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From: Josh Saddler <nightmorph@g.o>
Subject: Re: An official Gentoo wiki
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 15:59:40 -0800
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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