takes a lot of testing to feel confident about this plugin.

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Another option you can use to tide you over that I’ve been using personally is https://hackmd.io - it even produces Markdown at the end, so you can copy it straight to Discourse :grin:

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That looks really cool - thank you. It is a bit too geek focussed for my less IT savvy crew I think; I’ll certainly wait with baited breath for this plugin. Would be just awesome doing this natively in Discourse.

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Actually Librehosters forked the GitHub - fuerst/embed-etherpad-lite: Embed Etherpad Lite pads into Discourse posts using Onebox. to support CodiMD (the “community fork” of HackMD) – which is being renamed again…

It’s very simple to use and you can fork librehosters / embed-codimd · GitLab for your own setup. It would be useful to have a setting for the pad host instead, but it’s more work. Librehosters use SAML SSO between CodiMD and Discourse, so only members can edit the pads.

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Reading the plugin.rb, this feels extremely simple - couldn’t you have accomplished that with an entry in allowed iframes + a generator somewhere or oEmbed tags?

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Honestly I don’t know and did not try. If you find a way to avoid a plugin for this, go ahead and share it! :slight_smile:

That said @riking you got me thinking. How would you go on and create “a generator somewhere”?

I think it’s overkill to reinstall a specific onebox plugin for this and that site. Instead it should be doable to use theme components that do not require rebuilding the container. Did anyone work on a (generic) onebox theme component already?

The best option would of course that upstream fix their oEmbed tags in a compatible way so we simply can paste the link.

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