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Re: Expanded information template

From: Brendan Jurd <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, PostgresCluster ML <pgsql-cluster-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Expanded information template
Date: 2010-03-25 21:06:37
Message-ID: 37ed240d1003251406x253af948t2ea220cde52e8622@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On 8 March 2010 13:55, Brendan Jurd <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On 8 March 2010 13:44, Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
>> But at some point, at least the "General Info" section here really needs to
>> be turned into a proper MediaWiki template.  That not only will make the
>> formatting consistent across all the pages, it will allow adding new fields
>> as needed (they'll just show up as empty for entries that don't fill in a
>> value yet), and it makes a future effort to scrape all this data out into a
>> master table a whole lot easier to accomplish.
>>
>> Brendan Jurd is the resident "Turn this repetitive pile of data into a
>> proper template" wizard for the PG Wiki, cc'ing him here to see if he has
>> any time to help out with this one.
>
> I'd be happy to assist with this.  The existing layout seems fairly
> straightforward and should translate into a template quite smoothly.
>
> I'll see about working something up over the next day or so.

Well that "next day or so" ended up being rather more like what
Earthlings like to call a "month", but I did actually get around to
working on this today.

The new template is at
http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Template:ClusteringProject.  I have
converted the Slony page http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Slony across
to the template; it seemed like a useful subject for the experiment
because the page content was very complete and conformed closely to
the template.

I'm happy to convert the remaining project pages, but I thought I'd
stop here, take a breather and request feedback on what I've done so
far.

Cheers,
BJ

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