Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Josh Saddler <nightmorph@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 23:59:46
Message-Id: 491A1C6C.6040501@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki by Mark Loeser
Mark Loeser wrote:
> So, gentoo-wiki.com went down for a awhile and took something away from > our users something that is useful. Its back now, but I think we should > consider having our own official wiki that our users can contribute to. > We already have something very similar to this on the forums, and this > would just give the correct tool to put their documentation on. > > I already know some people are going to hate this idea and say that the > documentation could be wrong, etc, so lets look at how others have > handled this situation. It seems that Ubuntu has their own official > documentation section and a community section where users can contribute > to. We can put a nice big warning saying that the user documentation > may have some errors, and that any such errors should not be directed at > the maintainers of the package or the GDP. > > What are others feelings on this? What issues do you see with having a > wiki? Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see with us having a > wiki? >
I've asked my fellow GDP members to weigh in on this issue on our ML; the discussion is already in-progress here: http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-doc/msg_dd4f573fc6384108fdf14dfa27030906.xml Or, if you like it gmane-style: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.documentation/2903

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