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Re: Need wiki help: Advocacy TODO page

From: damien clochard <damien(at)dalibo(dot)info>
To: Brendan Jurd <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, PostgreSQL WWW List <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Need wiki help: Advocacy TODO page
Date: 2009-08-22 09:45:24
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Brendan Jurd a écrit :
> 2009/8/22 Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>:
>> Why not follow Selena's lead and name the page Advocacy/Todo?
> 
> Well, I put the content under Advocacy_Todo because that page already
> existed (albeit empty) and it seemed a logical naming, consistent with
> our approach elsewhere on the wiki.
> 
> We *could* use subpages for Advocacy, sure.  But
>  a) I don't know all the implications of using subpages versus the
> standard scheme.
>  b) We don't do that anywhere else in the wiki, so it's kinda out of left field.
>  c) Wikipedia specifically disallows the use of subpages in the main
> namespace, because trying to organise things into a topical hierarchy
> proved counterproductive.  I'm not suggesting we have to do whatever
> Wikipedia does, but they are the organisation with the most field
> experience using mediawiki, so it might be useful to take advantage of
> their lessons learned.
> 
> Personally I'd be more inclined to just put all of the
> Advocacy-related pages into Category:Advocacy.
> 

i totally agree on this. i see at least two other categories in the wiki
that could be "knowledge base" and "developpers", something like that...

Anyway the first good thing about using an advocacy category is that we
will have to go through all the wiki pages and check for orphans pages.

I'm volunteer to start this category and add pages into it !


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