Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 10:44 Wed 12 Nov , Michael Hammer wrote: * Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 00:46]: What issues do you see with having a wiki? Pages of poor quality with wrong informations. The wiki already exists and is popular, so these already happen. Even if it's not official it says

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 16:52 Tue 11 Nov , Joe Peterson wrote: As for Wikipedia, there is always the fear that the info will be incorrect, but time has shown that wikis tend to be very accurate and get corrected quickly when not. A page's likelihood of correctness is roughly inversely proportional to its

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-13 Thread Tobias Scherbaum
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 18:45:32 -0500 Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are others feelings on this? What issues do you see with having a wiki? Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see with us having a wiki? What will policy on articles that are

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-13 Thread Petteri Räty
Jan Kundrát wrote: kashani wrote: How easy is it to checkout current GDP docs Append ?passthru=1 to the end of the URL. and make changes to them? I take it you want to make a patch. In such case, edit the file and submit the diff via Bugzilla. Cheers, -jkt Or use anoncvs for

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Ben Sanchez
Are you considering to replace the mediawiki with a different wiki system such as moinmoin? On Wednesday 12 November 2008 7:49:58 am Michael Hammer wrote: * Gokdeniz Karadag [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 13:06]: Petteri Räty demis ki:: Michael Hammer wrote: We should develop some kind of

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Jan Kundrát
Michael Hammer wrote: The wiki can be a staging ground for user contributed documents, which can become part of official docs after a review and cleanup by developers. ...as long as they use a compatible license, is not the case right now (and never was, IIRC). That's the way I intended my

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Petteri Räty
Michael Hammer wrote: * Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 00:46]: What are others feelings on this? I like the idea! What issues do you see with having a wiki? Pages of poor quality with wrong informations. Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see with us having a

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Michael Hammer
* Gokdeniz Karadag [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 13:06]: Petteri Räty demis ki:: Michael Hammer wrote: We should develop some kind of review process and at least the possiblity to lock and hide pages of poor quality. In the most cases the howtos are related to some herds. What if we have a

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Gokdeniz Karadag
Petteri Räty demis ki:: Michael Hammer wrote: * Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 00:46]: What are others feelings on this? I like the idea! What issues do you see with having a wiki? Pages of poor quality with wrong informations. Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Josh Saddler
Gokdeniz Karadag wrote: The wiki can be a staging ground for user contributed documents, which can become part of official docs after a review and cleanup by developers. . . . no, I'd think not. It takes time and effort to produce one of our polished, professional documents. That's duplicating

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Joe Peterson
Josh Saddler wrote: It takes time and effort to produce one of our polished, professional documents. That's duplicating the time and effort that it takes to write a decent wiki article -- pointless duplication. One of the things I'm hearing from just about every other user and developer is

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread kashani
Jan Kundrát wrote: Michael Hammer wrote: The wiki can be a staging ground for user contributed documents, which can become part of official docs after a review and cleanup by developers. ...as long as they use a compatible license, is not the case right now (and never was, IIRC). That's

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Jan Kundrát
kashani wrote: How easy is it to checkout current GDP docs Append ?passthru=1 to the end of the URL. and make changes to them? I take it you want to make a patch. In such case, edit the file and submit the diff via Bugzilla. Cheers, -jkt -- cd /local/pub more beer /dev/mouth

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Michael Hammer
* Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 00:46]: What are others feelings on this? I like the idea! What issues do you see with having a wiki? Pages of poor quality with wrong informations. Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see with us having a wiki? We should develop some

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-12 Thread Eray Aslan
On 12.11.2008 11:44, Michael Hammer wrote: * Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 00:46]: What are others feelings on this? I like the idea! What issues do you see with having a wiki? Pages of poor quality with wrong informations. Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Joe Peterson
Mark Loeser wrote: What are others feelings on this? What issues do you see with having a wiki? Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see with us having a wiki? +1! I have set up several wikis for work projects and used many others to great benefit. Even those (on my work projects)

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Josh Saddler
Mark Loeser wrote: So, gentoo-wiki.com went down for a awhile and took something away from our users something that is useful. Its back now, but I think we should consider having our own official wiki that our users can contribute to. We already have something very similar to this on the

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Ferris McCormick
On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 18:45:32 -0500 Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, gentoo-wiki.com went down for a awhile and took something away from our users something that is useful. Its back now, but I think we should consider having our own official wiki that our users can contribute to. We

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Iain Buchanan
Mark Loeser wrote: So, gentoo-wiki.com went down for a awhile and took something away from our users something that is useful. Its back now, but I think we should consider having our own official wiki that our users can contribute to. We already have something very similar to this on the

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 18:45:32 -0500 Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are others feelings on this? What issues do you see with having a wiki? Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see with us having a wiki? What will policy on articles that are horribly dangerous or outright

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Iain Buchanan
Hi, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 18:45:32 -0500 Mark Loeser[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are others feelings on this? What issues do you see with having a wiki? Do you see anyway to resolve the issue you see with us having a wiki? What will policy on articles that are

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Jeremy Olexa
Mark Loeser wrote: So, gentoo-wiki.com went down for a awhile and took something away from our users something that is useful. Its back now, but I think we should consider having our own official wiki that our users can contribute to. We already have something very similar to this on the

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-11-11 Thread Robin H. Johnson
On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 08:39:41PM -0600, Jeremy Olexa wrote: I am throwing this out there, can we ask Mike Valstar for a dump of all his stuff, slap it on gentoo hardware under a wiki.gentoo.org link? It could be a community building experience and offering the stability of gentoo hardware