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From: Jan Kundrát <jkt@g.o>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Marking unmaintained documents
Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2005 20:12:08 +0200
Xavier Neys wrote:
>> This implies manual changing of several files which is not good, IMHO.
> 
> 
> Why? We change a small number of docs once, then forget about them.
> Do you think it is better to introduce more code, more complexity to be
> maintained, more stuff to be executed on each and every doc request?
> Is that your definition of better?

I'm not familiar with inner workings of gorg/axkit and I don't know
anything about speed issues or expensiveness of XML transformations, sorry.

> If we mark some files as unmaintained, we're also telling our users that
> non-marked files *are* maintained.

Good point, but IMHO we are now telling that *everything* is maintained
("file is on gentoo.org -> it's official").

> You should try to think about feasibility, implementation & consequences
> first.

That's why I included "[RFC]" in the subject. I don't know if it is
possible and worth the effort, I'm just asking.

Cheers,
-jkt

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