[pmwiki-users] Fixing the documentation

DaveG pmwiki at solidgone.com
Mon Jul 13 13:56:17 CDT 2009

On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 20:51:03 +0200, Petko Yotov <5ko at 5ko.fr> wrote:
> On Monday 13 July 2009 20:07:04 DaveG wrote:
>> If that is correct, why would we not want to do this? I can see it might
>> be
>> some work, but it sounds like Ed W is prepared for this, and just wants
>> input on what he should be looking for. (Again, this is how I read the
>> thread, and might be wrong.)
> I read that someone knowingly broke his documentation links, and who
> doesn't 
> assume this -- it is our fault, not his. 
The feature is there. If someone uses it it's possible to break existing
links in the PmWiki documentation. By being more consistent in the
documentation we minimize the impact of someone using this feature and
breaking links.

> Note that *nothing* was broken until *he* broke it. 
Again, the proposal seems to be we can minimize the effects of this by
making the documentation more consistent with itself.

> And we're trying to help him with sample code to fix his bugs.
No comment. As far as I can see the code fix was welcomed. But the
proposition here is that we can minimize this by some simple documentation

> For the record, the pmwiki.org documentation is not locked for editing.
I think Ed W was proposing he would change it. He was seeking guidance and
input on a single consistent way to move forwards.

 ~ ~ David

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