Q: comparison of Wiki pages and hints
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 06:57:38 PDT 2008
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2008 12:33:30 +0100
> Jeremy Henty <onepoint at starurchin.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 11:41:14PM +1300, Simon Geard wrote:
>>> ... the Wiki is mostly supplemental information for packages that
>>> are in the book - alternative configurations, optional dependencies,
>>> etc. Whereas the hints are mostly for things that just aren't
>>> covered by the books at all ...
>> So what should I do with the dillo and dillo2 Wiki pages (which I have
>> been maintaining but did not create)? I have been trying to make the
>> dillo2 page look as much like a BLFS page as possible. There was a
>> suggestion in another thread that a Wiki page might be a good way to
>> develop a would-be new BLFS page.
>> Jeremy Henty
> My wiki pages on Gphoto2 and QCad are similar - I have vague hopes that
> they may go into the book one day.
> I think the wiki is the right place for hints today. Even if the entry
> is only a pointer to a text document.
I agree. The hints preceded the wiki, but are easier for someone to create and
maintain. However, there are hints that are still valid. I'd say that hints
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