Gentoo Archives: gentoo-doc

From: "Jan Kundrát" <jkt@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] [RFC] Marking unmaintained documents
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 13:11:38
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] [RFC] Marking unmaintained documents by Alexey Chumakov
Alexey Chumakov wrote:
> Using the link in the document itself ls like any decentralized way: > + efficiency -- no need to parse metadoc for each page > + reliability -- no broken links on metadoc failure > + flexibility -- works with non-metadoc project docs > - human factor -- document maintainer is responsible for the link > - need to update path in several places if source moves
- redundance -- exactly same information is duplicated in several places
> Using metadoc, the pros are: > + clearness for the lead translator (...or actually not?) > + simplicity of batch update (isn't often? > Cons are the opposite. > > Are we centralized or not? :-)
/me is by no means XML guru, but I always thought that metadoc.xml was made for something like that... Cheers, -jkt -- cd /local/pub && more beer > /dev/mouth


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