On Friday, 9 February 2018 17:56:49 UTC, Ivan Mitev wrote: > On 02/09/18 18:05, 'awokd' via qubes-devel wrote: > > On Thu, February 8, 2018 4:50 pm, Ivan Mitev wrote: > > > >> > >> IMHO a public wiki - official or not - should not replace the current > >> documentation: someone may add unsecure instructions (willingly or not) > >> and there will always be users who blindingly copy/paste instructions. > > > > That and divergence between the two sets of documentation, possibly by > > neglecting one or the other. > > > >> My idea behind a public wiki was to have a "staging" area that would > >> lower the bar for writing official documentation (eg. understanding pull > >> requests isn't needed), as well as easing "community" testing/debugging > >> (like providing workarounds or step-by-step instructions like now with > >> Windows HVMs). > > > > This sounds good; should avoid divergence. > > I fully agree about the divergence issue, that's why I plan to delete > the content on the public page(s) after it's pulled in the official docs. > > >> If after some time the instructions are deemed good > >> enough, then they could be pulled into the official docs and removed from > >> the wiki. > > > > Will you be handling that step by submitting PRs against the official > > docs? How frequently? > > I've set up the windows HVM wiki page to help other people struggling > with the issues I've been through. It's a bit of an experiment and it > would be interesting to see if other users contribute content to this > specific page, or even add other pages (the latter would be an > indication that something is either missing or difficult to find in the > official docs). > > tl;dr; I don't really know how it'll work out, how frequently PRs would > have to submitted - and whether I'll submit them myself or other users > step in, etc. > > I saw on qubes-users that you're updating the official documentation, > that's great. I *really* don't want to sound like I'm duplicating some > of your work, or making your work harder. The wiki page is 100% public > so feel free to delete stuff and/or import it in the official document > at your convenience. > > BTW I've eventually managed to successfully install Windows 7 in R4 and > I've updated the wiki page accordingly. I see that user > bowa...@gmail.com also managed to install a win7 VM with exactly the > same commands, so maybe we've reached a working set of install > instructions and I could submit a PR (or you could copy/paste the > instructions in the official docs). > IMHO, given that people are now trying R4 and Windows HVMs (there's for > instance a post on qubes-users@ by Alex a sec ago) it would be helpful > to post the link of the updated official doc or the temporary wiki page > to the qubes-users@ ML. > > Let me know what you think... > > Best, > Ivan
Hi, I just saw this post. Apologies, I had already submitted a PR https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/qubes-devel/tBqwJmOAJ94 with the minimal change to get the install working. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-devel" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-devel+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-devel/7eeb11a8-a6d0-46e7-8da2-c6a8ef162d4b%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.