On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 11:14:06 (CEST), Andreas Tille wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 01:18:47AM +0200, Alessio Treglia wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 10:02 PM, Reinhard Tartler <siret...@tauware.de> 
>> wrote:
>> > I particularily like
>> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuStudio/Applications, which is
>> > linked from the PackageList page!
>> >
>> 
>> We should write a similar page for summarize all available applications.
>
> I'm not sure that the time which is needed to write such Wiki pages is
> well spent.  In the Blends approach we had done much efforts to maintain
> lists of packages manually and all of them (explicitely those who were
> Wiki based) just failed.  It takes you much time to create such lists
> and finally you will fail to keep them up to date.  Thus we invented the
> tasks pages including the long version (see example for Debian
> Multimedia[1]) which was inspired by Ubuntu Wiki style.  If you are
> missing some information on the tasks pages please make some suggestions
> what should be added (and how it should display).

Well, the most obvious pieces of information missing are a) what version
of the package is included in lenny and squeeze, and b) link to the
package documentation.

the ubuntu help wiki implements b) by linking to the upstream online
user manual or similar if available.

-- 
Gruesse/greetings,
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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