While I agree with the guys saying the Beginner's Guide was harmful to the
distro making lazy noobish users choose the wrong distribution for 'em, I
strongly think that the Guide was pretty helpful as a quick setup checklist
to seniors too.

The solution to this could be taking it back enriching the first paragraphs
with some philosophical details about Arch, and caveats.


On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Jason Ryan via arch-general <
arch-general@archlinux.org> wrote:

> On 22/09/16 at 08:47am, Martin Kühne via arch-general wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 7:58 AM, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bul...@zoho.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Everybody is able to participate at the Arch wiki...
>> Ralf touches a very intriguing argument here, which might just boil
>> this thread down to "telling others how to structure their wiki".
>> As someone who hasn't looked at the guides in question in ages, I
>> consider this form of entertainment questionably constructive as well.
>> The Installation Guide is one of the few pages on the wiki that are
> locked and
> can only be edited by the staff. Changes can be made by gathering a
> consensus on
> the Talk page.
> /J
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